Degree Type

1-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code


Time to Degree

2 weeks

Start Date


How You'll Learn

On Campus



Learn to provide high-quality care for someone with special medical or other needs. Begin with basics in personal care, light housekeeping and companionship. Then, explore more advanced skills in adapting to different working environments and maintaining safe and healthy spaces.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

How To Start

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.

Program Details

Program Questions

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This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program.

What Makes This Program Unique?


This course is a great resource for those looking to learn more about becoming a caregiver to a member of their own family.


Courses are generally offered in two-week segments or two Saturdays.

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