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Enhanced and Exceptional Worker Certifications

The 2013-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) and SEIU provided two new worker classifications with increased service payment rates. The two new worker classifications are Enhanced homecare and personal support workers and Exceptional personal support worker​.

Link to Enhanced Worker Certification brochure

  • Earn the Enhanced Certification with your peers; share life experiences while learning new techniques and skills
  • SB1534 (mandatory training) requirements are met once you have your Enhanced Certification
  • Pay differential is $1.00 above base - rate of pay for consumer/employers who are pre-approved for the enhanced services
  • The Enhanced Certification is a pre-requisite for the Exceptional Certification

​Enhanced Certification scheduled courses are always listed in the Elevate Newsletter 


Enhanced Worker Certification Brochure​