Personal Care Aide

  • Students will obtain entry level skills as a personal health care aide in either a home setting, long-term care facility, or for social services placement. This course is designed for in-home and assisted living caregivers, includes training in ethics, client's rights, and elder abuse as well as training in emergency first aid, personal care and assistance with daily living tasks.

  • Course Covers

    • Individualized personal care skills
    • Safety & Environment
    • Infection control
    • Consumer rights & ethics
    • Consumer confidentiality
    • In-home & nutritional support skills
    • Communication skills
    • Problem solving & relationship skills


    Related Jobs

    • Home Health Care
    • Assisted Living
    • Personal Care Aides
    • Caregivers
    • Companions
    • Personal Attendants


    Course Prerequisites


  • Certifications Available

    Certificate of completion from Tri-Community Adult Education

    Cost of Program: $80

    Above cost is an estimate. Scholarships are available.

    Median Hourly Wage: $15.69

    Source: EDD/Occupational Employment Statistics Employment and Wages Data, 2020. Wages do not reflect self-employment.

    Class Information (1135.01)

    Classes are held Mondays, 1:00pm-5:30pm, and Wednesdays, 1:00pm-4:30pm, at our Pioneer campus, room 4.