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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.

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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!


Personal Care Assistant FAQ's

Q. What does a Personal Care Assistant do?
A. Personal Care Assistants are responsible for providing non-medical care to clients. Personal Care Assistants typically provide their services in their clients’ homes.
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Q. What is the growth potential of a Personal Care Assistant?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Personal Care Assistants jobs are expected to increase 36% by 2028.*
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Q. How much does a Personal Care Assistant Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $485 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Personal Care Assistant Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as a Personal Care Assistant?
A. Demand for highly skilled Personal Care Assistants can be found in client's homes, large care communities and small group homes.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Personal Care Assistant program?
A. Skills covered in the Personal Care Assistant Program include 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.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Personal Care Assistant school cost?
While our online Personal Care Assistant school is not free, we strive to offer low cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Personal Care Assistant school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Personal Care Assistant program, you choose how much you study each week. On average, our online Personal Care Assistant school program is completed in 2 months.

Is this the best online Personal Care Assistant school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Personal Care Assistant school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Personal Care Assistant school near me?
Our online Personal Care Assistant school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Personal Care Aides, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home-health-aides-and-personal-care-aides.htm#tab-6 (October 3, 2019)