Education and Training Program

  1. Home Health Aide Course

    HHA Course Admission Announcement
    With the growing need for Health Care Attendant in the society for serving the elderly, disabled and critically ill persons at home Indian Red Cross Society is prepared to start Home Health Aide Course in collaboration with Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Safdarjang Hospital. The aim of the course is to impart skill to young men and women from the community to render Home Health Care to the needy and to empower youth with skill sets that will make them self reliant and employable. 

    Third batch of HHA Course admission announced:

    Applications are invited for a four-month Home Health Aide Course conducted by Indian Red Cross Society at its National Headquarters with support from the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Outreach Programme.

    Minimum age 18 years with schooling at least upto 10th Standard

    Last date of application 10th February, 2020
    Date for commencement of course 4th March, 2020

    Click here to download application form for HHA Course [PDF]

    Send the hard copy to:
    Disaster Management Centre, (First Floor)
    Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters
    1, Red Cross Road, New Delhi – 110001

    Students of Home Health Aide course are undergoing internship at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital -
    July 2019

    Students of Home Health Aide course are undergoing internship at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

    Senior Nursing Officer from Safdarjang hospital facilitating session on personnel hygiene and hygiene standards at Home Health Aide Course on 13-14 May, 2019

    Personal Hygiene

    Classes for Home Health Attendant Course are underway at Indian Red Cross Society (NHQ).

    HHA Class

    HHA Class



  2. Health Promotion through Ayurveda and Yoga Certificate Course
    Admission for Yoga Course27th batch of 50 hour certificate course on Health Promotion through Ayurveda and Yoga held at Indian Red Cross Society with support of Ministry of AYUSH, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) and Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) culminated on 24 SeptemberYoga, 2019. Course was inaugurated on 25 June, 2019 with batch strength of 47 participants. Aim of this course is self health promotion and awareness about Ayurveda and Yoga.

    Inaugural Ceremony of 27th batch of HP Course through Ayurveda and Yoga was held on 25 June, 2019 and culmination was on 24th September, 2019


    Watch a short Video on Benefits of Yoga in Sanskrit on Youtube Channel

    Admission for Yoga Course
    Admissions for 28th batch of HP course through Ayurveda and Yoga is open- Last date for applying: 03 November, 2019.

    The 28thbatch will commence on 19th November, 2019. The course will be held on Tuesday and Thursday from 06-08 pm at DMC building of Indian Red Cross Society, 1 Red Cross Road,  New Delhi. Personal discussion, if required, will be held on 05 November, 2019. Candidates who have applied earlier and were not selected, will need to apply again. The list of successful candidates for 28th batch shall be displayed on the notice board of DMC on 07 November, 2019 at Red Cross Building, 1 Red Cross Road, New Delhi -110001. (Ph: 011-23716916)

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  3. IRCS Online Learning
    IRCS Online Learning is a learning environment that provides lifelong learning for the Indian Red Cross’s staff and volunteers. It offers academic online courses that are accredited with leading universities and a fast-growing number of self-directed online courses that are open to all. The learning platform is supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Click here to visit the IRCS Learning Platform