Free CNA Classes

There are no limits to the goals that every individual wishes to achieve in their lives. But, fees is one of the barriers that puts a stop to the capable students who then hesitate and think twice before enrolling into any course or program. With increase in the cost of books, uniforms, tuition fees, and the most important is the precious time spent in classes by taking leaves from the current work, aspirants find it difficult to attain few courses that can help them to build a new, exciting and a stable career.

One such program is the certification course of nursing assistants. The cost of this program in few regions of the United States is too expensive, and makes many learners hesitant to pursue the program. Therefore, many government aided organizations, health care centers and nursing homes have introduced free classes across various places in the United States.

Ways to Proceed with CNA Classes

Students who want to step into this field can find many ways to proceed with classes:

  • While accomplishing high school diploma, students can confirm if the respective high school provides CNA classes as a supplementary course with the curriculum
  • For students who really cannot afford the fees for classes have an option to apply for various scholarships announced by the state authorities in order to provide with the financial assistance
  • Many nursing homes offer online training classes, provided that a contract of working at the respective home must be signed for a specific time period
  • The Continuing Education Department (CED) possesses a grant that sponsors the complete course program, which includes payments concerned with training sessions, uniform and transportation charges
  • There is a criteria under which qualified students also get to have a daycare facility (low income and age between 17-21)

Institutes that Provide Free CNA Education

  • Job Corps
    200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Ste. N4463
    Washington, DC 20210
    The federal government has introduced an organization that is known as the Job Corps. This organization provides free training programs and education to assist the younger generation in building a successful career as a certified nurse aide. It also provides assistance in job placements. They support people who are at least sixteen years old and do not have sufficient income to enroll for training programs. Several institutes of Job Corps are located at various places in America.

  • American Red Cross Institute
    2025 E Street
    Washington, DC 20006
    The Red Cross Institute is one of the non-profit organizations that assists the people who are in need. It also makes sure that families who have suffered from disasters are provided with appropriate rehabilitation centers. On similar grounds, the American Red Cross Institute provides great assistance to people who want to pursue their career in the field of nursing and health care. This organization has got its institutes spread across several places in the United States of America and provides free training programs for the aspiring nursing aides. Thus, they try to accomplish their goal of helping the needy population.

Apart from these non-profit organizations, there are few more institutes who offer free training to certified nursing assistants. Some of them are listed below:

  • Tunxis Community College
    271 Scott Swamp Road
    Farmington, CT 06032
    Phone: 860-255-3555
  • Central Alabama Community College
    Alexander City Campus: 1675 Cherokee Road,
    Alexander City, AL 35010
    Phone: 256-234-6346
    Childersburg Campus: 34091 US Highway 280
    Childersburg, AL 35044
    Phone: 256-378-5576
    Talladega Center: 1009 South Street East
    Talladega, AL 35160
    Phone: 256-480-2066
  • AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology
    Seward Campus: P.O. Box 889 ~ 809 2nd Avenue
    Seward, Alaska 99664
    Phone: 907-224-3322
    Anchorage Campus: 1251 Muldoon Road ~ Suite 103,
    Anchorage, Alaska 99504
    Phone: 907-334-2230
  • CareGiver Training Institute
    1940 E Silverlake Rd, Suite 402
    Tucson, AZ 85713-3865
    Phone: 520-325-4870
  • Northwestern Connecticut Community College
    150 Wetmore Avenue, Winsted, CT 06098
    Phone: (860) 738-6300
  • Columbine Health Systems
    947 Worthington Circle
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80526
    Toll Free 800-718-2164
    Phone: 970-482-0198
  • American Professional Educational Services, Inc
    1 American Way, Norwich, CT 06360
    Phone: 860-886-1463
  • Alabama Southern Community College
    Thomasville Campus: P.O. Box 2000, Highway 43 South
    Thomasville, AL 36784
    Phone: (334) 636-9642
  • Central Peninsula Hospital/Heritage Place
    Central Peninsula Hospital: 250 Hospital Place
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    Heritage Place: 232 Rockwell Ave.
    Soldotna, AK 99669
  • Accord Healthcare Institute
    6049 N 43rd Ave | Phoenix, AZ 85019 | Maricopa County
    Phone: 602-714-3439

Advantages of Free CNA Classes
The cost of CNA classes is usually high; and the main reason for this is the involvement of various training and institutional materials including books, references, equipments, clinical utilities and instructors under whom students are supposed to work. Some of the learners cannot afford such a high cost training. Free CNA classes, however are very much favorable under such conditions. There are a few important advantages of taking free classes :

  • Students can fulfill their wish to educate themselves in allied medical and health science fields, even in their tough economic times
  • Since free course material, training and free examination is possible, a lot of money is saved for the future that can help you to obtain additional certifications, if interested
  • In case of contractual agreements, you do not have to find a job for yourself after completing the training. There is a contractual job offered by the same institute from where you have completed your training
  • This contractual agreements are those in which trainees who wish to opt for free classes will have to sign an agreement suggesting that the candidate will have to work for their organization for a specific period of time after accomplishment of free nursing assistant education from their institute.

Benefits of Taking Free Online CNA Classes

  • Timings and study schedules are always manageable in case of free online classes
  • Studying in a comfortable environment like one's own home is always possible
  • All doubts as well as queries can get solved with the help of interactive sessions
  • Speed of studying can vary as per one's convenience and suitability

Beware of Scams

A few online free classes have been proved to be scams and thus aspects like authority, recognition, tests, confirmation of certification, facilities provided by the program, etc. always need to be checked. Similarly, to prevent misleading by any of the available information, it is always better to understand every detail about the requirements of free CNA training program, so as to determine the feasibility of course.