Basic Training 70 Courses

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Basic Training 70 prepares you with the information and skills you need to successfully pass the certification exam and become a Home Care Aide (HCA).

Your training:

  • Takes place over a total of 14 days.
  • Is a combination of in-person and webinar classes that run 3.5 to 7 hours each day.
  • Is paid; get paid for the time you spend in class.

See an example of the current course structure and schedule.

After completing your training and successfully passing your HCA exam, you will get a $0.25 per hour raise.

See the start and end dates for these available courses:

Course dates may change.

Call the Member Resource Center (MRC) at 1-866-371-3200 (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday) to enroll or email mrc@myseiubenefits.org.

Start Date  End Date  Language
Arlington



10/28/2022 11/17/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: October 28, November 4
  • Morning online (zoom) class: October 31, November 1, 2, 3, 7, 8,
  • Full day in-person class: November 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17
1/19/2023 2/7/2023 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 19, 26
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 20, 23, 24, 25, 27, 30
  • Full day in-person class: January 31, February 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Bellevue



 
11/01/2022 11/21/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 1, 7
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9
  • Full day in-person class: November 10, 14, 15, 16, 18, 21
1/9/2023 1/31/2023 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 9, 17
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19
  • Full day in-person class: January 23, 24, 25, 27, 30, 31

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Bellingham




11/10/2022 12/02/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 10, 17
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 21
  • Full day in-person class: November 22, 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2
1/18/2023 2/6/2023 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 18, 25
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 19, 20, 23, 24, 26, 27
  • Full day in-person class: January 30, 31, February 1, 2, 3, 6

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Des Moines







11/02/2022 11/22/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 2, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 14
  • Full day in-person class: November 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22

12/29/2022

01/20/2023

Spanish

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 29, January 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: January 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20

1/9/2023

1/26/2023

Spanish

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 9, 17
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19
  • Full day in-person class: January 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Everett







11/14/2022 12/05/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 14, 21
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23
  • Full day in-person class: November 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2, 5

12/08/2022

12/29/2022

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person afternoon class: December 8, 15
  • Afternoon online (zoom) class: December 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19
  • Full day in-person class: December 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29

1/3/2023

1/23/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person afternoon class: January 3, 10
  • Afternoon online (zoom) class: January 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12
  • Full day in-person class: January 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23

1/12/2023

2/24/2023

Russian

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person afternoon class: January 12, 27
  • Afternoon online (zoom) class: January 13, 19, 20, 26, February 2, 3
  • Full day in-person class: February 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Kent







11/02/2022 11/21/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 2, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: November 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21
11/22/2022 12/13/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 22, December 1
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 23, 28, 29, 30, December 2, 5
  • Full day in-person class: December 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13

12/16/2022

01/09/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 16, 27
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 19, 20, 21, 22, 28, 29
  • Full day in-person class: December 30, January 3, 4, 5, 6, 9

1/10/2023

1/31/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 10, 18
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 11, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20
  • Full day in-person class: January 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31

1/20/2023

2/10/2023

Somali

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 20, 27
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31
  • Full day in-person class: February 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Lakewood











10/24/2022 11/10/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: October 24, 31
  • Morning online (zoom) class: October 25, 26, 27, 28, November 1, 2
  • Full day in-person class: November 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
11/04/2022 12/01/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 4, 14
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 7, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17
  • Full day in-person class: November 18, 21, 22, 28, 29, December 1 
11/04/2022 (Evening Series) 12/12/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person evening class: November 4, 14, 18, 21, 22, 28, 29, December 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12
  • Evening online (zoom) class: November 7, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17
11/11/2022 12/02/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person afternoon class: November 11, 18
  • Afternoon online (zoom) class: November 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22
  • Full day in-person class: November 23, 28, 29, 30, December 1, 2

12/05/2022

12/28/2022

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 5, 12
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14
  • Full day in-person class: December 15, 16, 19, 20, 27, 28

