All Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are required to complete a PSW Orientation within 90 days of receiving their provider number. Once you have completed your orientation the completion date will be recorded in the Oregon Home Care Commission Registry.

Online orientation is now available

To register for online orientation please complete the form located here:

Within 1 business day (Monday – Friday, except Holidays) of completing the form, you will receive an email from​ with the instructions for taking the online orientation. If you don’t receive this email, be sure to look in your junk mail folder or email us at​ for assistance.

An online orientation will require you to have access to a computer, the Internet and an active email address. The Orientation will take about 3 hours to complete. You can stop and start the orientation, you don’t have to complete it all at one time. The Orientation has an audio feature if you have a speaker on your computer. Closed Captioning is also available and includes a complete transcription of the audio portion of the orientation. Once you have successfully completed the orientation a certificate will be available for printing or future reference.

In-person orientation is coming soon

If you are unable to find a computer you may prefer attending an in-person orientation. A schedule is not available now but will be in the near future. Come back to this webpage for the schedule and registration information when it is available.​​​