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Leeward Community College's Workforce Development Office (OCEWD) is located on the Diamond Head end of the Leeward Community College campus, with ample free parking. We are on the city bus line, which makes it convenient to commute from anywhere on Oahu.


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(808) 455-0477
96-045 Ala Ike, Room CE 101, Pearl City, HI 96782

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Adult Residential Care Home (ARCH) program provides participants basic knowledge about geriatric diseases, preparation of special diets, fulfillment of existing orders and therapies, and behavior management. Participants also acquire simple accounting skills, an understanding of the Department of Health rules and regulations governing ARCH. The program consists of three in a single track of courses that include ARCH Module 12- 14.

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Function as a member of the Adult Residential Care Home team providing safe and effective personal care to the residents.
  • Distinguish resident's needs based on physical and cognitive changes associated with the aging process.
  • Apply federal, state and local health and safety regulations.
  • Recall the legal and ethical responsibilities of the Adult Residential Care Home Primary Caregiver.
    1. Completion of a State of Hawai`i CNA Program (valid if the program was taken within the last 5 years) OR a copy of your CURRENT CNA (Certified Nurse Aide) card administered by the American Red Cross or Prometric.
    2. Copy of your photo ID.

    Individuals interested in the Adult Residential Care Home (ARCH) training program must apply and meet all requirements prior to registering for a class. 


    STEP 1: Prepare all your documents.

    Go to the “Enrollment Requirements” tab above and prepare all the necessary paperwork.

    STEP 2: Submit documents.

    You can either mail or hand carry documents containing personal information.

    Otherwise, all documents may be emailed to It is preferred to have all documents sent in one email to allow for faster processing.

    STEP 3: Submit payment and register.

    Once all of your documents have been approved and your application has been accepted, please submit payment.

    Payment can be made in the form of a check, cash, or debit/credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.

    If agencies are paying on behalf of students, please submit the Agency Authorization Form.

    For information or assistance on:

    • On-line registration or general registration and payment call 455-0477 or email:
    • Financial assistance, program advising, or attending an information session, please complete the online inquiry form and an advisor will contact you.
    • Click here to learn more about financial assistance and student support resources.

    Coordinator:  Patrick Leddy
    Workforce Development Coordinator

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    Course Schedule

    Online registration is for debit/credit card purchase only. For other payments, use Standard Registration.

    Click on a course section below to see dates and to add to your cart. Course details and schedules are subject to change without prior notice.

    HLTH5110-1007 CE205

    HLTH5110-1007 CE204

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