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Bristol Community College

Blended Nursing Assistant Training (CNA)

with Wendy Sandford

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The Baker-Polito Administration Awarded $15 Million in Workforce Training Grants to the Commonwealth’s 15 Community Colleges in support of the creation and expansion of training programs in high-demand industries. This allowed the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges and Bristol Community College to partner and offer you the opportunity to start this free (with grant approval) 100-hours of Blended training to be become a CNA with flexible course options.  

This offer is available to Massachusetts residents only. 

Massachusetts Residents Apply Here.

If you are not a Massachusetts resident or do not want to apply for the grant you can register here for our upcoming classes. 

Addtional questions email:  

This digital curriculum teaches future nursing assistants the skills needed to succeed in their job, while engaging students. Up to 50% of the program coursework is provided through a digital immersive, story-based curriculum. 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. Online Theory 48 hours, In person Lab/Skills 26 hours and 26 hours clinical. 

With successful course completion, you will receive a Nurse Assistant Training certificate and CPR Certification. Also included, is the MA State NAT Competency Exam in the comfort of the same state approved lab used to teach in-person skills classes. This course also meets the Rhode Island reciprocity / endorsement requirements.

Important Information: This grant will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. To be considered for an award you MUST submit and wait for approval of ALL required pre-requisite forms prior to being awarded a grant funded spot in the program. Be prepared to upload the following documents to a secure link you will receive via email.

  • Copy of high school diploma/transcript or GED/HiSet
  • Up to date physical form
  • Immunization record
  • Negative Tuberculosis Test
  • Proof of Flu vaccine
  • Proof of COVID vaccine (must have completed primary series)
  • Proof of Massachusetts Residency (Legally issued Massachusetts ID, Utility bill, Credit Card Statement, Lease Agreement or Mortgage statement or Health Insurance Information)

 C.O.R.I. and S.O.R.I (required)
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. 

*ALL in person dates are mandatory attendance (in person skills & clinical); online course work can be completed during any time that works for you, must meet weekly sections assigned.

*ALL in person dates are held at:
Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720

March 6 – April 11, 2023

Orientation: March 6th (ONLINE)
*In Person Skill Dates:March 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th, April 3rd
Monday & Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
*In Person Clinical Dates: April 4th, 10th, 11th
6:45 am – 3:00 pm 

March 21 – May 13, 2023
Orientation: March 21st (ONLINE)
*In Person Skill Dates:March 28th, April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, May 2nd
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
*In Person Clinical Dates: May 6th, 7th, 14th
6:45 am – 3:00 pm 

March 30 – May 9, 2023
Orientation: March 30th (ONLINE)
*In Person Skill Dates: April 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, May 4th
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
*In Person Clinical Dates: May 5th, 8th, 9th
6:45 am – 3:00 pm

May 8 – June 4, 2023
Orientation: May 8th (ONLINE)
*In Person Skill Dates: May 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st 
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
*In Person Clinical Dates: June 2nd, 3rd, 4th
6:45 am – 3:00 pm 

Massachusetts Residents Apply Here.

If you are not a Massachusetts resident you can register here.

Addtional questions email: 


  • Application for MA residents only until: Jan 11 - Jun 3rd, 2024
    Mon from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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777 Elsbree Street

Building E - Room E201A
Fall River, MA 02720 Get directions

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