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Personal Care Worker - Certificate

Emphasizes aspects of providing personal and supportive/rehabilitative in-home and facility based health care including client’s rights, communication, rehabilitation, positioning and transfer skills, infection control, and safety. This is a 30-hour in person course combining lecture with laboratory practice of learned skills. All skill competencies will be assessed under the guidance of a registered nurse.

Program Code: 905013
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Area of Study: Health Sciences

Program Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition: $158, Books: $30, Supplies: $0

Total Approximate Costs
$188

Estimates based on in-state residency. Learn more about tuition and fees.

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How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Certificate Entry

  • Well developed interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Getting Started:
  • Individuals interested in this certificate must email carolyn.debaker@nwtc.edu.

What will I learn?

Curriculum

Total Credits 1

What else do I need to know about the program?

Note

  • Special Features
  • This course allows students to learn the course content through written course work and by practicing skills learned with the guidance of an instructor. The course emphasizes core abilities for the workplace.
Online

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Day
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Evening
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Weekend
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
Full-time
12 or more credits per term.
Part-time
Fewer than 12 credits per term.