How long is the program?

HIHP offers the PSW Certificate Program to international students at 48 weeks with full-time schedules year round. Find out more about the training schedule.


How much is the program tuition?

The total fee for the PSW program $9,950 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

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 CAD per hour to approximately $23 CAD 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 or accommodations?

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.

HIHP does not arrange nor responsible for accommodations, but there is a list of helpful links welcome to students. Find out more about our student resources.


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