Yee Hong Training and Learning Centre
The Yee Hong Training and Learning Centre strives to empower seniors, family caregivers, professional care providers, and students with knowledge, skills, and wellness support through educational activities, programs, and workshops.
Yee Hong Training and Learning Centre is a registered Private Career College in Ontario under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, and it offers a Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate program. Yee Hong Training and Learning Centre has also partnered with the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work from the University of Toronto and the Centre for Learning and Change in Canada and Hong Kong in providing educational activities such as: social effectiveness training for managers and staff, Play Intervention for Dementia, study tours, social work and social service work student placements, and cultural sensitivity and inclusion training.
Personal Support Worker Certificate Program
The Yee Hong Training and Learning Centre offers a Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate program. The PSW certificate program is approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.
With a team of experienced instructors and 2 practicum placements in long term care and community services facilities, our graduates will be well-trained and job-ready to start a rewarding career in healthcare, and truly make a difference in clients’ quality of life.
The PSW certificate program is a 9-month part-time program including 7 months (348 hours) of in-class modules and 2 months (280 hours) of full-time field placements.
- Classroom: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 pm to 9 pm; Saturdays 9 am to 3:30 pm (to be held at 2311 McNicoll Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario M1V 5L3; classes may be held virtually during the pandemic.)
- Practicum: 2 field placements in Yee Hong’s long-term care and community services facilities
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or a mature applicant (19 years or older)
- Demonstrated ability in reading, writing and understanding English (mature applicants are required to pass a literacy test)
- Vulnerable sector screening clearance and negative 2-step TB screening are required before attending practicum
Interested applicants can complete the application form, or contact us for more information:
Student Placements & Study Tours
Yee Hong facilitates field placements for students who are registered in a social work or social service work program in a Canadian university or college requiring the fulfillment of a practicum. Student placements may range from a few months to a year. Students from overseas universities are also eligible to apply.
Yee Hong annually hosts study tours for groups of students and teachers. These study tours intend to provide an enriched learning experience where students and teachers have the opportunity to immerse into Canadian culture while learning about how Yee Hong’s services meet the changing needs of seniors and family caregivers. Study tours may range from a few days to a few weeks. Students from overseas universities are also eligible to apply.
Yee Hong Centre
Tel: (416) 412-4571 ext. 2650