Home Health Aide

The objective of the Certified Home Health Aide program of study is to prepare students for employment as certified home health aides. Upon successful completion of the program students will:

  • Know how to assist clients with activities of daily living in the home
  • Know how to inform the nursing team of changes in the client’s condition while in the home.
  • Be prepared to assist nursing staff with clients care in the home
  • Know how to maintain the clients living area clean and safe
  • Understand basic nutrition
  • Conduct themselves professionally with clients and their family
  • Be Certified as a Home Health Aide by CDPH

Prerequisites & Requirements

  • This program of study requires students to be California residents
  • Students must posses a valid California ID card
  • Students must posses a valid Social Security card
  • Students must posses a current CNA License from CDPH Students may not have a criminal record
  • Students must be free of communicable diseases and may not have any medical restrictions
  • Students may not have any restrictions of physical activity


Class Days/Hours Standard Length Maximum Time Allowable Total Clock Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
2 weeks 4 weeks 40

Graduation Requirements

A student must attend class for the required number clock hours, successfully complete all class assignments, modules, and examinations achieving at minimum a grade of 76% or pass, and fulfill all financial obligations, prior to receiving a certificate of completion attesting to the successful completion of the program of study.


Licensure as a Certified Nurse Assistant by CDPH is required for employment in this field.

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