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Yes. ACAHS is approved by DSD to teach the Personal Support Worker (PSW) programs.
Yes. ACAHS is registered under the Private Occupational & Training Act (POTA).
You will be prepared and eligible to work in any setting that employs PSW’s.
Your lab experience is embedded into the curriculum to synch with the theory. The lab is delivered as a simulation. You also have the option to come to Fredericton instead of or in addition to the virtual labs.
You have 2 options. First, you can select from 2 health care facilities in Frederiction that ACAHS is partnered with. Your second option is to choose from 1 of 3 facilities in your own community. If this is your preference, you must let the college know at the time of registration so that ACAHS is able to secure one of those facilities for your clinical placement experience.
Yes. ACAHS is registered under the Private Occupational Training Act and works closely with the Post-Secondary Training & Labour (PETL) Department. PETL's Labour Force Training program can provide up to 50% of program costs to qualified students. ACAHS is here to guide you through the process.
This is a self-paced course. You start when you are ready.
As a student enrolled in the basic PSW program you have 78 weeks (18 months) from your start date to complete your program, 63 weeks to complete theory, lab and testing. The last 15 consecutive weeks are dedicated to the clinical experience. The Advanced Standing program does not have a clinical component, therefore, students have the full 52 weeks(12 months) to focus on the theory and testing.
Yes. Our tuition is approximately ½ of what our competitors are charging….. plus … you can continue to work while you study.
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