Trainers must meet the following qualifications:
- Have passed both the knowledge and skills tests for any curriculum modules they will teach, at the required minimum score.
- Have hands-on experience as a caregiver of at least one year.
Have at least one year of experience teaching groups of adults (any field) or three months (100 plus hours)
preparation to become an instructor in direct care.
Teach at least two DCW training classes per year
Approved Programs must verify and maintain evidence that each trainer meets these qualifications prior to training and testing DCWs.