FAQS

 

How long is the program?

HIHP offers Full-time and Part-time schedules to suit students’ needs, including evenings and weekends with the flexibility of year round start dates.  Students can choose to take 5.25 months for Full-time and 12 months for Part-time enrollment. Find out more about the training schedule.

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How much is the program tuition?

The total fee for the PSW program $4,350 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?

Personalized teaching

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.

 

Have more questions? Contact us today to find out more!