Learn How to Provide Care for Someone in Need

Learn the skills necessary to confidently provide personalized care to family members or others in your care. Penn Foster Career School’s Personal Caregiver Skills Certificate program can help you learn how to become a successful care provider who holds individuals' best interests at heart. Our online program makes it easy to learn on-the-go between work, caring for your family, and all of your other important commitments.

Why Learn How to Provide Personal Care?

With skyrocketing healthcare costs, now is a great time to learn how to become a personal caregiver. Gain the knowledge and skills that can help you in providing care for your loved ones and others in the comfort of home. This program also provides an opportunity for those already working in the Allied Health field to learn relevant caregiving skills that can be applied across the healthcare industry.
Why Learn How to Provide Personal Care?
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you're not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you learn how to care for another individual.
Self paced
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with Other Students
Our student support network provides a community of individuals who are experiencing similar challenges and triumphs.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
Personal Caregiver Skills Course Details
In the Penn Foster Career School Personal Caregiver Skills training program, you’ll cover topics such as therapeutic communication skills, caring for clients of any age, maintaining a safe and healthy environment, and more! And, this program includes a helpful online simulation to help you see how your skills can be applied to real-world scenarios.
Penn Foster Curriculum
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Personal Caregiver Skills classes online today.
Penn Foster is the best and most effective way to change your life and education.
Tom C.
Penn Foster Graduate
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Get started today on your path towards helping to care for your loved ones with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online program.

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The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.