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Nursing Assistant Training/ Home Health Aide (CNA)


with Wendy Sandford

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 12, 2022 at 9 am

Bristol offers two Nursing Assisting Training (CNA) options: 

  • In person classroom learning with hands on skills training & clinical in long-term care
  • Self-paced flexible online learning with hands on skills training & clinical in long-term care

Click here to find out which training works for you!

Click here to view Frequently asked questions

Course Description:
Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aide are in high demand.  This 114 Hour in person course gives you the opportunity to prepare yourself for employment opportunities in Nursing homes, home care and hospitals. This course teaches nursing assistant skills through in person classroom lecture, skills practice in our fully equipped state approved CNA Lab, and 24 hour clinical placement in a long-term care facility. With successful course completion you will be eligible to take the State NAT Competency Exam to become a CNA, you will receive a Nurse Assistant Training Certificate, Home Health Aide Certificate, Dementia Training Certificate and BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Certification. The cost of uniforms, books and State testing fees are not included. Pre-requisite forms must be completed prior to the start of class.      

Registration Deadline: 2 weeks prior to the start of class 

Scholarships may be available contact for more information 

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

  • Students will receive a link to securely upload your medical forms. Be prepared to upload the following documents:  
    • Copy of high school diploma/transript or GED/HiSet
      • (If do not have high school diploma or GED please contact for placement test.   
    • Up to date physical form (within 1 year) 
    • Immunization record
    • Negative Tuberculosis Test
    • Proof of Flu vaccine
    • Covid-19 Vaccination card 
  • Students will receive directions on how to submit both the C.O.R.I and S.O.R.I. applications upon registering for class. All students must submit an online C.O.R.I. and S.O.R.I application with a photocopy of your driver’s license.  A positive C.O.R.I. may prevent students from completing the clinical requirement of the program.

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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