WCTC adds technical diploma for caregivers

By Freeman Staff

Nov. 5, 2014

WAUKESHA Waukesha County Technical College announced Tuesday it will be offering a new caregiver technical diploma program designed for those interested in working with clients in their homes.

The coursework includes training to provide companionship to clients, and assist with basic personal care and light housekeeping, while maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

Those who complete the first course will receive a certificate and be able to work in roles such as personal care worker, personal care aide, homecare aide, home health aide and home health worker. The second course in the program, Caregiver Beyond the Basics, provides the students with additional skills and leads to a technical diploma