Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
A. Course Objective:
-Prepare the student to successfully complete the knowledge examination for certification by the Arizona Board of Nursing’s Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers (NCIA/ALFM).
-Develop knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment as a certified caregiver.
Description: The certified caregiver certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry level healthcare positions in assisted living facilities. Students completing this program will be prepared to take the knowledge examination for certification by the Arizona Board of Nursing’s Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers (NCIA/ALFM)
Competencies to be achieved: Students will be able to:
-safely perform skills of a certified caregiver.
-work effectively as part of a healthcare team.
-practice culturally appropriate care.
-pass the certified caregiver licensing exam.
-obtain employment as a certified caregiver.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$898.20 (in-state). $2028.20 (out of state)
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Providing Home Care A Textbook for Home Health Aides, 5th edition
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Black scrubs, textbook, workbook
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: David Prieb
Phone number: 928-526-7664
F. Direct Website link to the program: coconino.edu/certified-caregiver-certificate
G. Additional information:
Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
-AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card, Level I (required for enrollment into the course)
Other requirements needed:
Prerequisites: AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card, 18yrs or older at the time of course completion, placement into ENG 098 or above.
Pre/Co-requisite: CPR/First Aid, Food Handler's card
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): https://www.coconino.edu/details/financial-aid-disbursement
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: Arizona Board of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers
- Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: YES
Career Pathway: Students can return for credentials as a Certified Nursing Assistant and Registered Nurse
- Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes and no. Only recognized in Arizona but it’s recognized by all applicable industries and companies who employ certified caregivers.
- Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No, but will be approved by NCIA (Arizona Board to Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers).
Accrediting Agency and link to website: http://www.aznciaboard.us/index.html
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.
-New program with no performance data.
Program Length (Weeks)
Combination of Education and Course(s)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
It is not competency based.
3000 N Fourth St., Flagstaff, Arizona
10 - Coconino County Career Center
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
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?
$65.00 D&S Diversified Technologies Knowledge Test
$572.00 Specialty Course Tuition-Level 6 ($143.00 per credit hour)
$192.00 The following items are needed to register for the course: -AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card($67) -CPR/First Aid ($105) -Food Handler's Card ($20)
$1,702.00 Specialty Course Tuition-Level 6 ($425.50 per credit hour)
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$33.00 Black Scrubs: 20 Workbook: 13
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost