Health Professional Preparation Program

More about Certified Nursing Assistant

Employment is available at many hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care settings. Students who are preparing for a Registered Nursing training program often train and work as a CNA to get experience in the field of nursing.


Shoreline Community College offers a CNA training program for students who are part of the WorkFirst program. This is a state funded program for those who are eligible for TANF and/or otherwise qualify as a low income parent. For more information, please contact the WorkFirst office.


CNA training is available at several local schools, including the Nursing Assistant Training Institute on Aurora Avenue near Shoreline CC ( as well as at Edmonds and North Seattle Community College.


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