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Nursing Assistant Training

About Our Class:

  • Free Tuition & Course Materials
  • Full time for either 8 or 11 weeks
  • Classes meet Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Classes are held quarterly:
    • Spring Session: April – June (registration in January, testing in March)
    • Summer Session: July – September (registration in May, testing in June)
    • Fall Session: October – December (registration in August, testing in September)
    • Winter Session: January – March (registration open now, test on December 6)

To Enroll:

  • You must take our English test on March 7.
  • If you pass our English test, you will be interviewed by a member of our program staff.
  • Registration will open January 8 for the March 7 entrance test. Please call Julie at 651-647-0191 x 314 to register.
  • Please call Julie at 651-647-0191 x 314 with any questions.

Nursing Assistant Class

Our Results:

  • Employment counselors help you find jobs paying an average of $13.00/hour, with the opportunity for advancement.
  • 98% of graduates pass the Nursing Assistant state certification exam.
  • 81% of certified students are placed in jobs.

To qualify for Nursing Assistant Training, an applicant must:

  • be an official refugee, permanent resident, naturalized U.S. citizen or have permission to work in the U.S.
  • pass the Institute’s English test and be interviewed (see To Enroll, below)
  • speak and understand English well enough to succeed in class and communicate with staff and residents in the healthcare facilities where she/he will work
  • be in good physical condition

Cost:

  • Training is tuition-free.
  • Students pay $30 for a background check and $100 for the state Nursing Assistant Certification test.
  • Students are responsible for providing their own uniform and transportation to and from class.

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