Your Updated Basic Training Deadline

Learn how to complete your training

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Continuing Education (CE) Deadlines  |  Caregiver Benefits Support | Common Training Questions (IPs)

If you were hired between May 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022, your current Basic Training deadline will likely extend beyond April 30, 2023.

SEIU 775 Benefits Group, DSHS, SEIU 775 and other partners are currently working on a plan that will let you continue working as a paid caregiver while you complete your Basic Training requirement.

You will get an email with your deadline once it is updated. Or, you can check here for the most current deadline information.

Washington state extended the deadline for caregiver training requirements because of COVID-19 impacts. New Basic Training deadlines have been provided to caregivers with outstanding requirements.

If you do not finish your training by your deadline, you will not be able to continue working as a paid caregiver.

Visit the Continuing Education (CE) Deadlines page if you would like to review the changes to CE deadlines.

Basic Training Deadlines

The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) set new deadlines for caregivers based on your hire date.

If you have questions about your deadline, please contact your employer. Agency Providers (APs) should contact their agency. Individual Providers (IPs) should contact Consumer Direct Care Network Washington (CDWA).

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Your hired or rehired date Must complete Basic Training by
8/17/2019 to 9/30/2020 1/31/2023
10/1/2020 to 3/31/2022 4/30/2023
4/1/2022 to 9/30/2022 8/31/2023
10/1/2022 to 12/31/2022 9/30/2023

The January 31, 2023 Basic Training deadline for caregivers hired between 8/17/2019 to 9/30/2020 has now passed. If you have missed your deadline, you will not be paid for any care you give your client until you complete your training requirement.

Basic Training Requirements Based on Caregiver Type

Required Training

Caregiver Type

Basic Training 70

Standard Home Care Aides (HCAs) who work part or full time.

Basic Training 30

Parent Providers Non-DDA, Limited Service and Adult Child Providers.

Basic Training 9

Respite Providers.

Basic Training 7

Parent Providers DDA.

How to Enroll in Basic Training 70 and 7 

  • Individual Providers (IPs): Enroll by calling the Member Resource Center (MRC) at 1-866-371-3200 or by emailing They are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Agency Providers (APs): Enroll by contacting your employer.

How to Enroll in Basic Training 30 and 9

You can enroll in and complete both trainings online.

To begin:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the email address you gave when you were hired into the Email field.
  3. Type Summer2022 as your password. Once you log in, you will be asked to update your temporary password and confirm your contact information.
  4. Once you are online, you can complete your training from your online dashboard.