12/29/2022

01/19/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 29, January 6
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 30, January 3, 4, 5, 9, 10
  • Full day in-person class: January 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19

1/4/2023

2/8/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person evening class: January 4, 12, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, February 1, 2, 6, 7, 8
  • Evening online (zoom) class: January 5, 9, 10, 11, 17, 18

1/11/2023

2/7/2023

Korean

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 11, 26
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 12, 13, 17, 18, 27, 30
  • Full day in-person class: January 31, February 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

1/20/2o23

2/8/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 20, 27
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31
  • Full day in-person class: February 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Lynnwood






11/07/2022 11/30/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person afternoon class: November 7
  • In-person morning class: November 15
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 8, 9, 10, 14, 16, 18
  • Full day in-person class: November 19, 21, 22, 23, 29, 30

12/05/2022

12/22/2022

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 5, 12
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14
  • Full day in-person class: December 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22

1/2/2023

1/31/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 3, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: January 12, 24, 25, 27, 30, 31

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Marysville

11/01/2022 11/23/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 1, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: November 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23 

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Mount Vernon



12/19/2022

01/10/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 19, 28
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 20, 21, 22, 27, 29, 30
  • Full day in-person class: January 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10

 

Start Date End Date  Language
Puyallup






11/01/2022 11/21/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 1, 7
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9
  • Full day in-person class: November 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21 

12/01/2022

12/22/2022

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 1, 7
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9
  • Full day in-person class: December 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22

1/3/2023

1/31/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 3, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: January 12, 13, 17, 27, 30, 31

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Renton





10/23/2022 (Mostly Weekend Series) 11/26/2022 Vietnamese

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: October 23
  • In-person afternoon class: November 1
  • Afternoon online (zoom) class: October 25, 27, November 3
  • Morning online (zoom) class: October 29, 30, November 5
  • Full day in-person class: November 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 
10/26/2022 11/14/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: October 26, November 1
  • Full day online (zoom) class: October 27, 28, November 2
  • Full day in-person class: November 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14 

12/05/2022

12/22/2022

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 5, 12
  • Online (zoom) class: December dates TBD
  • Full day in-person class: December 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22

1/4/2023

1/20/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 4, 9
  • Online (zoom) class: January 5, 6, 10
  • Full day in-person class: January 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

1/9/2023

1/28/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 9, 17
  • Online (zoom) class: January 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19
  • Full day in-person class: January 20, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28

1/21/2023

2/26/2023

Vietnamese

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 21, 29
  • Evening online (zoom) class: January 22, 24, 31
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 26, 28, February 2
  • Full day in-person class: February 4, 5, 11, 12, 25, 26

1/23/2023

2/7/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 23, 26
  • Online (zoom) class: January 24, 25, 30
  • Full day in-person class: January 31, February 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Seattle











11/01/2022 11/28/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 1, 7
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9
  • Full day in-person class: November 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 28 
11/07/2022 12/09/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 7, 14
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16
  • Full day in-person class: November 17, 22, 29, December 1, 2, 9

12/02/2022

12/27/2022

Cantonese

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 2, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: December 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 27

12/04/2022

12/31/2022

Amharic

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 4, 11
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13
  • Full day in-person class: December 14, 15, 28, 29, 30, 31

12/09/2022

12/30/2022

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 9, 15
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19
  • Full day in-person class: December 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 30

1/3/2023

1/20/2023

English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: January 3, 9
  • Morning online (zoom) class: January 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
  • Full day in-person class: January 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20

 

Start Date  End Date  Language
Tukwila






11/01/2022 11/21/2022 English

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: November 1, 7
  • Morning online (zoom) class: November 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9
  • Full day in-person class: November 10, 14, 15, 16, 18, 21

12/07/2022

12/29/2022

Russian

Plan your schedule:

  • In-person morning class: December 7, 14
  • Morning online (zoom) class: December 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16
  • Full day in-person class: December 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29