Health & Human Services Courses & Skillbuilders


Residential & In-Home Health Care Training  

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Exploration & Introduction to Health & Human Services Careers, $15.00

In this course you will  explore various careers in the health & human services career pathway, learn how to get started in them, and learn vocabulary, soft skills, and math skills used in professions such as caregivers, nursing assistants, medical assistants, pharmacy technicians, paramedics, community health workers, social workers and more.

Tue/Thur  |  4/11 – 6/1  |  11:45am – 1:45pm

Mon  |  4/10 – 5/22  | 5:30 – 8:45pm


Patient Lifting & Hoyer Lift Training, $20.00

According to the FDA, patient falls from lifts may cause injuries including head trauma, fractures and death. Whether you’re an in-home caregiver or working in a residential facility, this 1-hour training will help you build your skills!

Cost $25.00 - FREE for students who completed a previous training and have accepted work as a caregiver. BOGO! Enroll with a friend and one of you gets trained FREE!

Thursday  | 3/16/17  |  4:00pm - 5:00pm


Continuing Education Units CEUs (on campus)

Client’s Rights & Incident/Injury Reporting (4 CEUs)  |  $25.00  | Wed/Thur  |  3/8 - 3/9  |  11:45 – 3:00pm

Infectious Disease Control/Universal Precaution (4 CEUs)  |  $25.00  |  Tue  |  3/14)  |  11:45 – 3:00pm

Medication Administration (8 CEUs)      $50.00  |  Tue-Thur  |  3/28 - 3/30  |  11:45 – 3:00pm


First Aid & CPR First Aid, Adult and Child CPR Course, 2 year certification

This EMS Safety class teaches the skills of CPR and First Aid for infants, children and adults. It includes the ABCs of resuscitation - `airway, breathing, and circulation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the manual application of chest compressions and ventilations, and how to respond to a medical emergency.

Costs: $25 class fee + $15 Workbook + $15 Certificate fee = $55.00 (non-refundable)

Days:     5/10/17   |   Wed   |   9:00 - 3:00pm   |    $55.00

Evenings:   |   5/25 - 6/1  |   Thur    |     5:30 - 8:45pm    |     $55


Effective Communication & Conflict Management in Care Facilities

Sometimes caregivers need a little reminder of things they can do to have better relationships with their clients/residents. This skill-builder course will provide current caregivers with useful techniques for effective communication, anger de-escalation, and hospitality & customer service skills specifically tailored to this industry.

Training dates are TBA. Location: Your care facility or on our campus. Cost: varies

Want training for your group? Contact Michelle Walker-Wade for help.


Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Test Prep

Students will receive instructor-led, guided practice to help them prepare for the 90 question Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). You can learn more about the exam at Students should have experience as a Pharm Tech or completion of Pharm Tech training w/internship.

Cost: $45 + $29 materials

Date: TBA (please contact our office and ask to be placed on the CTE notification list)


Looking for Clinical Medical Assisting (CMA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) or Pharmacy Technician (PT)?

Due to regional consortia partnerships, we will not offer Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or Pharmacy Technician (PT).

For CMA -- Chabot College, Castro Valley or San Leandro Adult

For CNA -- San Leandro Adult

For PT -- San Leandro Adult or Mission Valley ROP