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TRAINING AND JOBS IN ALASKA
Becoming a CNA has never been easier.
Whether you’re interested in starting a healthcare career or looking for inspiring work, now is the time to work as a CNA.
I don't have CNA training...
CNA training in Alaska
Training includes a total of 140 hours that includes both classroom/online and clinical/hands-on instruction. Scholarships are available to support training costs - be sure to ask each program about what is available.
There are 2 paths to complete training and become a CNA:
On-the-Job Training Programs
Many hospitals and nursing homes will hire you as a nurse aide and then provide free training. You can "earn and learn" by training while you work.
Nurse Aide Training Programs: Train Now, Work Later
You can also get training at a vocational training center or university that includes hands-on, or clinical, sessions at a hospital or nursing home. No employment commitment is required. You decide where you want to work after you have completed your training. Here is a list of state-approved training programs.
Where to train:
The list below includes training programs at healthcare facilities (facility-based) and also training centers or colleges/universities (non-facility based). Reach out to each organization directly for more information about the programs they offer, costs, and details. Click on the blue Facility/Organization name to link to their website, or click on the blue Contact Name to email the facility contact. Looking for training in a specific community? Use the arrows next to "Location" in the top row of the chart to sort by city/town or enter a place name in the Search box at the top right of the chart.
The facilities with an asterisk (*) next to their name are participating in a state-funded CNA Earn & Learn Program to support training and certification costs.
I already have training and/or certification as a CNA:
I’m already a CNA - I'm looking for a job in Alaska.
Search the list of hospitals and long-term care facilities below that are hiring CNAs. Contact each facility directly for more information - you can click on the blue Facility/Organization name to link to their website. Looking for jobs in a specific community? Use the arrows next to "Location" in the top row of the chart to sort by city/town or enter a place name in the Search box at the top right of the chart.
I completed a state-approved training program within the last two years, but I am not certified.
Download the Certified Nurse Aide by Examination Application Instructions to learn more about how to apply for certification.
I was a CNA in Alaska, but my license lapsed within the past 5 years.
Download the Reinstatement of Nurse Aide Certification Application Instructions to learn more about getting your license recertified.
I am already a CNA in another state in the US.
Download the Certified Nurse Aide by Endorsement Application Instructions to learn more about getting your Alaska certification.
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