CNA Training in AK – Alaska

There are several nursing assistant training programs available for individuals interested in working as CNAs in the state.  In order to receive certification, an individual must attend a state approved training course and pass the subsequent nursing assistant competency exam.  A large number of nursing assistants in the state of Alaska state that they intend to advance their training to become licensed practical nurses or even registered nurses in the future. The state on Alaska is in a shortage of Nursing specialist now more than ever and its expected that in the next 10 years this demand will only keep growing in numbers. Becoming CNA can be great for those who either want to start at an entry level position in the nursing industry and then advance their careers further or need a good secured job for the years to come.

There are a few conditions you will have to meet before you can enroll yourself into a CNA class. The more important ones of those are that you have to be a minimum of 18 years of age and that you should not have a criminal background.

One of the best nursing assistant training courses in Alaska is offered by the Alaska Institute of Technology (AVTEC) in cooperation with the Providence Health System.  Information on the program can be accessed by contacting the University’s Allied Health Program. This training program is more extensive than most others in the state (and even throughout the country) with 230 instruction hours required.  The state requires only 100 hours of total training for approved nursing assistant training programs. Students who attend the AVTEC nursing assistant training course will have four weeks of classroom instruction and then will spend four weeks of clinical training.  Assistive living facilities are used as the location for clinical training.  The AVTEC CNA training programs teaches student basic life support skills as well as the most common nursing assistant skills.  Students learn good time management and how to communicate in an effective manner with patients as well as co-workers to provide top-notch care. the full length of the course is 38 days, This includes Clinical hours and class room time. This course is available at Anchorage campus only:

Anchorage Campus: 1251 Muldoon Road ~ Suite 103, Anchorage, Alaska 99504 Admissions: (907) | 334-2230 FAX (907) 334-2237

CNA Courses in Anchorage

Providence Extended Care Nursing Assistant Classes – Anchorage
4900 Eagle Street, Anchorage, AK 99504
Phone: (907) 562-2281

Providence Alaska Medical Center C.N.A School – Anchorage
3200 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99519
Phone: (907) 261-2047

Caregiver CNA Training Academy  - Anchorage
203 West 15th Avenue #102, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: (907) 980-0503

Matanuska-Susitna Borough CNA Program

Mat-Su Career and Technology High School CNA Training Program – Wasilla
2472 Seward Meridian Hwy., Wasilla, Alaska 99654
Phone: (907) 352-0426

Northwest Arctic Borough

Alaska Technical Center Nursing Assistant Course - Kotzebue
P.O. Box 51, Kotzebue, AK 99752
Phone: (800) 478-3733

Fairbanks North Star Borough CNA Training Schools

Fairbanks School District CNA classes
520 5th Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 455-2876

Kenai Peninsula Borough

Kenai Peninsula College CNA Training Program – Soldotna
232 Rockwell Ave., Soldotna, Alaska 99669
Phone: (907) 262-9137

Kodiak Island Borough Nursing Schools

Kodiak College Nurse Aide Training Program
117 Benny Benson Drive, Kodiak, AK 99615
Phone: (907) 486-9218

Wrangell-Petersburg Area

Petersburg General Hospital Nursing Assistant Training Programs
103 Fram Street, Petersburg, Alaska 99833
Phone: (907) 772-4291

Wrangell General Hospital Nurse Aide Training School
P.O. Box 1081, Wrangell, AK 99929
Phone: (907) 874-7000

Valdez-Cordova Area

Providence Valdez Medical Center CNACourse
P.O. Box 97, Valdez, Alaska 99686
Phone: (907) 835-8774

Kenai Peninsula Borough Nurse Aide Courses

Providence Wesley Rehabilitation CNA School – Seward
431 1st Street, Seward, Alaska 99664
Phone: (907) 224-2984

South Peninsula Hospital CNA Training Program – Homer
4300 Bartlett Street, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: (907) 235-0285

Nursing Assistant Programs in Juneau

University of Alaska Southeast Nursing Assistant Training Classes – Juneau
11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801
Phone: (907) 796-6131

Ketchikan Gateway Borough

University of Alaska Southeast CNA Course – Ketchikan
2600 7th Avenue, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: (907) 228-4523

Sitka Borough

University of Alaska Southeast CNA Classes – Sitka
1332 Seward Avenue, Sitka, Alaska 99835
Phone: (907) 747-9476

Southeast Fairbanks Area CNA Training Schools

Covenant Life College CNA Training Class – Delta Junction
P.O. Box 1229, Delta Junction, AK 99737
Phone: (907) 895-4309

Bethel Area Nursing ASsistant Training Courses

Yuut Elitnaurviat – The People’s Learning Center CNA Classes – Bethel
P.O. Box 1347 #913, Bethel, AK 99559
Phone: (907) 543-6985

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