This is the Standard for the Personal Support Worker programs of instruction leading to an Ontario College Certificate delivered by Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAATs), Ontario Training Certificate delivered by Private Career Colleges (PCCs) and Ontario Program Training Certificate delivered by District School Boards (DSBs).

January 2022

Although the standard is the same, it may be referred to as a Program Standard by the CAATs, a Training Standard by the PCCs, and a Program Training Standard by the DSBs. The name of the credential issued will vary depending on the education provider (for example, Ontario College Certificate for the CAATs, Ontario Training Certificate for the PCCs, and Ontario Program Training Certificate for the DSBs).

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Ministry of Colleges and Universities
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Toronto, Ontario
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