Polk Education Pathways

Home Health Aide

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster. This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a home attendant, or home health aide (SOC Code 31-1011) or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction in those supportive services that are required to provide and maintain bodily and emotional comfort and to assist the patient toward independent living in a safe environment, as stated in Rules of the Department of Health   Minimum Standards for Home Health Agencies.

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
HSC0003 A Basic Healthcare Worker 90
HCP0330 B Home Health Aide 75

Traviss Technical College

3225 Winter Lake Road

Class Times

Evening Program – Traviss Only

Email: kathy.suarez@polk-fl.net

Admission Information