Loretto's CHHA Training Program

Start your healthcare career today with Loretto's paid CHHA training program.


Earn While You Learn

Loretto offers a unique CHHA training course that guarantees students a position at the end of training. Gain hands-on experience and become a CHHA, all while being paid.

Unique job opportunities available

Provide home care to residents at one of our housing sites or care for PACE participants at their homes. There are per diem, day, evening, and night shifts available. 

No previous experience required

Only the willingness to care for people.

Robust orientation process

There is a 2-week orientation and shadow program post-certification. you will be paired with a peer mentor and have access to a vast support system.

CHHA Program Overview

Loretto’s CHHA Training is a 12-day program held at our PACE CNY campus and includes both classroom learning and hands-on clinical training. The program runs 12 times per year - but you can start earning even before you enter the course, through our pre-trainee program. As a pre-trainee, you will be working hands-on in a support role at the Loretto community/program at which you were hired to work after you become a CHHA.

After successfully completing the course, you will be a Certified Home Health Aide!

Training Curriculum


Job Outlook

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics CHHA Quick Facts (2021)

2021 Median Pay$29,430 per year
$14.15 per hour
Work Experience in a Related OccupationNone
Number of Jobs, 20213,636,900
Job Outlook, 2021-3125% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2021-31924,000

And the growth doesn't stop there. Once you are a CHHA, you can continue to grow your healthcare career and take advantage of Loretto’s comprehensive training programs including our CNA program, LPN Apprenticeship Program, and several EDGE training programs. Apply today to jumpstart your healthcare career!

"I love my job. I enjoy getting to know the people I work with and the residents. I enjoy hearing their stories and learning from them."

- Jazmyn, CHHA at The Bernardine