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Do you enjoy caring for others? Are you compassionate and empathetic? Amplify these special traits and turn them into a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Assisted Living Aide.

This free, intensive 8-week job training program can be life-changing for you like it has for so many of those who have gone through it before you…

HealthWorks® will prepare you with the fundamental knowledge to work in the rapidly growing and rewarding healthcare and senior care industries. In fact, many program graduates move on to more advanced training and greater roles in the field. The program also partners with Southern California’s leading healthcare and senior care providers to provide job placement and career advancement support.

  • Core nursing knowledge
  • Methods to build patient success skills  
  • How to recognize and support aging, dementia and disability
  • Preparation to take the California State Certification Exam to work as a CNA or to work as an Assisted Living Aide or in Elder Care
  • Resume building
  • Interview skills
  • Improved communication skills
  • Other workplace success skills
  • Preparation for CNA exam at the end of program
  • Opportunity to interview with employer partners upon graduation

Our career training programs have a combined placement rate of more than 80%—over 2,300 graduates have been placed in full-time positions since 2006! Eligibility requirements for this program are compassion and empathy for caring for others, plus:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Valid California driver’s license or state ID
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must have 6 months of work experience
  • Prior experience cleaning, maintaining or servicing homes/businesses is a plus
  • Must commit to perfect attendance for the duration of the training program
  • Acceptance conditioned upon passing a criminal background check