Home Health Aide

home health aide

Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide program instructs student to help elderly, convalescent, or disable persons live in their own homes instead of a health care facility.  HHA's provide health-related services under the direction of nursing or other medical staff. Like nursing assistants, HHA’s may check patient's vital signs, help with simple prescribed exercises, and keep the patient’s room neat.  HHA's can help the patient with personal care skills such as bathing, dressing and grooming.  HHA’s change non–sterile dressings or assist with braces and artificial limbs.  Experienced aides also may assist with some medical equipment.

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid


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Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Next HHA Class Begins:
April 15, 2019 - May 23, 2019

Part Time: Dual Enrollment only

Morning Session
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am


Estimated program cost $1,360 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.
*Not Eligible for Pell Grant

Central Florida Wage Statistics Source

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Program Requirements

This program does not have TABE test score requirements. However, the TABE test scores or an exemption is required to enroll in the program. CNA needed to enter HHA program

Program Commitment

165 Hours

OccupationaL Completion Points

Basic Healthcare Worker - 90 hours
Home Health Aid - 75 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are borrowed from Emergency Services for the day, not purchased

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