Our 12-week CNA Training Program helps adults learn the skills and earn the certifications they need to get a job in healthcare facilities throughout RI. Certified Nursing Assistants are hired at a range of different places, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, adult day centers and homecare agencies. These jobs have the potential for full-time employment and benefits, as well as advancement and increased wages with continued training and education. Training participants receive the following resources free of charge: Professional Career Instruction; First Aid/CPR Certificate; Career Coaching; Preparation for State Exam; Alzheimer’s Certificate; Financial Coaching; Internship at Local Facility; Literacy and Math Practice; Case Management. Students gain an understanding of HIPAA, common medical conditions, nutrition, and safety. Classes combine work readiness with content areas in a contextualized approach to building skills. Part of our LISC “Bridge to Career Opportunities” program that integrates wrap-around supports (Case Management/Income Supports, Employment Counseling, and Financial Coaching) to help trainees increase financial stability, and basic education instruction to bridge the skills gap and promote success in career pathway attainment Follow up for 18 months after graduation, with full access to support services. 120-hour internship with an employer-partner.
Hours of Training per Week: 27.5
Total Hours: 357.5
Note: Participants must pre-register and attend an orientation four weeks prior to start of class.