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Becoming a Trainer


Become a Trainer in a Provider Setting

Our courses provide participants with the program knowledge, training skills and curriculum to offer high-quality trainings within their own organizations on the core curriculum for caregivers.

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Efficiently Train in One Week for Multiple Courses

Our four train-the-trainer courses will allow you to become a trainer of the CBRF state curriculum and are designed to mostly take place over the course of one business week to efficiently train instructors in one, two or three state-mandated subjects. The exception is Standard Precautions, which overlaps with the final section of Medication Administration. All of our instructors are either nurses or firefighter/EMTs and approved by the Training Registry.

Our courses are approved for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding, which is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training and support services. Learn more on WIOA website or get in touch with your area Job Center.

Our courses are also approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living, the Division of Quality Assurance and the Wisconsin Community-Based Care and Treatment Training Registry (Training Registry) for individuals seeking approval as assisted living instructors without a medical and emergency service background. All instructors are approved by the Training Registry.

You may be able to receive WIOA
funded tuition assistance

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law to help job seekers access employment, education, training and support services. Our four train-the-trainer courses have been approved for WIOA funding. Visit the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development website to learn more about WIOA tuition assistance and apply at your local Job Center.

Elderly person with prescription medications
Medication Administration*

Two and a Half Day Hybrid Course - $1,400
Mondays & Tuesdays 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. (online)
Wednesdays 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. (in-person)

Putting on gloves
Standard Precautions*

Half Day Course - $500
Wednesdays 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Extinguishing a fire
Fire Safety

One Day Course - $1,000
Thursdays 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Caregiver wrapping a patients hand
First Aid & Choking

One Day Course - $1,100
Fridays 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Dates
Week Medication Administration*
Standard Precautions* Fire Safety First Aid & Choking Link to Register 
  Online In-Person Online Online Online  
February 6-10 Mon.-Tues. Wed.
Milwaukee Area
Wed. (p.m.) Thurs. Fri. Register
March 13-17 Mon.-Tues. Wed.
Milwaukee Area
Wed. (p.m.) Thurs. Fri. Register
April 10-14 Mon.-Tues. Wed.
Milwaukee Area
Wed. (p.m.) Thurs. Fri. Register
May 15-19 Mon.-Tues. Wed.
Milwaukee Area
Wed. (p.m.) Thurs. Fri. Register
June 19-23 Mon.-Tues. Wed.
Milwaukee Area
Wed. (p.m.) Thurs. Fri. Register
  • The Medication Administration in-person section and Standard Precautions overlap on Wednesdays. Therefore, if you want to take Medication Administration, you will need to wait to take Standard Precautions the next month.

Other Notes:

  • In order to participate in online courses for all four topics, you must have high-speed internet and access to a computer with a microphone and camera.
  • More details will be provided on exact location of Wednesday's in-person training for Medication Administration after you register.
  • All courses require a three-hour online adult education component in advance of any Train-the-Trainer course. The link for the adult education component will be included in your confirmation of registration for any Train-the-Trainer course. There is no extra cost for this component.
Special Offer

Take one class or all four. SAVE $500 when taking all four classes. SAVE $300 when taking three classes. Offers available when registering.

Apply for State Approval

Once you have completed your coursework, you will need to submit an application to the Wisconsin Community-Based Care and Treatment Training Registry for each core area.

Carefully Follow Directions for State Approval

Renewing as a Trainer 

Status as an instructor is good for a maximum of two years. When it comes time to renew, we make it easy, offering continuing education courses online in all core areas.

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If you have any questions about the train the trainer courses or scheduled dates, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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