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Personal Care Aide

BECOME A PERSONAL CARE AIDE IN 9 WEEKS!



This entry-level certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to enter the workforce and provides the skills necessary to move upward in the healthcare field.


JOB DESCRIPTION 


Personal Care Aides assist consumers who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, elderly and/or frail. They work in the home and help their clients with daily activities, such as bathing and bathroom functions, feeding, grooming, taking medication, and some housework. Personal Care Aides help clients make and keep appointments with doctors, provide or arrange transportation, make and serve meals, make sure clients take their medicine and provide companionship. 


PROGRAM INFORMATION 2 Personal Care Aide students practicing applying bandages

  • FREE training program includes two noncredit courses
  • Students successfully completing required courses earn a Certificate of Completion 
  • Local employer "virtual" visits and job referrals provided 
  • Noncredit courses are tuition-free and zero units


FALL 2020 SCHEDULE

​Course #
​Course Name
​CRN
​Dates
​Days
​TimeInstructor
Location
​ALH A001N

Personal Care Aide I 

22062

September 8 - October 8

Tues/Wed

12:30 pm - 3:50 pm 

​Tierney Loveland-Grace
​Online via Zoom*
​ALH A002N

Personal Care Aide II 

​22065

October 13 - November 5

​Tues/Wed

12:30 pm - 3:40 pm

​Tierney Loveland-Grace
​Online via Zoom*


Additional support for English language learners is available. 


*Classes meet live online at the scheduled times. Students are expected to attend and participate in class during the times listed via Zoom. Students need a computer, laptop or tablet to complete class requirements. Chromebooks are available to check-out from the Adult Education Office. Contact us for more information.


 Students of the Personal Care Aide class


CONTACT US

Adult Education Office
Phone: (714) 432-6897
Email: adulteducation@occ.cccd.edu 

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