>You must be 18 or older to work as a direct care professional.
For many direct care jobs, prior work experience is not
>Some jobs may require fingerprinting and a criminal
background and motor vehicle department check. You may
also have to get a TB test.
>For many direct care jobs, the employer provides training
when a new employee starts work. For some jobs, you must
complete specific training and get a certificate of
completion. Some community colleges and training institutes
offer courses in basic caregiving.