Home Support Worker

LENGTH: 8 Weeks
WHEN: September 11th, 2023 – November 3rd, 2023
LOCATION: St. Lawrence College – Cornwall

This eight-week program, which is delivered by St. Lawrence College, will provide you with the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with a clear understanding of the Home Support Worker role as a member of the health care team.


  • Includes your tuition and all learning resources.
  • Includes financial supports for items such as transportation, childcare and clothing.
  • Includes assistance in obtaining employment upon completion of the program and a wage subsidy for employers.


  • Foundational Concepts & Principles – Personal Care, Home Management, Health Promotion
  • Practice Imperatives of Personal Care – Hands on experience using the simulation lab
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills – Medical Terminology
  • Employability Skills


  • First Aid/CPR
  • Mental Health First Aid / Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • Gentle Persuasive Approaches
  • Food Handler Certificate
  • Safety in the Workplace
  • Maximizing Safety in Community and Home Care Settings


  • Must be unemployed or underemployed
  • Must be a Cornwall/SDG/PR/Akwesasne ON resident
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be 30 years of age or less OR Have a self-identified disability


  • Clean, vulnerable record check
  • TB vaccination
  • Access to a vehicle
  • Physically able to perform duties


TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY, CALL: JOB ZONE: 613.933.9675 ACESS: 613.575.2626 GIAG:613.525.1533