Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Training for the Student


Why Become a Personal
Care Assistant (PCA)?

  • PCA’s offer assistant services in many settings.
  • PCA’s often work in client’s homes, but may also find entry-level positions at adult day centers, personal care homes, assisted living residences or hospitals.

HERO provides PCA
Training covering
topics such as:

  • Understanding the field of health care and health care settings
  • Work skills & job maintenance
  • The importance of communication
  • Legal & ethical aspects of care
  • Documentation skills
  • Understanding people as individuals
  • E-learning
  • Job shadowing
  • Body systems & functions
  • Taking vital signs
  • Activities of daily living & instrumental activities of daily living
  • Respecting differences
  • Time Management
  • Person Centered Care
  • Professionalism