Direct Support Professional Certification Course

The UDC Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning (WDLL) provides District of Columbia residents with FREE job skills training that enables them to pursue employment opportunities. WDLL focuses on industries that provide the highest number of employment opportunities within the District and in the metropolitan area. Classes are offered in-person, virtual, or hybrid depending on the course and the semester. Direct Support Professionals work directly with individuals who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. Day-to-day they assist individuals with various daily living activities like bathing, eating, administering medications, hygiene, and grooming.

Position/Opportunity: Direct Support Professional Certification Course

Salary: none

Requirements:

Must be 18+ years of age
Must be a DC resident and able to provide proof

Application Requirements:

Application
CASAS testing (Reading 235, Math 229)
NorthStar Assessment

Start Date: August 21, 2023

Deadline: February 24, 2024