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Adult Ed: Personal Care Attendant Certificate Adult Education Total Hours: 128
Term Effective: Fall 2019


The Adult Ed: Personal Care Attendant Certificate of Completion provides a sequence of courses that prepare and train students to work as personal care attendants in homes and other institutional settings. This three-course sequence covers basic care, dementia and end of life care, and a practicum working with professionals who provide various kinds of care.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of all aspects of basic care, dementia, end of life care, and an understanding of the kinds of position within the field;
  2. Prepare to apply for a position as a personal care attendant.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Adult Ed: Personal Care Attendant Certificate program are:

  • Complete requirements from
    • Adult Ed: Personal Care Attendant

Adult Ed: Personal Care Attendant - complete 128 hours
ADLTED 737.1Personal Care Attendant 1: Basic Care48.00
ADLTED 737.2Personal Care Attendant 2: Dementia and End of Life Care48.00
ADLTED 737.3Personal Care Attendant 3: Practicum24.00
ADLTED 730First Aid, CPR, AED and Bloodborne Pathogens8.00

Term Effective: Fall 2019

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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