Ontario Public colleges are defined as publicly funded colleges of applied arts and technology. There are a total of 24 public colleges in Ontario, and most (currently 22) offer PSW courses.
Multiple colleges offer PSW courses in different cities. For example, Georgian College offers personal support worker courses across five different cities and campuses.
There are some advantages and disadvantages to taking a course at this type of school. They include:
In short, public colleges are looked upon as superior by most employers due to the built-in prestige level of the schools, as well as the longer and more well round curriculum. However, this comes at a cost, including higher tuition and longer time to graduation.
These factors should be weighed when comparing public colleges vs school boards and private colleges. For more information on these other types of institutions visit:School Board Listings
Here is the complete Ontario List.
Click on the schools name to view additional information such as how much tuition costs, how long a course is, campus location, email contact, website info, and additional information.
You can view all courses in a particular city by clicking on the city names found below.
There are also a few Online Courses that can be taken from anywhere around the world.
|Algonquin College||Online | | | ||
|Boreal College - French Language||Toronto | Windsor | Sudbury | Timmins ||
|Cambrian College||Sudbury | Espanola | Little Current | ||
|Canadore College||North Bay | Parry Sound | | ||
|Centennial College||Toronto | | | ||
|Conestoga||Kitchener | Guelph | | ||
|Conferderation College||Thunder Bay | | | ||
|Durham College||Oshawa | | | ||
|Fanshawe College||London | Simcoe | St. Thomas | Tillsonburg ||
|Fanshawe College - Weekend Classes||London | | | ||
|Fleming College||Peterborough | | | ||
|George Brown College||Toronto | | | ||
|Georgian College||Barrie | Bracebridge | Muskoka | Orangeville | Owen Sound|
|Humber College||Toronto | | | ||
|La Cite College - French Language||Ottawa | | | ||
|Lambton College||Online | | | ||
|Lambton College - Pre-Practical Nursing Pathway||Sarnia | | | ||
|Loyalist College||Belleville | | | ||
|Mohawk College||Hamilton | Hamilton | Brantford | ||
|Niagara College||Welland | | | ||
|Northern College||South Porcupine | | | ||
|Sault College||Sault Ste. Marie | | | ||
|Sheridan College||Brampton | | | ||
|St. Clair College||Windsor | Chatham | | ||
|St. Lawrence College||Brockville | | | ||