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Free Personal Support Worker Training

Free college training programs available to become a Certified Support Worker with a GUARANTEED Full-time job providing support in your community after graduation. Register today for a class near you!

“The PSW program offered by Conestoga College through ParaMed is absolutely amazing so far. The teaching methods, compassion, patience and engagement our educators for the PSW program provide us is absolutely amazing and one of a kind."

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Interested in Free ParaMed Training Programs?

Tell us a bit about yourself by completing the form below and we’ll get in touch regarding our training programs suited to you.

Helping People Live Better.

Why Join ParaMed as a Support Worker?

  • Join the largest and best Health Care company in Canada
  • Competitive wages
  • Attractive and flexible scheduling options
  • Work independently within your community
  • New grads will be trained with experienced mentors
  • Full health and dental benefits for you and your immediate family
  • Company-paid cell phone for scheduling and communications
  • Pay for travel/mileage
  • 24-hour clinical support
  • Employee discount programs
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • One-on-one patient care
  • Opportunities for additional training with careers leading into management roles
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Learn About ParaMed’s Training

As Canada’s leading home health care services provider for over 40 years we are pleased to offer free PSW training delivered in collaboration with select Ontario colleges.

Program details:

  • Accelerated PSW training with a direct path to employment upon successful completion of the program
  • Tuition-free hybrid delivery model with theory offered through online learning coupled with in-person on-site labs
  • Gain critical practical experience and “earn while you learn” during your fully paid field placement
  • Earn an accredited PSW certificate from an Ontario college

Join our winning team at ParaMed and let us help you become PSW certified and enter an exciting and fulfilling career in healthcare.

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Day in the Life of a PSW

Working as a PSW for ParaMed is an exciting and rewarding career.  Let us tell you about a day in the life of a PSW:

  • Visit with several patients per day, travelling from home to home to provide care.
  • Help with a variety of household tasks – meal assistance, light clean-up duties, etc.
  • Provide cognitive, social, emotional, psychological support to the patient and family
  • Assisting with the use of walkers and canes, transfers from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet, etc.
  • Rising and retiring – Dressing and putting on shoes, brushing hair, teeth, shaving, etc.
  • Personal care – Assisting with bathing, showering, toileting, etc.
  • Socializing and companionship for those in need of emotional support

Training Schedule

Find a PSW training program at the most convenient location suited to your needs. Check back frequently as we post new sessions regularly.

  • Ottawa / Renfrew Region

    Fleming College Accelerated PSW Program

    November 1st, 2021
    • Accelerated 24 week program
    • 420 hours of classroom/lab
    • 300 hours of PAID field placement
    • 30 person capacity

    Locations include: Arnprior, Nepean, Kanata, Orleans, Ottawa, Renfrew, Stittsville and surrounding areas!

    Application deadline is October 12th, 2021

  • Quinte, Kingston, Durham and Kawartha Region

    Fleming College Accelerated PSW Program

    November 1st, 2021
    • Accelerated 24 week program
    • 420 hours of classroom/lab
    • 300 hours of PAID field placement
    • 30 person capacity

    Locations include: Bancroft, Belleville, Clarington, Frankford, Kingston, Lindsay, Oshawa, Stirling, Trenton and surrounding areas!

    Application deadline is October 12th, 2021

  • South Western Ontario Region

    Conestoga Accelerated PSW Program

    November 1st, 2021
    • Accelerated 22 week program
    • 420 hours of classroom/lab
    • 200 hours of PAID field placement
    • 30 person capacity

    Locations include: Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, London, Stratford, Waterloo, Windsor-Essex County and surrounding areas!

    Application deadline is October 12th, 2021

  • Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Region

    Conestoga Accelerated PSW Program

    November 1st, 2021
    • Accelerated 22 week program
    • 420 hours of classroom/lab
    • 200 hours of PAID field placement
    • 30 person capacity

    Locations include: Brantford, Burlington, Hamilton, Grimsby, Niagara, St. Catharines, Welland and surrounding areas!

    Application deadline is October 12th, 2021

Did you find the career path that was right for you?

ParaMed has multiple ways to join our growing Healthcare team.