Residential and In-Home Caregiver Training

7 Weeks of Caregiver Training + Job Placement Assistance (Total Cost: $320.00)*

Upcoming Class Dates for the Year 2022-23


Cohort #2: Oct 25 – Dec 15, 2022

Cohort #3: Jan 10 – Feb 23, 2022

What You’ll Learn

  • How to provide person-centered support for daily living activities to clients in their homes and/or residential care facilities.
  • Information about common diseases, infections, chronic illnesses, and disorders found in a residential care setting
  • Techniques to assist clients with self-management and activities like bathing, dressing, hygiene care, diet, exercise, social interactions, and more.
  • How to assist in clients taking medications properly and how to assist them in community and social engagement activities.
  • Digital literacy skills for Caregivers
  • How to find the best work opportunities as a Caregiver

Three Course Training

  1. Residential & In-Home Care Training (via distance learning)
  2. Hands-on Home Care Aide Training (In-person only & optional)
  3. First Aid, Adult and Child CPR certification (In-person only & optional. Required for employment)

Occupational Skills Certificates include:

  • First Aid, Adult and Child CPR certification (6 hr., EMS Safety Services)
  • Medication Administration – 8 Units CEUs
  • Universal/Standard Precaution – 4 Units CEUs
  • Personal Rights/Incident Reporting [HIPPA requirements] – 4 Units CEUs


Cost (Enroll in each class separately)

Residential & In-Home Care Training (6 weeks via distance learning)
COST $255.00
Fee covers:

  • Residential Care training
  • Class workbook
  • Job placement assistance

Hands-on Home Care Aide Training (2 days, In-person. Optional)
COST $20.00
The fee covers hands-on training in:

  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Patient transfers with gait belts
  • Patient lifts
  • Changing linen on an occupied bed

First Aid, Adult, and Child CPR certification (1 day, 6 hrs, In person. Optional but required for employment)
COST $45.00
Fee covers

  • First Aid, Adult & CPR training & workbook
  • CPR Certificate from EMS Safety

Additional Information

  • Eligible for High School Diploma elective credit through New Haven Adult School.
  • Successful completers receive job placement assistance and employment coaching through their first six months of employment.
  • Additional fees to be paid for employment include: California State registry fees for job placement
  • Funding Assistance is available for those who qualify. See details on the Residential Care Enrollment page.

In-Home Caregivers are in HIGH DEMAND!

Listen to this message from Instructor: Karen Young, MPH

How ResCare Distance Learning Works

  • There is NO set class time for this class.
  • Students will complete three assignments per week by watching video lessons on their telephones, tablets, or computers.
  • Students will also complete workbook activities and tests.
  • Students may email the instructor at any time or may contact her by phone during her virtual office hours.
  • Assignments will be submitted to the instructor via email.

At the end of the training, the instructor will assist the student with job placement

Work-Ready in SEVEN WEEKS!

FALL 2021 Class will be offered In-Person AND through Distance Learning!

Program Outcomes from Nov 2016 through April 2021.

  • 150 out of 172 completed
  • 134 received job offers (89.33%)
  • 118 accepted (88.06%)
  • 18 became Independent, self-employed Caregivers
  • 3 were Caregivers for a sick family member
  • 4 Did not complete once COVID started
  • 3 who did complete did via DL did not accept jobs due to COVID concerns
  • 21 transitioned from ESL program
  • 15 enrolled under the EL Civics Integrated 243 section
  • 14 co-enrolled with WIOA Title 1 via Ohlone Career Center & La Familia collaboration
  • 4 were Adults with Disabilities (ex. Autism) 3 of which became paid Companion Care Helpers
  • 1 has received the Caregiver of the Quarter award through their employer
  • 1 upskilled to Geriatric Specialist
  • 2 have received a job that's above entry-level as a Caregiver Medication Technician
  • 3 received 11 units of High School Diploma credit and graduated with their diploma and a Caregiver job offer.
  • 4 have dual enrolled: one in NHAS High School Diploma, one in ABE Math, and two in Health Science Essentials
  • One employer partner has offered our graduates an above-average starting pay rate of $16.95/hour
  • One student has recently promoted from Caregiver to Caregiver Lead to Scheduler.