Care Home Training
Adult Residential Care Home Operator (ARCH)


Upon completion of a Nurses' Aide course, and passing the OBRA certification exam for Nurses' Aides, students may enroll in the Adult Residential Care Home Operator courses.  Upon completing the prescribed ARCH course work, students will be eligible for licensure by the State Department of Health as an Adult Residential Care Home Operator.

  • NURS  12  Common Diseases, Nutrition, Making Medications Available, Effective communication with Health Care Providers  (2)
  • NURS  13  Helping Therapies and Behavior Management ( 1 )
  • NURS  14  ARCH Regulations, Accounts, Community Resources  (1)

Interested Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses can enroll in the Nurs 15 course to prepare for licensing as Care Home Operators.

  • Nurs 15 - ARCH Regulations and Record Keeping (2)

For more information, contact the HawCC Division of Nursing at 934-2650.  Please be aware that faculty and staff are not always available during the summer months and Christmas break.  You may not receive a reply until classes resume.

Printable work sheet to track your progress and use for advising sessions

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Contact Information
Hawaiʻi Community College
Division of Nursing & Allied Health
Hale Aloha, Bldg. 383, Rm 213
200 W. Kawili St.
Hilo, HI 96720-4091

Phone: (808) 934-2650
Fax: (808) 934-2651