Advanced Caregiver Course

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. 513803


A. Course Objective: Provide the Caregiver Certificate to current/active Certified/Licensed Nurse Assistants in the state of AZ.

Description: The Advanced Certified Caregiver Course is a 22-hour non-accredited program that teaches individuals who are Certified/Licensed Nursing Assistants to hold a caregiver certificate.

Competencies to be achieved: Infection Control; Nutrition and Food Preparation; and Medication Management.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):

$ 982.00

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): Leahy, W., Fuzy, J., & Grafe, J. (2013). Providing Home Care. Hartman (4th Edition), Hartman Publishing, Albuquerque, NM & Hartman Publishing (2013). Workbook – Providing Home Care (4th Edition). Hartman Publishing, Albuquerque, NM.

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): Scrubs, Stethoscope, Blood Pressure Cuff, and Gait Belt

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:

Name: Daniela Bulmini


Phone number: 602-714-3439 X 101

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information:

• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: No felonies

• Other requirements needed: Department of Public Safety (DPS) Card, Fingerprinting, Drug screening, TB Test, CPR & First Aid, and Food Handlers Card.

H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Before the beginning of class, the student is entitled to a refund of 100% of the paid tuition, included the $200 registration fee, with the return of the materials previously provided by the school as new. If a student needs to withdraw enrollment the following procedure needs to take place:

A $200 enrollment deposit will not be refunded for any reason, including deciding not to enroll in the program. Students can withdraw at any time. Refunds are not issued after the first day of class. Repayment of the entire program cost is required for students that reenroll.

I. 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: AZNCIA

• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)

Yes or No: Yes

Career Pathway: To sit for this class, the student must have an active CNA/LNA given by the AZ Board of Nursing

• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)

Yes or No (Explain): No, the obtained certificate is valid in the State of Arizona.

• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)

Yes or No: No

Accrediting Agency and link to website:

J. 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. Not yet available.


Program Length (Weeks)


Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)


Accord Healthcare Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

AZ Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution

Training Location(s)

3816 N. 27th Ave

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Yes, of Policy or website

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - AZ Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution

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?


Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$217.00 DPS, GP, DS, TB, CPR, 1st Aid

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee

$200.00 Waived for returning students

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1122.00Personal Care Aides
$12.50 per hour
Required Certification: Caregiver Certificate

Provider Status



3816 N. 27th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

Phone Number

(602) 714-3439

Fax Number

(602) 358-7649

Last Updated

Apr 19, 2021


Jul 05, 2017