Certified Nursing Assistant

Currently Enrolling!
Classes begin February 28th, 2022 (NOW ENROLLING)
Time Commitment
11 Weeks
Hybrid, Online and In Person Classes
Average Starting Wage
$16- $20/hour once placed
Monday - Thursday, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
PPL is now enrolling for our CNA Career pathway program in partnership with Minneapolis College! Enter the healthcare field as a strong candidate by obtaining both CPR and Basic Life Support and Mental Health certificates prior to employment. Feel confident as you apply for positions applying your refined resume building skills, and have the opportunity to network with local healthcare leaders such as Allina, Children’s, North Memorial, Presbyterian Homes, Fairview Ebenezer, and Fairview Hospital during mock interviews. This training program is utilizing a blended approach offering the majority of instruction online. Classes run 5:30pm to 8:30pm Monday through Thursday, so get in touch today to being enrollment! MUST FINISH ENROLLMENT BY FEBRUARY 18TH.

About the Program

What jobs will this program prepare me for?

You will gain the knowledge to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and build the foundation for a career in healthcare.

What certifications will I earn?

You will earn the following certifications: CNA, Mental Health First Aid, Basic Life Support, and CPR.

What other opportunities are included?

Network with the following employers: Abbott Northwestern, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, Ecumen, Fairview Ebeneezer, North Memorial, and Presbyterian Homes.

Qualifications for Participation

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legal to work in the United States
  • Income at or below 200% poverty level
  • 6 months work experience
  • Proficient math and reading skills