Certified Nurse Assistant Training Program

Certified Nurse Assistant Training Program
The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Training Program provides classroom instruction and hands-on clinical training to prepare students to qualify for the State of California CNA examination. Goodwill SOLAC is the first Goodwill organization in the nation to become a state certified CNA Training Academy.

Articulated units may be earned toward LVN/RN programs at both Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach.

To be eligible for this training program, you must:

  • Be low income or no income
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Have no criminal background
  • Pass an educational assessment of ninth grade reading and math levels or higher
  • Pass a nurse entrance interview
  • Pay nominal eligibility fee

Our healthcare training program works with successful graduates for up to five years to assist them in locating higher level employment as well as higher level training programs, such as LVN, RN, Phlebotomy, X-Ray, Pharmacy Tech, and many more.

To learn more about the program, click here to download a PDF info sheet. To apply for the program online,  click here.

For more information about the program and eligibility, please reach:

Goodwill SOLAC
800 W. Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90806
562-435-3411, extension 201 or 260
[email protected]