FREE Personal Care Attendant Pre-Employment Program at CCCC

Pilot Program Tuesdays and Thursdays starting next month

Cape Cod Community College offers FREE 25-Hr Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Pre-Employment Preparedness Program. 

Mandatory Information Session Set for Tues. Feb. 7, 2017

Hyannis, MA – The Center for Corporate and Professional Education (CCPE) at Cape Cod Community College is responding to the increasing demand for quality Personal Care Attendants (PCA) by offering a PCA Pre-Employment Preparedness Program, FREE to those who are selected to participate. A mandatory information session for this 25-hour pilot program will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5pm. All those interested in participating in this exciting pilot program, MUST attend this information session.

In addition to learning fundamentals associated with being a PCA, this program will provide career readiness activities and certify participants in CPR/AED and First Aid.  Additionally, staff from Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled (CORD), Rewarding Work, 1199 SEIU, Home Care Training Benefit and BenePLAN will provide a host of free, local resources to participants.

PCA's have a vital role helping people of all ages with disabilities to live independently by assisting them with everyday tasks such as: dressing, grooming, housekeeping, shopping, cooking, and personal care. A graduate of a past program said, “I really enjoyed this program and I am eager to help those in need.”

CCPE’s Personal Care Attendant Pre-Employment Preparedness Program will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 21st  through March 16th from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Cape Cod Community College’s Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis.

Registration will be available at the free information session on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 5 p.m. to -6 p.m. Students are required to attend the information session to be qualified for enrollment into the program. This is a great career. Bring a friend to the information session and learn more!

Online registration available at: http://bit.ly/PCAProgramCapeCod

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Cape Cod Community College provides high-quality, career-relevant, accessible training solutions to individuals, businesses and community organizations in our region to achieve and sustain economic prosperity. For more information on CCPE’s courses or custom training options, visit: www.capecod.edu/CCPE.


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