Program Overview

Personal Support Workers work in collaboration with members of healthcare teams. They offer compassionate and respectful care to clients, their families, and communities. A career in Personal Support Work provides opportunities in physical, mental, community or personal health services fields. You'll learn how to assist clients in functioning as independently as possible, while working safely with their dignity in mind. As our population continues to age, there will be a role for personal support worker graduates.

Duration

The requirements for this certificate - Personal Support Worker: Acute Care - may be achieved within one year of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency
  • Language requirements: IELTS 6.0 or no lower that 5.5 in each band, or an equivalent English test, or
  • Lower than IELTS 6.0 can still qualify by first attending the McKenzie College EAP or UNB EAP English pathway programs.

Required Documents for Application

Past high school transcripts, and other college or university transcripts.

Career Possibilities

Graduates can find themselves employed in hospitals, nursing homes, or with community agencies

Campus Locations Available

Campus Start Date
Miramichi September 2020
Saint John September 2020
Fredericton September 2020
Moncton September 2020
St. Andrews September 2020
Woodstock September 2020
Saint John September 2020 (combination of in-class and online)

Application Schedule

 For best chances of acceptance submit application before June for the following year. Example: submit in June 2020, for starting in September 2021.

 

Tuition and Fees:

NBCC yearly tuition: $​9,282.00​​​​ CAD *

McKenzie College tuition per semester: $3,750 CAD *

*Tuition fees may change on a yearly basis without notice

 

TSC Immigration Services Registration Process

Option A (low English): Application process for McKenzie EAP + NBCC (lower than IELTS 6)

  1. Review Program with TSC Immigration Services agent
  2. Apply for McKenzie English assessment (free)
  3. Receive results from Mackenzie (determining how long you will study English)
  4. Pay TSC application support fee ($600 CAD) non-refundable
  5. Apply for NBCC program (pay NBCC application fee $100 CAD) - non-refundable
  6. Apply for McKenzie program (pay $200 CAD application fee) - non-refundable
  7. Receive conditional acceptance from NBCC & McKenzie
  8. Pay tuition fees for first semester for McKenzie & NBCC (NBCC Tuition + McKenzie Tuition) - refundable
  9. Apply for study permit and visa (pay $150 visa fee to TSC) - non-refundable

Total application fee: $1,050 CAD

Option B: Application process for NBCC - IELTS 6

  1. Review Program with TSC Immigration Services agent
  2. Pay TSC application support fee ($600 CAD) non-refundable
  3. Apply for NBCC program (pay NBCC application fee $100 CAD) - non-refundable
  4. Receive conditional acceptance from NBCC
  5. Pay tuition fees for first semester for NBCC (NBCC Tuition) - refundable
  6. Apply for study permit and visa (pay $150 visa fee to TSC) - non-refundable

Total application fee: $850 CAD

 

NBCC

Ready to find out more?

Request a consultation with a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant from TSC Immigration Services.

Ready to find out more?

Request a consultation with a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant from TSC Immigration Services.

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