Courses for Home Care Aides
The Home Care Aide basic training program is a 75- Hour course required by Washington State to provide the best quality of life through person-centered home care. The Home Care Aide program is a small, specialized course that starts at 3 students and caps out at 12 students in addition to being 100 % in person. No online theory, emailing questions or interrupted zoom classes. We are here for you.
This course was built to turn any Caregiver into a knowledgeable Home Care Aide. From learning Washington State law on Clients Rights to population specific education, Columbia Safety offers a 10-day fast track to the DSHS approved training needed to assist your loved one or lay down a solid foundation to build a career in the medical field. At this moment, more people are wanting to stay home and not be admitted into a facility so the employment outlook for an HCA in Washington State is by far one of the fastest growing careers currently. It is Columbia Safety’s mission to provide Washington State with an elite care team capable of providing safety, dignity, and independence to any vulnerable person.
Once you receive your Home Care Aide Certification from the State of Washington you must complete 12 hours of Continuing Education every year before your birthday. Columbia Safety offers the 12 hours in a two-day course.
In our two day continuing education program you will be able to complete the 12 hours needed to meet Washington State requirements to keep your HCA current. These courses will change each year for a variety of new training in different aspects of your career.
The pandemic threw us all for a loop and now it’s hard to climb back up. With the backlog on State testing and how busy you are at work and with your life, when do you make time to practice your skills? After all the hard work you put into your profession let us be there for you. Columbia Safety rescues you with a 16 hour skills refresher course that is 2 days in length.
Columbia Safety also offers the following courses for HCA: Dementia Specialty Level 1, Traumatic Brain Injury Specialty Level 1, and Mental Health Specialty Level 1. To learn more about these courses, please click the button below!