Adult Residential Care Operator

@ Kapiolani Community College


The three courses in this curriculum are part of the licensure requirements for the Department of Health for Adult Residential Care Home Operators. These operators provide live-in care for up to five persons in the operator?s home and serve as their advocate. The residents are often elderly and may be mentally ill, mentally retarded, or have chronic diseases.

Special Admission Requirements for Adult Residential Care Home Operator Training: Applications are accepted on a first completed basis. Applicants must have Nurse Aide training and six months nurse aide employment in a skilled nursing facility, hospital, long term care facility, or licensed home health care agency. Verification of Nurse Aide certification or employment experience is required. A minimum reading level of the 8th grade (or Compass test score of 57 or other test equivalent) or a U.S. high school diploma or GED are required for admission to the program. Priority in filling this program is given to qualified residents of the State of Hawai?i. RNs and LPNs should apply for the continuing education ARCH module (telephone 734-9211 for more information).

Credentials Available

CC - Certificate of Completion/Competence

Cost of Program

$114 per credit hour   –   "Do I have to pay this?"

Program Duration

Total Weeks


Total Hours

Not provided

Program Categories

"Green" program?


C3T program?




"I'd like to enroll in this program — now what?"

About This Provider

Kapiolani Community College

Offering training in City & County of Honolulu
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Description of School

Community College

Accreditation and/or Licensing Agency

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Financial Aid Options #001613


This provider is accessible to people with disabilities.


This provider does not offer job placement services to its students.

Contact Information

Contact Person:
Kekaulike Information & Service Center (KISC)

4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816

(808) 734-9555

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ETP Approval Dates

Last Approved On: June 30, 2016
Valid Through: June 30, 2017