Home Health Aide Classes

In Penn Foster’s Home Health Aide classes, you will learn the duties of a home health aide, as well as the different skills required to work in a home health care setting. Our program consists of nine courses designed to help you reach your career goals, as well as an externship to help you gain valuable hands-on experience working in the home health care field.

Home Health Aide

Career Diploma

9 months

As low as $59/mo

1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM ET)

Home Health Aide Training Curriculum

  • 25 exams
  • 1 project
  • 1 externship (40 hours)
  • 9 courses

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 9 months
  • Average time = 11 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework. The estimated completion times are based on completion times for learners enrolled in this program from May 2021 - April 2022, excluding withdrawals.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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