Our Courses at-a-glance:
Assisted Living Caregiver - This state approved program prepares candidates to take the Assisted Living Caregiver exam; upon passing the AZ state exam, the candidate becomes an Assisted Living Caregiver. This is a hybrid program requiring computer and internet access AND attending 12-hours of skills training including a Medication class.
CNA Bridge Program- FOR CURRENT AZ CNAs wanting to become AL Caregiver-certified. This state approved program prepares candidates to take the Assisted Living Caregiver exam; upon passing the AZ state exam, the candidate becomes an Assisted Living Caregiver. This is a hybrid program requiring computer and internet access to complete the Medication module AND attending a 3-hour Medication class.
Certified Nursing Assistant- This AZBN approved program prepares candidates to take the Nursing Assistant exam; This is a hybrid program requiring students to attend ZOOM sessions AND In-person skills training and Clinical rotation. Computer and internet access is REQUIRED.
Certified Nursing Assistant + AL Caregiver Dual Program- Please see Assisted Living Caregiver AND Certified Nursing Assistant descriptions above. Student may qualify for a 32-hour waiver, see Student Services for details.
CNA Advanced Placement - This is a self-paced program for experienced healthcare workers that want to obtain their Nursing Assistant Certification. Student must have 1 year of experience in the direct provision of care in the last 5 years. Must pass a placement exam to be admitted into the program.
Assisted Living Manager- This program prepares candidates to take the State and Board exams to become an Assisted Living Manager. Candidate must be a current AZCG certified after 11/2014 or be simultaneously enrolled in the Assisted Living Caregiver course.
Want to Become a caregiver?
Looking to work with older adults or the disabled and sharing your gifts and talents with them? With our caregiving courses, you could be ready to work in the assisted living setting, home health, or privately in only a few days! No previous experience required.
Want to Become a nursing assistant?
Whether you are already a health Care Worker wanting to become a CNA, or starting from scratch, we offer quick and effective ways to become a Nursing Assistant, from our Advanced Placement Program to our CNA plus Caregiver courses, Academy for Caregiving Excellence has the solution for you in only a few weeks!