Nurse Aide (CNA) Course
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Dates listed are start dates of CNA courses (click date for full schedule):
This course provides all necessary training in class, lab, and clinical settings to prepare students to work in the healthcare field as a CNA in Michigan. Once students successfully pass this course they are eligible to take their MI State CNA exam through Prometric.
We notify students of job postings and can help find openings in their local area once they complete their CNA course. Common places to work as a CNA are:
– Nursing Homes
– Home Care Agencies
– Medical Transportation
– Dr.’s Offices
1) AGAPE SCHOOL CNA Scholarships
A good group of people in our community want to support individuals pursuing to become a CNA so we have setup a scholarship fund at Agape Schools. Are you ready to be the next difference maker? Applications and details available here:
2) EMPLOYER CNA Scholarships
Training and a job? Yes, we have partnered with several facilities that will provide a full ride or partial scholarship to Agape’s CNA program for eligible candidates willing to work for them for at least 1 year.
Current facilities include:
– Autumnwood of McBain
– Belle Oakes Living Center (east of Cadillac) 50%
– Big Rapids Altercare
– Birchwood Tendercare (Traverse City)
– Gaylord Tendercare
– Grandvue Medical Facility (East Jordan)
– Leelanau Tendercare
– Maples Benzie Medical Care Facility (Frankfort)
– Metron of Big Rapids
– Traverse City Tendercare
3) HELEN & HARVEY PELL FUND FOR EDUCATION
Provided through the Cadillac Area foundation this scholarship is available to students residing in the Wexford-Missaukee ISD district. With the link below find additional info and choose “Common Scholarship Application” on the left menu to submit to the CACF.
To be eligible to take Agape’s CNA course students need to be able to lift up to 75 lbs, read, write, and be available for all scheduled class dates. Our admissions coordinator will walk you through the simple enrollment process which includes submitting some documentation for identity verification.
MI State works with Prometric to provide the CNA state exam. You can check out more details here:
To be eligible to test with Prometric you need to successfully complete a Nurse Aide course licensed with MI State such as Agape’s CNA program.
Cost of the exam is separate from tuition costs. Information is provided during your course on the State exam.
As an Agape graduate you receive a free skill session once your Prometric exam is scheduled for a refresher before you test.
– $49 Application
– $898 Tuition
PayPlan Option – 1 Year
– $49 Application
– $100 Down Payment
MI Works Funding Option
For tuition funding eligibility screening or questions, please contact a Career Facilitator at your nearest Northwest Michigan Works Center. Visit their website for contact details at www.nwmichworks.org and select the “Contact Us” tab to find a MI Works Center near you! Feel free to contact Agape’s office for assistance if needed.
Supplies provided during training:
-Skills Competency Book
-BP Cuff (Sphygmomanometer)
Students receive 1 set of scrubs to keep.
All supplies are available for purchase, but are not required to be bought.
Courses offered monthly. Contact us to let us know you would like us to keep you posted on future dates.
CONTACT US for any questions.