Become a trained Certified Nursing Assistant where the average starting wage is $14.00/hour!
Next Training Session:
Dates - August 2019 - November 2019
Time - Monday - Friday; 8:30am-4:00pm
Location - Anoka Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids Campus
Types of jobs I can get with this certificate
Personal Care Attendant
Direct Support Professional
Certified Nursing Assistant
Home Health Aide
Nursing Station Technician
Patient Care Technician
What you get out of the training
Ten weeks of hands-on training, in classroom & clinical site
Knowledge of Medical Terminology
Introduction to Holistic Healing
Basic Life Support (CPR/AED) Certification
First Aid Certification
Take the Minnesota State Nursing Assistant Exam
Assistance with resumes and interviewing preparation
Attend the Healthcare Job Fair
Support while you attend the training
18 years of age or older
High School Diploma or GED (or graduating before training starts)
Unemployed or underemployed
Committed to finding full-time employment
Physically able to stand for an 8-hour shift, bend, and lift.
Must be willing to provide personal cares. Personal Cares are assisting a person with bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding as the person cannot do these things themselves.
Must be able to pass a Department of Human Services criminal background check – no felonies or offenses such as theft or assault within the last 7-10 years. Petty Misdemeanors are ok and wouldn’t disqualify a person.