Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program

Free* Six-Week Course

Interested in launching a rewarding career in dementia care as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)? Our innovative, dementia-enhanced CNA Training Program is designed to prepare health care professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to provide care to patients. The six-week program is approved as an exempt career school by the Texas Workforce Commission – Career Schools and Colleges and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, and classes are offered free of charge.*

*Students pay for background checks, uniform, textbook fee and testing.

CNA Program Benefits:  
  • State Certified CNA Curriculum
  • Life Skills Coaching
  • Career Planning
  • Financial Coaching
  • Enhanced Dementia Education
Curriculum Includes: Eligibility Requirements:
  • Introduction to Long-Term Care
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Financial and Life Skills Coaching
  • Nurse Aide Clinical Practice at Trinity Terrace (Fort Worth) and Juliette Fowler (Dallas)
  • Expanded Dementia Education
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Age 18 or older
  • Pass criminal background check
  • Two forms of identification
  • Able to work in the U.S.
  • Pass the Center’s drug screening process

CNA Training

The James L. West Center CNA Training Program has been underwritten by the Sid W. Richardson Foundation and The Graham and Carolyn Holloway Family Foundation.

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