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Personal Care Aide

The entry-level Personal Care Aide certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to enter the workforce and provides the skills necessary to move upward in the healthcare field.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

 

Personal Care Aides 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. Personal Care Aides 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. 

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION 

  • FREE training program includes two noncredit courses

  • Students successfully completing required courses earn a Certificate of Completion 

  • Local employer visits and job referrals provided 

  • Noncredit courses are tuition-free and zero units

For more information, please contact the Adult Education Office:

Phone: (714) 432-6897

Email: adulteducation@occ.cccd.edu