Home Care Aide (HCA) Training Classes

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ALL STUDENTS — Please read the Important Update From Cascade Connections Training Center before you attend the class.

ALL STUDENTS — Please also read these documents before you attend the class:


Our home care aide (HCA) 75-hour training certification prepares you for your career in caregiving. We provide interactive, hands on learning for our students. This course is accredited and state approved. Our instructors are knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate about caregiving.

The 75 hours of Basic training to meet state requirements includes the following classes.

5 Hours Orientation and Safety

ClassDate
Orientation and Safety (October 2022)
  • October 3, 2022 9:00 am
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Orientation and Safety (November 2022)
  • November 7, 2022 9:00 am
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Orientation and Safety (December 2022)
  • December 1, 2022 9:00 am
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40 Hours CORE Curriculum (5 days – For residential agency billing through DDA)

ClassDate
40 Hours CORE Curriculum (October 2022)
  • October 4, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 10, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 11, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 17, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 26, 2022 9:00 am
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40 Hours CORE Curriculum (December 2022)
  • December 12, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 13, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 14, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 15, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 21, 2022 9:00 am
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54 Hours CORE Curriculum (7 days – For all students who are taking the Home Care Aide State exam)

ClassDate
54 Hours CORE Curriculum (October 2022)
  • October 4, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 10, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 11, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 17, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 18, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 24, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 25, 2022 9:00 am
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54 Hours CORE Curriculum (December 2022)
  • December 12, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 13, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 14, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 15, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 16, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 19, 2022 9:00 am
  • December 20, 2022 9:00 am
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3-Day CORE Skill Class (Registration by Permission Only)


16 Hours (Minimum) Population Specific Classes (Choose classes from the list below)

Dementia Specialty – 8 Hours

ClassDate
Dementia Specialty Training - Virtual Live Class (September 2022)
  • September 28, 2022 9:00 am
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Dementia Specialty Training - Virtual Live Class (November 2022)
  • November 15, 2022 9:00 am
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Diabetes Specialty – 8 Hours

ClassDate
Diabetes Specialty Training - Virtual Live Class (November 2022)
  • November 9, 2022 9:00 am
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Mental Health Specialty – 8 Hours

ClassDate
Mental Health Specialty Training - Virtual Live Class (October 2022)
  • October 27, 2022 9:00 am
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Mental Health Specialty Training - Virtual Live Class (December 2022)
  • December 1, 2022 9:00 am
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Traumatic Brain Injury – 8 Hours

CPR/FA – 6 Hours

ClassDate
First Aid/CPR/AED - In-Person (September 2022)
  • September 30, 2022 9:00 am
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First Aid/CPR/AED - In-Person (October 2022)
  • October 13, 2022 9:00 am
  • October 28, 2022 9:00 am
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First Aid/CPR/AED - Blended Class (October 2022)
  • October 14, 2022 12:00 pm
  • October 26, 2022 1:00 pm
  • October 26, 2022 3:00 pm
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First Aid/CPR/AED - In-Person (November 2022)
  • November 10, 2022 9:00 am
  • November 18, 2022 9:00 am
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First Aid/CPR/AED - Blended Class (November 2022)
  • November 14, 2022 1:00 pm
  • November 14, 2022 3:00 pm
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First Aid/CPR/AED - Blended Class (December 2022)
  • December 5, 2022 1:00 pm
  • December 5, 2022 3:00 pm
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First Aid/CPR/AED - In-Person (December 2022)
  • December 9, 2022 9:00 am
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Navigating Challenging Behaviors – 3 Hours


HCA Skills Review (Not part of 75 Hours Basic HCA Training and/or Continuing Education)

Do you want to review and practice your caregiving skills before your Prometric exam? Here is a link to the Home Care Aide Skills Review classes:

  • HCA Skills Review (On-Campus Class) – This class is for individuals who need to review the skills for the HCA state exam.
  • HCA Skills Review Videos (Online Class) – This skill review videos are to help HCA’s practice their caregiving skills before their Prometric exam. The videos are to be used for review purposes only. If students need/want to learn the skills they will need to take the skills class. There will be no certificate issued for watching the videos.