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Saint Antoine’s Health Care Training Collaborative (HCTC) ) is a Certified Nursing Assistant training program which provides education and employment opportunities for individuals to become compassionate and skilled healthcare professionals with the life-skills necessary to achieve financial stability. Through a grant received from the REAL JOBS RI initiative through the RI Department of Labor & Training, with supplemental funding provided by Saint Antoine Residence, the CNA training program is offered FREE of charge to all eligible participants.

Program Requirements

• Must be a Rhode Island Resident
• Must be 18 years old & not a full-time high school student
• Must be able to pass a BCI (Criminal Background Check)
• Must be able to pass a TABE Test (Test of Adult Basic Education) at a 6th grade level
• Must be able to push or pull 70 lbs
• Cannot owe back taxes to the state of RI
• Must be willing to commit to working as a CNA for at least 30 hours per week for one year at Saint Antoine Residence

General Program Information

• 10 Week Program (2 weeks of Work Readiness, 6 Weeks of CNA Training, 2 Weeks Clinical Rotation on a Unit)
• Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 3:30-9:30pm at Saint Antoine Residence
• Wednesday is used as a make up day for inclement weather, etc.

The first step in the application process is to attend an Information Session. Info sessions are offered every Wednesday at 3:00pm at Saint Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Avenue, Woonsocket, RI.

CNA classes are typically offered in January, April and September. (Next class begins September 5, 2017)

For more information please contact 401-767-3500 or email

HealthCare Training Collaborative is proud to be funded by the Real Jobs RI

**HCTC program of the Saint Antoine Community is possible through an innovative partnership grant from Real Jobs RI.

HCT is a WIA (Workforce Investment Act), Department of Human Services & Office of Rehabilitative Services Approved Training Site. Program cost per student is covered by fundraised monies and vendor funding.

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