Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide program is designed to prepare students for a variety of duties to help care for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, rehabilitation centers and psychiatric facilities under the supervision of nurses and other medical staff. Training includes instruction in anatomy as well as personal care skills. The Nursing Assistant class at TECO is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.

Program Mission

The mission of the Health Science Education Department is to provide high quality education and training that empowers student to successfully pass the State of Florida license/certification examinations, to provide safe, quality care to patients/residents in a diverse cultural community, and to pursue a life enhancing career in healthcare.

Program Content

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Wellness and Disease Concepts
Safety and Security Procedures
First Aid/CPR
Nutrition and Personal Care Procedures

Industry Certifications and Licenses

State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT)
Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid

Gainful Employment Information

Home Health Aide Gainful Employment

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $10.24 | Average Wage: $12.24
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**

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Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part Time AM:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part Time PM:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am


Estimated program cost $1,375.40 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.
*Not Eligible for Pell Grant


Pam Rogers

Myrlande Timothee

Program Number


Program Requirements

This program does not have TABE test score requirements. However, the TABE test scores or an exemption is required to enroll in the program. CNA needed to enter HHA program

Program Commitment

240 Hours

OccupationaL Completion Points

Basic Healthcare Worker - 90 hours
Home Health Aid - 75 hours
Nurse Aid Orderly - 75 hours

*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks*

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are borrowed from Emergency Services for the day, not purchased

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