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Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

Type of Class: in-person
Start Date: September 13, 2023
End Date: November 20, 2023
Class Days: Monday, Wednesday,
Time:  5pm - 9pm

The LNA Training Program ia approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing  and prepares adults to pass the Red Cross exam required to obtain a license as a nursing assistant in Vermont. The course focuses on the essentials of safe and effective practices for care in a healthcare facility setting.  Students will learn the basics of assisting patients, body mechanics, ethics and communication.

The typical program format has changed for the duration of the CoVid19 crisis. The program will be:

  1. 80 hours of classroom/lab/clinical instruction delivered live.
  2. Masks must be worn if not vaccinated.

In order to be accepted into the program, students must have earned a high school diploma, GED, or successfully passed an assessment of English literacy and basic math skills given by Vermont Adult Learning. There is no cost for this assessment but you must call VAL at 802-735-1676 to schedule an assessment time. The textbook for this course is written at a level suitable for high school/college graduates. If you have a high school diploma or a GED but still have doubts about your math and literacy skills please schedule an assessment.

You must submit a copy of your high school diploma, GED or VAL assessment results along with the tuition payment to finalize acceptance into the program. Students must be 18 by time the course is completed.  Students who meet all the prerequisites listed above are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 802-857-7942 with questions.


Day/Time: Class meets at CTE in Essex Junction on Monday and Wednesday, 5pm – 9pm beginning September 13, 2023  for 10 weeks. 

Cost:   $1,350 (additional costs include a $130 testing fee and a $20 Nursing Board fee. Background check is free.

Registration Deadline: When class is fully enrolled (8 students)

Instructor:   Ann Marie Barton-Sullivan, RN

Tuition: $1350
Total Class Hours: 80
Certifications Offered: Approval to test for Vermont State certification