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Online Personal Care Assistant School

What you will learn in Personal Care Assistant

As a Personal Care Assistant you will enjoy a secure and rewarding career. Play an important role in the lives of the clients you care for. As a Personal Care Assistant you will have the opportunity to work in client's homes, large care communities and small group homes. Personal Care Assistants are in high demand and there are many job opportunities all over the country.

Why Choose Personal Care?

Now you can join this exciting profession that is projected to grow faster than most industries — our aging population means more and more work for Personal Care Assistants. You will play an important role in the care of clients and have a rewarding career knowing you are helping people in need.

Online Personal Care Assistant School

Personal Care Assistant is a High Demand Career
Personal Care Assistants Make a Difference in Clients Lives
Personal Care Assistant Work Full or Part Time

As a Personal Care Assistant, you will be a well respected professional playing a crucial role in the world of your clients. You will meet fascinating people and find great satisfaction in the work you do every day.


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How to Become a Personal Care Assistant

Step 1:
Earn Your HS Diploma or Equivalent

Step 2:
Get Formal Training through an Accredited Institution
While formal training is not always required, it can be helpful in seeking employment in this field. Personal Care Assisting programs are typically available at the certificate level, with online and on-campus options available. Courses typically cover topics like nutrition and wellness, hygiene, ethics and legal responsibilities, and communication and documentation.

Step 3:
Start Working
Many employers will offer on-the job training, however the employee must prove mastery of the standards and ethics entailed in performing in the role of a personal care assistant.

What You'll Learn During Your Online Personal Care Assistant Course

What You Will Learn During Personal Care Course
  • Ethics and Responsibilities
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Vital Signs
  • Preventing Infection
  • Communication
  • Documentation
  • Personal Care
  • Medications: What To Do & What Not To Do

For the full Personal Care Assistant outline, please visit our Course Outline page.

Personal Care Assistant Training That Fits Your Life

In as little as two months you can be ready to start your career as a Personal Care Assistant. And our self-paced online personal care assistant school training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online Personal Care Assistant certificate course, there are no in-person personal care classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Personal Care program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Personal Care Assistant—no previous experience needed.

Online Personal Care Assistant Course
Online Personal Care Assistant Tuition and Financing

Personal Care Assistant Program Tuition and Financing

Tuition for our Personal Care Assistant program is all-inclusive! You'll receive your lesson books, supplements, instructor assistance and career support for graduates—all included in your tuition.

We strive to ensure our Personal Care Assistant program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute. Get started on your online personal care assistant program today and be ready to work in as little as two months!

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