Information regarding the 40 hour Home Health Aide Training Program (HHP) at CHSC:
Only individuals with a current Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certificate may enroll in a 40 Hour HHA Training Program (HHP) to become a certified Home Health Aide (HHA). In collaboration with CDPH, California Healthcare Skills Center may allow individuals that successfully completed the 160 hour NATP to enroll in a 40 Hour HHA Program.
The HHATP may begin at the end of the NATP training. By running a separate and consecutive training program, CHSC:
Ensures the NATP and HHP are offered as separate programs.
The NATP program follows the NATP curriculum and approved schedule, (including clinical hours). Training are provided by NATP approved instructor at approved classroom and clinical locations.
Begin HHP training only after successful completion of the NATP training. The separate HHA training must follow the HHP curriculum including clinical hours. Only Department approved HHP Instructors provides HHA training at approved classroom and clinical locations.
Each NATP and HHP has its own start and end date and is advertised as two separate classes.