Free home health aide training in California is possible if you know where to look. Because of the increased the number of Home health aides are needed to meet the needs of changing demographics of California more places are continuing to offer free home health aide training. Once an individual has taken and passed the final test they are placed on the California Home Health Aide Registry.
Free Nursing Assistant Training Centers
AVALON H.H.A. TRAINING CENTERS
Avalon Training Center – Merced
3170 ‘M’ Street Merced, CA 95340
Avalon Training Center – Modesto
1900 Coffee Road Modesto, CA 95355
Avalon Training Center – San Andreas
900 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95349
In-Home Supportive Services Consortium
If you have home care experience, or just a sincere desire to help others, they will train you in the skills you need to provide competent, compassionate care to people in need.
Los Angeles Job Corps Center
1020 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tel: (213) 748-0135
Fax: (213) 741-5359
Before entering the program, students must:
Comply with state requirements that may involve a criminal background check and completion of a training program meeting federal content requirements.
Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Register with the state regulatory authority.
West Los Angeles College
9000 Overland Avenue Culver City, CA 90230
Students who wish to further develop their skills and employment options, working with homebound individuals and assisted living facilities, should take this 4-week course to become a State-certified HHA. The CNA and HHA classes can be completed together in one semester.
Student Eligibility and Requirements:
All students are eligible to participate in these FREE, noncredit classes. Admission to the IHSS program is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. You will be expected to attend class each and every day, study hard and successfully learn the material. See the class schedule for class dates and times.