U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Train to become a Certified Nursing Assistant through the Community Learning Center

CNA Training Program Participants learn how to take blood pressure.

Do you want to start a career in healthcare? The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program at the Cambridge Community Learning Center (CLC) provides adult learners with hands-on experience and education to help start a career as a healthcare professional. 

The program has two tracks:

  • Track 1 for English Language Learners will run from February – June 2024. This program track includes classes to improve English and math skills.
  • Track 2 for advanced or fluent English speakers will run from March – June 2024. Students must live in Cambridge to be eligible for this track.

Information sessions for both CNA Training Program tracks will be held in November and December. Sign up to learn more: Camb.ma/CLCInfoSessions

Students who successfully complete the CNA Training Program earn:

  • Home Health Aide (HHA) Certificate
  • Alzheimer's / Dementia Care Certificate
  • CPR/AED Certificate
  • Certificate of Completion for Nursing Assistant Training Program at Labouré College of Healthcare

Students will also be registered for the Massachusetts State Nursing Exam free of charge and receive support applying for jobs.

For more information about the program, visit www.cambridgema.gov/CNA.

Photo: Participants in CLC's CNA Training Program practice taking blood pressure during class. Photo Credit: Kyle Klein.

Page was posted on 11/7/2023 1:20 PM
Page was last modified on 11/20/2023 3:54 PM
Contact Us

How can we help?

Please provide as much detail below as possible so City staff can respond to your inquiry:

As a governmental entity, the Massachusetts Public Records Law applies to records made or received by the City. Any information received through use of this site is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper.

Read our complete privacy statement

Service Requests

Enter a service request via Commonwealth Connect for things like missed trash pickups, potholes, etc., click here