Personal Caregiver Skills

Online Personal Caregiver Training for Your Employees

Prepare to meet the growing demand for personal caregivers while providing a career pathway that can help retain dedicated employees. Through online personal caregiver skills training, you can grow your client list and improve worker productivity.

  • Prepares new and incumbent employees for entry-level work as personal caregivers.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your workers successfully progress through the training and excel on-the-job.
Self Paced
caregiver hugging patient in wheelchair.

What Your Learners Will Study

  1. Standard procedures needed to maintain clean, safe, and healthy environments.
  2. The standard practices used to assist clients with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, physical movement, and mental exercises.
  3. The correct way to administer prescribed treatments, therapies, and basic first aid as directed, when appropriate and allowed.
  4. Unique practices and procedures involved with caring for special needs populations.

Personal Caregiver Skills Training Curriculum

  • 23.3 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 14 exams
  • 5 courses

Penn Foster’s online Personal Caregiver Skills Certificate Program helps your employees build the foundational knowledge and confidence to be effective caregivers. Online courses include:

  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Law, Ethics, and Confidentiality in Allied Health
  • Home Care Procedures
  • Meeting Clients’ Needs

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As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 
How it works

Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, any where  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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