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Caregiver Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Other

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902

Description

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


Email: david.prieb@coconino.edu


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.  

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

6

Hours

4

Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)

School

Coconino Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

It is not competency based.

Training Location(s)

3000 N Fourth St., Flagstaff, Arizona

Local WIB

10 - Coconino County Career Center

Name of Credential

Certified Caregiver

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

None

Refund Policy

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

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

Yes

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$36.20 Textbook

Testing/Exam Fees

$65.00 D&S Diversified Technologies Knowledge Test

In-State/District Tuition

$572.00 Specialty Course Tuition-Level 6 ($143.00 per credit hour)

Other Fees

$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)

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$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

$898.20

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$2,028.20

Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$0.00 per hour
Required Certification: Caregiver Certificate

Provider Status

Approved

Address

3000 N Fourth St, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Phone Number

(928) 526-7664

Web Address

https://www.coconino.edu/

Last Updated

Nov 23, 2021

Created

Apr 01, 2021