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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) and Community First Services and Supports (CFSS) Online Course Tutorial

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Course Description

This tutorial course will guide you through the process of accessing the following Department of Human Services (DHS) courses and registering for their assessments in order to obtain DHS Certification:

Key concepts covered include:

  • Personal Care Assistance (PCA) and Community First Services and Supports (CFSS)

Please keep in mind that DHS Certification is required for ‘Vulnerable Adult Mandated Reporting (VAMR)’ and ‘PCA and CFSS’ courses, while others do not. Also, taking these tutorials is not a substitute for taking these DHS courses.

CAUTION – Do not use Google Chrome or Apple Safari

This course will not let you receive credit for each lesson you completed if you are using the Google Chrome or Apple Safari web browser to take this training. Please switch to a different supported web browser for the time being. The supported web browsers are as follow:

  • Microsoft Edge (or Internet Explorer)
  • Opera
  • Mozilla Firefox

If you are still having problems receiving credit, contact us here.


Select the ‘Personal Care Assistant’ lesson under ‘COURSE CONTENT’ to access and view this training course.

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