CNA Apprenticeship Program

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The CNA Apprenticeship Program provides Certified Nurse Aides with on-the-job learning and instruction that is needed in the healthcare industry. 


CNAs are trained through this registered apprenticeship on the following modules of instruction:

  • Advanced CNA
  • Geriatrics Specialty
  • Dementia Specialty  
  • Mentoring Specialty 

Upon successful completion of the program in 12 months or 2,150 hours, apprentices earn a nationally recognized industry certification

Why You Should Consider an Apprenticeship

The CNA Apprenticeship Program was developed to meet healthcare’s rising need to advance the skills of the certified nurses aide.  


As an apprentice, you will continue to earn wages while you learn, and your pay will increase as you complete steps along the program. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will earn a nationally recognized industry certification.

Take the next step in advancing your career and earning higher wages: contact the Director of Human Resources in your place of employment and tell him or her that you are interested in the CNA Apprenticeship Program.   

For more information about the CNA Apprenticeship program, call 570-523-1155 ext. 2306 or ext. 2325. 

“The CNA Apprenticeship Program has helped me increase my nursing job knowledge in general. My co-workers look up to me, ask me questions and for my opinions, and they respect what I have to say.”  – CNA Apprentice