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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Certified Nursing Assistant certification will help you advance in the Healthcare Industry. If you have a passion for assisting others in need of care and comfort while sick, this field might be the right first step for you.

Length of Training:  6 - 7 weeks

Time of Training: Mornings & afternoons

Expected wage: $12.55/hour

Credentials: Certified Nursing Assistant


  • GED required
  • Minneapolis resident
  • Verifiable income eligibility
  • Selective service registered (males only)
  • Clean background check required: Since you will be working with vulnerable adults and minors, no offense is allowed even minor. For details talk to your Training Coordinator.

Additional services:

While enrolled and after completion you will work with an assigned coach to help you find a position in this field. Your coach can help with everything from job search to resume writing. Your coach will also be able to help with your transportation needs and connect you with attire needed both for the training/workplace and for interviews. You will have access to financial coaching through the program to help you meet your personal financial goals, from debt reduction and credit building, to planning for the future.  You will also have access to a variety of soft skill and work readiness trainings to make sure that once you find a job you know how to keep it. 


Mohamed Ali, 612-236-0465,

Cheri Moseman, 612-787-3758,

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EMERGE Community Development    |    1101 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 200    |    Minneapolis, MN 55411

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