Online Home Health Aide Training

Our online Home Health Aide training program can be the first step toward a career lending invaluable assistance to people who need it. Our program shows you how to help the elderly or people with disabilities, chronic illness, or cognitive impairment to maintain their quality of life and independence at home. As a graduate of our online Home Health Aide (HHA) program, you’ll possess the professional-level knowledge you need to succeed.

Madison’s comprehensive course was developed by experienced professionals and will help you prepare for career opportunities in home health care by giving you the tools to apply what you learn to real-world situations. With our self-paced, flexible online home health aide training, you can learn when it’s convenient for you. All of your course content is included with your tuition as well as academic support via phone, email or online to help you every step of the way. Enroll and graduate in as few as 4 months and get started towards a rewarding career in an in-demand field.


Lesson Group 1: Orientation: Ashworth College Career Program

Learning at Ashworth

The goals and values of Ashworth College; time management; creating a realistic weekly and monthly study schedule; the nature and purpose of assessments; how to study effectively to prepare for and take an online examination; developing the skill sets necessary for success in the twenty-first century.

Allied Health Careers

Introduction to the basic operations of allied health careers and the legal and ethical issues students may encounter while working in the many different venues available for these fields.

Lesson Group 2: Safety Issues

Safety in the Home Environment

Outdoor safety hazards; assessing environment for safety hazards; avoiding slips, trips, and falls; walking surfaces and stairs.

Bloodborne Pathogens

Universal precaution methods; protective equipment and clothing; types of bloodborne pathogen exposure.

Preventing Violence

Dementia symptoms; aggressive response behavior; behaviors indicating pain; caregiver/patient communication.

Safe Patient Handling

Health care ergonomics; high-risk patient care activities; environmental risks; mechanical aids for lifting/moving patients.


Program Details

Our Home Health Aide training course shows students how to help the elderly, the disabled and people in ill health to maintain their quality of life and independence at home. Students will examine the role and responsibilities of the position and learn to identify and address healthcare concerns for the patients they care for. Graduates gain professional-level knowledge on vital topics including OSHA regulations and safe care requirements, communication, dietary information and exercise as well as recording patient information.

Your Online Home Health Aide Training Course Includes:

  • Comprehensive Home Health Aide training eBook and study guides
  • Career diploma at graduation
  • Instructional and tutorial support from our experienced faculty
  • Membership in Madison’s online student community
  • Interactive student portal that can be accessed anytime and anywhere from your phone, tablet, or computer

Being here made me feel a part of something and I really would recommend it for anybody. There is no reason not to go to school, especially with a place like this, because it’s giving you the opportunity to better yourself and gain a sense of accomplishment.

— Susan Donaldson, Recent Graduate


Tuition for Madison’s Home Health Aide program is affordable and flexible with convenient payment options. Everything you need to succeed in the program is included in your tuition.

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Career Outlook

With medical advances extending the lifespan of the population, the need for Home Health Aides to provide these aging baby boomers with the assistance they need to maintain their quality of life continues to grow. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, home health jobs are expected to rise 38% by 2024, much faster than the average among other healthcare-related careers. Skilled Home Health Aides perform a variety of tasks that are important to the daily life of those they care for. For instance, you may do light housekeeping, arrange for transportation, prepare food and provide companionship. Besides private homes, you may find opportunities through healthcare agencies and in retirement and nursing homes, residential facilities for the developmentally challenged and more.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, home health jobs are expected to reach a staggering 1,261,900 by 2024.


Do I need previous experience or a degree prior to enrolling in Madison’s Home Health Aide program?

No, you don’t need previous experience or a degree to enroll in Madison School of Healthcare’s Home Health Aide training program. This course was created by industry experts with first-hand knowledge of the healthcare industry and the responsibilities of the role. These courses will give you the information needed to better prepare for an opportunity as a Home Health Aide.

What features should I look for in the Madison Home Health Aide online program compared to other schools’ programs?

It’s important that the program you choose includes the latest information on home health aide fundamentals. Look for a program that has only the lesson content you need to know; a program that’s focused on the skills you need to start your career. Your program should include lessons on responsibilities involved in caring for home-bound patients, OSHA regulations and other safe care requirements, diet and exercise regimens, and patient care.

Is this program all online or do I get books?

Students will receive a comprehensive Home Health Aide training eBook and online study guides.

State Requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. Check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Ready to Get Started?

Take the first step towards a rewarding career helping others. Complete your online Home Health Aide training on your own terms. Call 1-800-600-6253 or enroll online today.

Career Outlook Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Home Health Aides (January 13, 2016).