Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide

A  home health aide reads to a senior.Home health aides play an important part in the healthcare field. Whether it is seniors who need a little extra care, or a younger person with special needs, home health aides bring healthcare to where some people need it most.

To be eligible for this class you must be 18 years of age or older and have a minimum eighth-grade reading level and sixth-grade math comprehension level. Students will complete classroom instruction and clinical time in a healthcare care setting and a long-term-care facility.

Upon successful completion of all requirements, students will be entered into the Home Care Registry, which allows them to be eligible for employment. Class cost is $600 for HHA, and includes uniform, textbook, and certification. Partial scholarships are also available to qualified applicants. Please contact your local CDO Workforce for tuition assistance information. 


Home Health Aide Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin in Spring of 2018. 

For more information about these programs, or to apply, please contact Gina Pasa at 607.431.2304 or via email at gpasa@oncboces.org.


CNA to Home Health Aide Transition

If you are already a CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) you may be eligible for a CNA to HHA transition class. The cost of the transition class is $225. This cost includes classroom and clinical instruction, and certification upon completion. 

CNA to HHA  transition classes are scheduled to take place on November 28th, 29th, and December 1st, 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM each day, followed by 10-hours of individual clinical sessions. 

More classes will be scheduled to follow if enough applications are received!
Check here for updates about future classes. 


For more information about these programs, or to apply, please contact Gina Pasa at 607.431.2304 or via email at gpasa@oncboces.org.