Become a Personal Care Aid


Personal Care Aide Training is a 1-week, 40-hour course offer each month. It runs Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM at 2938 North Avenue, Unit B, Grand Jct., CO 81504. The course includes: 1 day of Caregiver Training, 2 days of Colorado Q-MAP Training (includes certification testing), one day of American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens/Epi Pen Training, and 1 day of Job Shadowing and Dementia Specific Training. 


A $25 "scurbs retainer" is due upon enrollment; includes handbook, scrubs, certification fees, & job shadowing.

Scholarships are available. To register contact Linda Applegate at lapplegate@wcahec.org or 970-434-5474 x 2.

Monday-Friday: 9AM - 5PM


In Grand Junction at the Western CO Area Heath Education Center

  • January 10th – 14th
  • February 14th – 18th


In Delta at the Delta/Montrose Technical Center:

  • January 24th – 27th
  • March 28th – 31st