Training & Education

Health Related Professions

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 
The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)  program is a non-credit training class that prepares you to take the CNA certification exam. CNAs care for patients of all ages in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and may be hired to provide in-home care. Available on the Fayette and Sumiton campuses, this 9-week program is $1175, which includes supplies and testing. A high school diploma or GED is recommended, but not mandatory. The CNA program is approved for funding by WIOA, GI Bill, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Dental Assistant
The Dental Assistant program prepares individuals for the Dental Assistant certification exam. A Dental Assistant may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the State of Alabama Dental Practice Act and under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist. This non-credit, 15-week training program is available in Jasper only. It includes a 50-hour externship and participants must have a high school diploma or GED. The cost is $1400 plus books and funding is available for qualified applicants through WIOA, GI Bill, and Vocational Rehabilitation.