Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program
Become a Nursing Assistant with our CNA/ Caregiver dual program! 

Upon the completion of this program and passing the state exam, You will be certified as a Nursing Assistant and also Assistant Living Caregiver, massively expanding your job opportunities! 

Minimum requirements 

Pass an admissions exam administered by ACE. No previous healthcare experience is required to take this course. 

Course Description

A certified nursing assistant (CNA), also known as a nurse aide, takes care of patients' basic needs, including bathing and feeding, and provides support to other medical professionals. CNA's can work in various healthcare settings such as Hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, Hospice, and in-home care.  

Course is made up 125 training hours, including in-classroom lectures (Currently replaced by online course study in Liu of in-person classes), skills training and 40 hours of off-site clinical work. An additional 15 hours a week of study time is recommended.    

The CNA Training consists of three segments: Lecture, Skills Training, and off-site Clinical Training. All three must be passed satisfactorily to receive a certificate of completion.

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Class Times 

We offer flexible schedules including Weekday classes and weekend classes.

Weekday classes run Monday through Thursday 8AM - 4:30PM (4 weeks) 

Weekend classes run Saturday and Sunday 7AM-5:30PM (7 weekends)

We offer payment options!

call us at (520) 338-4402

for details!

Frequently asked questions

How long is the CNA Program?

We offer flexible programs designed with you in mind!  Our Weekend programs are 7 weeks while our Weekday programs is only 4 weeks!

Are you State approved?

YES! Our CNA programs are approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. 

Our Caregiver program is approved by AZ NCIA Board! 

Do you offer Job Placement?

We have a great relationship with many employers, we will place you face to face with employers and create an opportunity for you!

Can I make payments? 

Absolutely! We offer payment plans that suit your needs! flexible 2-pay, 3-pay or 4-pay installment plan depending on your needs, call us for info!

Contact Us

4723 N 1st. Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85718


Tel: 520.338.4402

Fax: 877-277-0117


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