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Home Health Aide

Bring comfort and support to families by becoming a home health aide and impact lives every day. Experience the difference with FVI's personalized support, designed to help you succeed in the home health aide program.

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Time to Complete

9 Weeks

Career Outlook

7x Growth*

Class Instruction


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In the role as a home health aide, you’ll provide essential care that will change lives. You’ll get to know your clients and their preferences to accomplish tasks related to their health and day-to-day lives. You’ll not only enter the front line of your clients’ care, but get to know their families, communities, and support systems.

At FVI, you receive the training you need to offer quality, compassionate care to those in need.

Quick Fact 1

Day, evening, and weekend classes. Bilingual instruction.

Quick Fact 2

Personalized support: technical assistance, job placement assistance for graduates.

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Start your career as a home health aide and unlock opportunities for growth in the healthcare industry.

We Prepare You for Top Careers

Discover the diverse and rewarding settings where you can thrive as a home health aide after graduation.

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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Support residents with daily activities such as eating, bathing and moving.
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Home Health Agencies

Provide care and support to multiple patients in their own home.
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Private Homes

Provide in-home care and support. Assist with daily personal tasks and routine care like monitoring vital signs.

Thrive in Today’s Job Market

From expert instruction to job placement guidance, FVI’s home health aide program offers all you need to excel in the job market. That includes training for all key skills needed to improve other people’s lives.


A Program Designed Around You

Experience our student-first approach at FVI, where your success is our priority. Our home health aide program offers personalized tutoring, dedicated mentoring, and job placement assistance to ensure you thrive in your new career. FVI is committed to helping you achieve your career goals and become a compassionate and skilled home health aide.

Achieve your career goals with FVI.

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Take the Career Readiness Quiz

Home Health Aide

Identify goals, personal strengths and important facts about your potential career path so you can make an informed decision about your future. The readiness quiz takes just a few minutes

What to Expect in this Program

Learn more about what you’ll experience in FVI’s home health aide program.

When you graduate as a home health aide, you’ll be prepared to care for clients in a variety of settings. You may assist in daily requirements including the following:

  • Provide basic health services like assisting with administering medication and with taking and monitoring of vital signs
  • Assisting clients with their daily personal tasks, like bathing and dressing
  • Shopping for groceries and preparing meals that meet your clients’ dietary needs
  • Organizing your client’s schedule and appointments
  • Arranging transportation for your client

You’ll learn from FVI’s experienced faculty to gain the knowledge and hands-on experience needed as a home health aide. You’ll also receive job placement support from a dedicated career services team to help you make the transition to your career.

The program is designed to train students to care for all types of clients, including those who have disabilities, cognitive impairments, and chronic illnesses. Students also learn how to work with people recovering from surgery and older people who need assistance in their daily lives.

FVI will prepare you to enter the healthcare field as a qualified, confident home health aide.  Learn more about a rewarding career as a home health aide here:  What to expect as a home health aide

Accreditations and Partnerships

FVI is licensed, and accredited, and has strong relationships with many quality institutions.

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The Skills Students Need

Our programs and facilities are specifically designed to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the workforce quickly.

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Basic Medical Procedures

Receive instruction in taking vital signs, administering medications, and providing basic first aid and CPR.

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Communication Skills

Develop the ability to clearly and compassionately communicate with clients, families, and healthcare professionals.

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Infection Control

Learn proper hygiene practices and infection control procedures to maintain a safe environment.

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Safety and Mobility Assistance

Obtain training in safe patient transfer techniques, proper use of mobility aids, and fall prevention.

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Documentation and Reporting

Receive instruction on accurately documenting patient care and reporting changes in a client's condition.

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Ethics and Professionalism

Learn the importance of ethical behavior, confidentiality, and professionalism in healthcare settings.

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"My time at FVI was amazing, everyone in the class became friends and we helped each other achieve our goals. The hands on part of the program was the most fun, we got to interact with each other and it became a very fun way to learn."

Erica, Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aid


Hear What our Students are Saying

Don’t take our word for it – Hear from actual students on why they chose FVI to start their career as a home health aide.

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Silvia, Nursing Assistant Student

All nursing programs offered at FVI are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Professional Nursing NCLEX Code Miramar US70415200 Professional Nursing NCLEX Code Miami US70418900 FVI School of Nursing and Technology (FVI) is licensed by the State of Florida, Commission for Independent Education (CIE) Miami (main) campus License Number: 3441/ Miramar campus License Number: 6010 The Associate of Science programs at FVI School of Nursing and Technology, Miramar, Florida and Miami, Florida are accredited by the Accredited Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). FVI School of Nursing and Technology is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) ID# 312400 since November 03, 2010

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