Community Health Worker Training

Welcome to Umemba Health Academy, a virtual campus for Community Health Workers (CHWs), CHW Instructors, and other frontline public health professionals.

Workforce Readiness and Career Development for Community Health Workers

Customized Training Solutions

If your organization serves Community Health Workers, then we serve you! Inquire about our customized CHW Training Solutions,  Curriculum Licensing, or our 2023 Educational Offerings below.

Grow your career!
Start learning at Umemba Health Academy.

Certification, continuing education, career coaching and more!

Certification Courses

Community Health Worker Certification Course

16-week hybrid course 

$ 1,000.00 USD

CHW Instructor Certification Course

16-week hybrid course

$ 1,500.00 USD

CHW Training and Certification for Organizations

Customizable training solutions


For Organizations

CHW Refresher Training

10 Continuing Education Hours


CHW Workshop Series

Professional Development for CHWs


Skill-building Workshops for CHWs

Upskilling, Reskilling, Newskilling


For Community Health Workers

CHW Information Session

An introduction and overview of the CHW profession

$ 0.00 USD

Career Readiness Course for CHWs

How to search for, apply to, interview for, and advance in a CHW position

$ 15.00 USD

Career Coaching Services for CHWs

Preparation for the next stage in your CHW career 

$ 75.00 USD

For CHW Trainers & Instructors

Learn how to train your CHW students and keep them engaged. Learn how to develop interactive and effective training programs. Learn how to start your very own CHW Training Academy with our signature  "Teach it! Write it! Build it!" workshops.

CHW Instructor Information

An introduction and overview of the profession

$ 0.00 USD

Train-the-CHW Trainer Online Course

Get started training CHWs with a self-paced, on-demand course.

$ 100.00 USD

Train-the-CHW Trainer

Get a step-by-step blueprint to help you get started training CHWs.

$197.00 USD

Curriculum Development Workshop

Focus on what students learn and how they learn it

$ 197.00 USD

Virtual-Instructor Led Training Workshop

Effectively engage your learners in the virtual environment

$ 197.00 USD

Start Your CHW Training Academy Workshop

The step-by-step process to help you go further, faster. Now features a full day of implementation!


Digital Products

Train-the-CHW Trainer Workbook

$ 49.00 USD

Curriculum Development Checklist

$ 0.00 USD

Virtual Facilitation Checklist

$0.00 USD

CHW Academy Start-Up Checklist

$ 0.00 USD

CHW Swag


Elevate Your Skillset

Download the CHW Self-Assessment and Career Plan to assess your current skill level and create a professional development plan that is relevant to your career goals and aspirations.

Why Learn With us?

World-Class Instructors

UHA instructors are Certified CHWs and CHW Instructors with specialized education and expertise.

Highly Rated Courses

Revelent, high-quality, professional development and continuing education courses, both live and on-demand.

Convenient & Accessible

Access courses from any device, any time, and at your convenience. 

Online Community

Connect with students from around the world who are just like you. (Available with Certification Courses only).

Grow your career!
Start learning at Umemba Health Academy.

Certification, continuing education, career coaching and more!


Yes! Umemba Health is a Texas DSHS-approved provider of CHW and CHW Instructor certification and continuing education. (Certificate #64, Expiration 2/2025). Our courses and trainings may also qualify for Category II CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists and towards AAMA continuing education hours for Medical Assistants.

Yes! Our programs are virtual and can be taken from any U.S. state, even overseas! 

Unless otherwise specified, you will have 30-day access to all courses and course content.

All courses and workshops are offered in English only at this time. We will begin offering Spanish workshops and trainings in Summer of 2023.

Yes, group rates are available for 10 or more particpants on most of our workshops. Please email [email protected] for more information or use the contact us tab to get in touch.

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