Personal Care Aide

Certificate of Completion

This short-term program is intended to prepare students to become personal care aides in the home or in a health care facility. The choice of a career development course or health careers employability skills course are also provided to increase employability and work skills. This program is specifically for noncredit students who are seeking training in the health field for immediate entry-level employment. Furthermore, this program will also provide foundational health skills and training for students to enter into more advanced health career programs. Students must pass both core courses to earn the Personal Care Aide certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be proficient in personal care tasks.
  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Personal Care Aide
Career Development
or VOC HTH06 Health Careers Employability Skills
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