Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
This Certified Nursing Assistant program includes integrated math skill training plus a paid apprenticeship with a local employer, Genesis Healthcare. Training hours include, at a minimum, 90 hours of theory, 20 hours of lab instruction, and 70 hours of clinical study required for the State of Maine CNA curriculum, plus up to an additional 25 hours of basic skills training. Students do not need to have a high school diploma in order to start the program. However, those that do not must also enroll concurrently in HiSET training.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
WIOA funds available for qualified students
N/A after start of program
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Maine State Board of Nursing
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Total In-State Program Cost