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Blended Nursing Assistant

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Blended Nursing Assistant Training (CNA)


with Wendy Sandford

Calendar Current session started Jul 11, 2022 at 4 pm
4 additional sessions through Nov 8, 2022

Bristol offers two Nursing Assisting Training (CNA) options: 

Click here to find out which training works for you

Click here to view Frequently asked questions

Questions: Please email 

Course Description:
This 80-hour course of Blended training gives you the opportunity to start your training to be become a CNA with a flexible course option. Up to 50% of the program coursework is provided through a digital immersive, story-based curriculum. 

This digital curriculum teaches future nursing assistants the skills needed to succeed in their job, while engaging students.  In conjunction with online theory, students will meet in person with highly qualified instructors in our state approved lab to learn the skills portion of their Nursing Assistant Training, as well as clinical hours in a skilled nursing facility. 

This course is recommended for those students that may be unable to attend full in- person classes or for those who prefer online learning. 

Online Theory 40 hours, In person Lab/Skills 19 hours and 21 hours clinical. With successful course completion, you will receive a Nurse Assistant Training certificate and will be eligible to take the State NAT Competency Exam. 

The cost of uniforms and State testing fees are not included. Pre-requisite forms must be completed prior to the start of class.  Registration ends two weeks prior to the class. 

Course Schedules: 
All In Person skills held at Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA 02720 
Room E201 A 

    • *In-person dates listed below for each class.
  • 40 hrs of online course work can be completed during any time that works for you
    • You must meet weekly sections assigned prior to skills session. 

September 21 – November 5, 2022 
Orientation: September 21st (ONLINE)
*In Person Skills: September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26
5pm – 9pm 
* In Person Clinical: October 29, 30 & November 5th  
7am – 3pm 

October 13 – November 16, 2022
Orientation: October 13th (ONLINE) 
*In Person Skills: October 31, November 1, 7, 8
Monday & Tuesdays 
9am – 2:30pm 
* In Person Clinical: November 14, 15, 16 
7am – 3pm  

November 8 – December 16, 2022 
Orientation: November 15th (ONLINE) 
*In Person Skills: November 22,29; December 6, 13  
9am – 2:00pm 
* In Person Clinical: December 14, 15, 16 
7am – 3pm 

Important Information:  To meet program requirements prerequisite forms  must be uploaded to a link  that you will receive via email after registering. Forms must be uploaded to the link for secure processing. Do not email forms.  These forms must be received prior to the start of class.

Please see COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for STUDENTSEMPLOYEES | VISITORS, including wearing a mask indoors at all college locations and events.

COVID-19 Updates: Bristol Together Plan and COVID-19 Testing Resources

Attention Employers: If you are interested in learning more about how to send your employees to training at no charge or a reduced rate through the Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Express Program, contact Business Solutions and Partnerships (BS&P) at or click here to get started.

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