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Community Health Worker

Course Description

This online course is designed to provide individuals with the required knowledge, tools, and resources to become recognized as a certified Community Health Worker (CHW) in North Carolina, working in a variety of healthcare and community settings. (Health Departments, Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Clinics, Faith-based Organizations, etc.) Upon successful completion of this class, student will be eligible for listing as a NC Certified Community Health Worker.

Online Course Information

In order to complete this online course, student will need access to a computer and internet. If assistance is needed, please contact the Director (see contact information).


High School Diploma (or equivalent diploma)


$180 tuition + fees and textbook

Textbook Information

Foundations for Community Health Workers, 2nd Edition
ISBN: 978-1119060819
Cost: $100 (new)
Textbook can be purchased at the VGCC Bookstores on the Main Campus or online at the VGCC Bookstore website .

Coordinator, Occupational Healthcare Programs
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
(252) 738-3366