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Home Health Aide

School of
Health Professions

This program is only offered at the Clearfield Job Corps Instructional Service Center and is only open to Job Corps students

Program Summary

When Can I Start

Scheduled through Clearfield Job Corps Instruction Service Center

Credits

10 Credit Hours

Time to Complete

4 months @ 15hrs/wk

Training Locations

Clearfield Job Corps Instructional Service Center

This program is only offered at the Clearfield Job Corps Instructional Service Center and is only open to Job Corps students
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Program Outcomes

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Program / Admission Details

Program Description

This program is only offered at the Clearfield Job Corps Instructional Service Center and is only open to Job Corps students

The home health aide is an important member of the health care team directly involved with patient care of physically or mentally challenged individuals who need help with personal care, activities of daily living, and simple household chores. The Home Health Aide program prepares students to seek employment in residential care facilities, hospice settings, and clients’ homes. During the program, students will develop strong communication techniques and learn the basic nursing skills necessary to become certified as a nurse assistant in the State of Utah. Students will demonstrate proficiency in providing basic personal cares including bathing, showering, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks, as well as develop skills for basic household tasks such as cooking and meal preparation, light cleaning, and, doing laundry. Students will develop an understanding of basic household safety and complete a ServSafe course on food safety. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be recommended to take the UNAR State Certification exam to become a certified nurse assistant in the State of Utah and will receive a food handlers’ permit from the Utah Department of Health.

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school seniors, qualified juniors in their second semester, and adult students. Students must be 16 years or older on or before the first day class. In addition, students must meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only)
  • Complete the Davis Tech Placement Assessments
  • Must have the following immunizations/screenings*:
    • Current (annual) Tuberculosis (TB) screening
    • Hepatitis B series
    • Annual Influenza vaccine (October through April)
    • COVID-19 vaccine series

*Immunization requirements may vary depending on clinical site requirements. Additional immunizations may be needed.

NOTE: Any misdemeanor or felony conviction on record may negatively impact the chances of completing the program, being placed on an externship site, and obtaining employment in a health care setting.

Functional Requirements for Student Success

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be completed by a student to perform the essential functions of the home health aide successfully.

  • The home health aide is regularly required to communicate with patients and coworkers through speech and hearing while performing the duties of this job.
  • The home health aide is very active and requires long periods of standing and walking.
  • A home health aide must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, and climb unimpeded.
  • A home health aide must frequently lift or move objects and patients weighing over 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus quickly.

If you feel that your physical status would not allow you to complete these duties, you should seek the advice of your doctor or medical professional before proceeding. If your physical status or condition changes during your program of study, your instructor may be able to offer additional help or advice about how to proceed.

See faculty for more information or review critical program information here.

Placement Assessment Requirements

Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be emailed to Admissions@davistech.edu. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases

The following tests are required for this program:


  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college
Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications
  • Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification
  • Food Handlers Permiet (UT Dept of Health)
  • Nursing Assistant Certification (UNAR)

Classroom Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am
12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm

Program Faculty

Kris Blickfeldt

FT Kris Blickfeldt

  • RN
Sheri Woodruff

FT Sheri Woodruff

  • RN
  • Associate degree from Brigham Young University