How long is the program?
HIHP offers the PSW Bridging Program with a full-time completion of 12.5 weeks with the flexibility of year round start dates. Find out more about the training schedule.
How much is the program tuition?
The total fee for the Bridging program $3,400 CAD; covering tuition, books and compulsory fees like the professional examination, registration and CPR/First Aid certification. See the breakdown HERE.
Why should students choose Hamilton institute for health personnel?
Small classroom size
Start dates for PSW Program is offered year round
Full time & Part time schedules available including Evenings & Weekends
Friendly classroom environment
Affordable student payment plans
Provides financial aid to those who qualify
How much do PSWs make?
The salary for PSWs depends on the employer and setting. It ranges from approximately $13.50 per hour to approximately $23 per hour. With the increasing demand for PSWs, average hourly pay will continue to rise. Read more about the latest news from the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care here.
What does HIHP do to help students get jobs?
Upon graduation, HIHP students are offered support with future employment opportunities including assistance with resumes, recommendations to prospective employers, referrals and references, follow ups and information job postings or fairs. Find out more about our student resources.
Is there financial aid available to students?
Financial aid is available for those who qualify through Ontario Works, Employment Insurance as a second career, Aboriginals & other third party funders like Acclaim Health. Find out more about our student resources.
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