Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
*THIS PROGRAM IS FOR CURRENT AZ CNA’s or DCW’s TO BECOME CAREGIVERS PER NEW AZNCIA NOV18 RULEMAKING*- This program prepares candidates for the Arizona Assisted Living Caregiver exam. Formerly known as the 3-Level certification. Candidate is required to complete 20 hours of class, including medication training. Once Candidate passes state exam, they are able to obtain employment as an Assisted Living Caregiver. Must be able to obtain an AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card to obtain employment.
Minimum Requirements: Current AZ Nursing Assistant Certification or license, or Direct Care Worker Certification.
ability to obtain a AZDPS Fingerprint Clearance card level.
High School Diploma or GED or pass an admission entrance exam administered by Academy for Caregiving Excellence
Competencies to be achieved: AZ Assisted Living Caregiver training, such as taking vitals, medication management, 3 levels of care, job management, among others.
Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): Total cost for program and fees is $680.00
Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): Medication Management & Diabetes book
Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
1 set of scrubs
Healthcare Provider CPR- Card
Food Handler Certification- Card
Student Kit: BP Cuff, Stethoscope and Gait Belt
White closed-toed shoes (or tennis shoes)
Watch with second hand
WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Rosa Garcia
Phone number: 520.338.4402
Direct Website link to the program: academyforcaregiving.com/ourcourses
Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Be able to obtain a Level 1 fingerprint clearance card
Other requirements needed: n/a
Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
Full refund if withdrawal within 3 business days of enrollment. No refund once program has been started.
Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: No
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: AZ Nursing Assistant pathway to AZ LPN or RN
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): yes, depending on state
(This is referring to the course being accredited,
not the test or school)
Yes or No: no
Accrediting Agency and link to website:
Credential Attainment Rate:
Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
This is a new course.
Program Length (Weeks)
Combination of Education and Course(s)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
Hartman / Care and Compliance
4723 N 1st Avenue
6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board
Name of Credential
Assisted Living Caregiver Certification
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Full refund if withdraw within 3 days of enroll
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - AZ NCIA Board
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost