Skip to main content

Oregon State Flag An official website of the State of Oregon »

Oregon Department of Human Services Search Site

OHCC Training and Education

Elevate Newsletter

The Elevate Newsletter includes full course descriptions and the current course schedule, including the date, time and location of courses. Elevate is published every other month.

May - June 2024Mayo - Junio 2024 View past issues

Access training through PACE

PACE is an easy way to access OHCC training. You'll need to set up an account, then you can register for classes, get course materials and more.

 Create an account Sign in to PACE

Carewell SEIU 503 training

Carewell provides all required training. This includes orientation, New Worker Core training, and continuing education.

Carewell SEIU 503 training

Required training

Senate Bill 1534 was passed in the Oregon Legislature in 2018 and requires all homecare workers, personal support workers and personal care attendants to participate in training and testing, also known as assessment. These requirements set standards to make sure workers have the skills, knowledge and abilities to provide quality in-home services and supports funded by Medicaid or Oregon Project Independence. Being a home care worker, personal support worker or personal care attendant is a valued profession and training is important to career development and advancement.

Listen to the OHCC Connections Podcasts for information on required training.

If you have questions about how the training standards were developed, please contact the OHCC Executive Director

Need help?

If you need help to register for courses, please email our training staff. 

 Email us

Elevate Newsletter issues