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Personal Care Worker Certificate

Program Code: 905013

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.

Approximate Certificate Costs

$185

Tuition: $155

Books: $30

Certificate Completers will be able to

  • Assist clients with daily cares and tasks in their homes.
  • Assist clients with daily care in supportive facilities.
  • Gain employment with an organization to provide cares for their clients.
  • Start own business and contract directly with clients to provide services.
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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.
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Curriculum
First Semester
Semester Total
1
Total Credits
1
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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.
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