The Home Care course was developed by the Trinidad and Tobago Registered Nursing Academy and has been in existence for a number of years. The course can be done at the basic and advanced level. It targets persons who are presently caring for the sick- particularly the elderly and wants to gain some form of qualification. It also target persons who are interested in working in health care.
The course introduces students to a wide range of topics in First Aid, Fundamental Nursing Skills, The Human Body, Communication, Intro. to Sociology, Health and Wellness, to name a few.
The course is usually run in two cycles per year. The first cycle starts in February and ends in June and second cycle starts in September and ends in December yearly.