Training Requirements and Classes

Long-Term Care Worker Training Updates

The 4-hour Adult Education certificate of completion is required for instructors requesting approval to teach the following courses:

  • Core Basic Training
  • Population Specific Training
  • Dementia Specialty Training
  • Mental Health Specialty Training
  • Developmental Disabilities Specialty Training

View the schedule of upcoming DSHS Adult Education classes. (PDF)

View Facility Instructor Qualification Requirements. (PDF)

View Community Instructor Qualification Requirements. (PDF)

Summary of Training Requirements

Home Care Aide Training, Certification and Testing

Teach Classes, Get Curricula Approved and Update Training

Approved Training, Classes, and Conferences

DSHS Training Materials

Training Rules – Washington Administrative Codes