2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 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

This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit YC Admission.

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.