2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Assisted Living Facility Caregiver Certificate

IMPORTANT: Professional Licensure Disclosure  

The Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Caregiver Certificate program prepares individuals to be caregivers in assisted living homes, facilities, or home health agencies. The program meets the requirements of the Arizona Board of Nursing Care Institution Administrators & Assisted Living Facility Manager (NCIA).  Students may complete the ALF Caregiver Certificate program by one of two routes.  Option one allows students without a prior background in healthcare to acquire the required knowledge and skills to perform as a caregiver.  Option two allows for Certified or Licensed Nursing Assistants to acquire the additional knowledge and skills needed for performance of the caregiver role.


Credit Hours Required: 1.5 - 3

Program Requirements

Select one of the two following options:

Option 1

Option 2

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Assisted Living Facility Caregiver Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1.  Use caregiver skills to meet a variety of physical, mental, social needs of clients.
  2. Apply culturally appropriate communication skills with diverse members of health care team, clients and others.
  3. Pass the state administered caregiver examination.