Certificate | SC Program: CL.3300

Program Overview

To learn more about the program including cost, application process, enrollment criteria, and more, please visit the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Certificate Program website.

Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Certificate

These courses are designed to prepare students to perform the basic nursing skills required in acute hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health care agencies. Special emphasis is placed on health care provisions and modifications in community health care settings.

These courses are to be completed in sequence and are approved by the State Department of Health Services.

This is a locally approved certificate. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and application for completion of the certificate to Admissions and Records, the student will receive a certificate of completion from Shasta College. This certificate program is not approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office; therefore, completion of the certificate will not be listed on the student’s transcript.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate:

  • 90% of students taking the end of program comprehensive written and skills predictor examination will demonstrate competency by a written score of 75% or higher and demonstrate competency on at least three of five randomly selected skills consistent with state certification testing competencies.

Requirements for Enrollment into the Program

Students, at their expense, are required to meet all health and safety clinical requirements prior to entering the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide courses. Students must meet established physical criteria to participate in the clinical area. See program web page for specific information regarding enrollment.

Certificate Requirements

  • HEOC 130 Nurse Assistant (5.5)
  • HEOC 131 Home Health Aide (1.5)
Total Units for Certificate: 7

For reference only as of 2022/2023

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