BECOME A PERSONAL CARE AIDE IN 13 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.
Personal Care Aides (PCAs) 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. PCAs 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.
- 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
- Course materials are provided
FALL 2021 SCHEDULE
PCA I - Knowledge, Attitudes & Skills
Sept 14 - Oct 14
9:00 AM - 12:20 PM
|Tierney Loveland-Grace||Online via Zoom*|
PCA II - Person-Centered Care
|Oct 19 - Nov 9 |
9:00 AM - 12:35 PM
|Tierney Loveland-Grace||Online via Zoom & ALH SCI 202**|
|ALH A009N ||Assisting Patients with Alzheimer's & Dementia ||27018||Nov 18 - Dec 9||Tues/Thurs||9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ||Tierney Loveland-Grace||Online via Zoom*|
*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 laptops are available to check-out from the Adult Education Office. Contact us for more information.
**ALH A002N meets online except for two days on-campus for an in-person student skills check on November 4 & 9.
Instructor Contact Information
Adult Education Office
Phone: (714) 432-6897