Community Action Inc.’s Nurse Aide Training Program is a Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) approved training program and is licensed by the MA Office of Professional Licensure, Division of Occupational School Education. Since its beginning in 1993, the program has graduated over 700 students. This program is a vocational and skills training program leading to employment as a Certified Nurse Aide.
Information sessions for individuals interested in becoming a certified nurse’s aide or home health aide will be held Tuesday, December 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. and Thursday, January 2, from 10 to 11 a.m. at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Building 9, in Lawrence. Read More
Classes at NECC Riverwalk Campus in Lawrence
We are partnering with Northern Essex Community College's Center for Corporate and Community Education to provide our Nurse Aide Training classes at the NECC River Walk Campus in Lawrence, MA.
The first class at the new location begins on October 28, 2013. Two more classes are scheduled to begin in January and April 2014. Prospective students should contact Nancy Tariot at 978-373-1971 ext. 263 or
This 6-week 150-hour daytime program prepares students to take the state licensing test to become a Certified Nurse Aide and includes:
- Clinical skills
- Clinical practice at a Long Term Care Facility under the supervision of an RN.
- The program also provides Home Health Aide training and certification.
Tuition and Fees:
- Tuition: $1,330
- Registration Fee: $35
- CORI Fee: $25
- Lab Fee: $35
- Books: $75
Total Cost = $1,500
- Participants must be 18+ years old
- Clean CORI
- High School diploma or GED
- Recent negative TB test
Northern Essex Community College
360 Merrimack Street
Please contact Nancy Tariot, 978-373-1971 Ext. 263