Students enrolled in this certificate program complete a minimum of 130 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical training, which meet all state licensing requirements. Upon successful completion of the course and passage of the state competency exam, the student will be eligible to enter the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing Assistant under the direction of a licensed nurse. Class size is limited so applying early is advised. Funding opportunities are available through the Pen Bay Apprenticeship Program's "Earn While You Learn" option, as well as several other programs. Prerequisite: high school diploma or equivalent. Contact Adult Ed for an application. Depending on funding source, additional charges may apply.