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Personal Care Attendant Certificate Program

Certification

Join the rewarding field of home care giving! Assist elderly and /or disabled persons to lead fulfilling and satisfying lives in their own homes. Be part of this fast growing occupation.

Upon completion of this 40-hour Personal Care Attendant course, students will receive a certificate of completion from GBCC. The course includes both classroom and simulated skill practice and covers topics such as:

  • Bathing
  • Wheelchair use
  • Infection control
  • Vital signs
  • Nutrition
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • And more

Textbooks, as well as current DVD's, will supplement the course content.

Personal Care Attendant Certificate Program Information Sheet

Program Course

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
NCHC032 Personal Care Attendant
Classroom , Lab , Total
Total Credits Non Credit

Individual modules can be delivered at your place of employment upon request:

  • Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
  • Infection Control Strategies
  • Vital Signs

Typical Job Opportunities

Job prospects are expected to grow much faster than average. This occupation is expected to grow rapidly in the next several years with large numbers of job openings and new emerging related occupations. 2009 median wages $9.85 per hour.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Learn more about the Personal Care Attendant Certificate Program program by contacting the Business and Training Center.