Direct Support Professional (DSP) Apprenticeship


A Direct Support Professional (DSP) has a vital role when it comes to patient care. A DSP cares for those with physical and/or intellectual disabilities and helps them with activities of daily living. A DSP has strong people skills and can work with patients with varying levels of ability. Compassion and attention to detail are crucial in this role.

For questions about the APCA Apprenticeship Program, contact:

Louise Crago, Health Professionals Program Manager

DSP Syllabus

APCA Appendix-A Direct Support Professional