Olympia & Renton

Home care aides support people who face challenges in performing the activities of daily living to live as independently and safe as possible.

The Home Care Aide (HCA) Training Program in Olympia, WA and Renton, WA was designed for individuals across Thurston, Mason, Lewis, and King counties desiring to work in private homes, Adult Family Homes, and Assisted Living Facilities. The DSHS approved 75-hour Home Care Aide Training Program consists of both online and classroom training across Washington state.


The S&H Olympia, WA and Renton, WA Home Care Aide Training Program is a course that has 43 hours of online training and 32 hours of classroom training. Students work independently with the online portion of the class, then come to the S&H Training Center in either Olympia, WA or Renton, WA for the Mental Health, Dementia, and skills classes. 

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The in-person classes are each offered once a month. Classes can be taken in most any order, but all online classes must be completed before you can take the hands on skills classes.

Upon successful completion of the Home Care Aide classes in Olympia or Renton and Washington state, students will receive a Certificate of Completion for the Home Care Aide program. They are also eligible to take the State Exam for home care aides to become state-certified through Prometric.

S&H Training Center in Olympia, WA is also a testing site for Prometric (we do not schedule the test, we just host the test). If you would like to take your HCA test at our Olympia, WA location, contact Prometric and give them our testing site code: WAREGOLMP

HCA Available in
Olympia & Renton
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We accept checks, cash, and credit cards


Included with Course:

  • Orientation & Safety training

  • Core Basic

  • Mental Health

  • Dementia

  • Skills

* Dementia and Mental Health can be switched out for Diabetes or Traumatic Brain Injury classes.​


Registration Fee (non-refundable):        $50.00
Tuition:                                                      $350.00
Books and other printed materials:       $50.00
Online Training Access:                          $100.00
Total Cost:                                                $550.00

Optional Add-ons:

  • Nurse Delegation Core          $50

  • Nurse Delegation Diabetes   $60