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Certified Nursing Assistant

Learn and earn with the certified nursing assistant (CNA) program at Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor.

CNAs play a significant role in the medical field, providing necessary assistance to our seniors. This job requires monitoring resident health, behavior, and direct communication between the resident and their nurses/doctors. CNAs also spend a lot of time with the resident and their family, addressing physical and emotional needs. CNAs offer essential services to our seniors, and we are always seeking positive candidates! Becoming a CNA can open doors to other wonderful opportunities in the healthcare industry.

We provide a three-week CNA program that lets you earn your certification and receive valuable experience on the floor. You’ll even become an official paid member of the Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor team during the process!

We make it easy and affordable. Start your career in the medical field!


*Dates are subject to change due to COVID-19

*Class size is limited

*Must be at least 16 years of age.

Contact us for more information here.

Helpful information:

  • Upon acceptance into the three-week program, you will be hired as an official paid Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor employee.
  • The first five days of the program will consist of classroom work with a minimum requirement of 30 hours.
  • After classroom work is completed, students participate in clinicals with a 75-hour requirement. The first two days are spent with an instructor, the remaining time they are supervised by a CNA mentor on the floor.
  • Classes are held at Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor frequently - please call us to confirm class dates
  • Classes begin on the third Wednesday of the month and occur from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Textbook rentals are $20.
  • Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor are responsible for final testing expenses and filing all applications with the state for certification.
  • Review sessions, supplementary classes, and tests are held at Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor before state evaluation.

Qualified Medication Aid (QMA) Program

Once you earn your CNA certification, you can register to become a certified qualified medication aid (QMA). This certification can help put you on the fast track to achieving your nursing license. QMAs work directly under a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and are an essential part of the medical team.

Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor offer a QMA program to those seeking certification. There are a variety of qualifications a CNA must meet in order to be recognized as an official QMA in the state of Indiana. You can review these here.

Applications to our CNA and QMA programs are open to anyone interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field. We also welcome high school and college students studying in or around Marshall, Fulton, or Starke County.

Feel free to call or email us with questions! Our friendly staff would love to talk with you more about our supportive educational programs. If you’re ready to take the next step toward your nursing career, Chase Center and Pilgrim Manor are the prime choices for you. Apply today!

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