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CNA Training: Anaheim

Certified Nursing

Assistant Program

Ready to get your CNA license?

What is a CNA?

In Anaheim, a Certified Nursing Assistant, or CNA, plays a crucial role in assisting patients with their daily living activities and meeting their healthcare needs while working under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). Often referred to as Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Assistants (PCA), or Nurse's Aids, CNAs are essential members of the healthcare team.


Many individuals in Anaheim use their CNA knowledge as a stepping stone to advance their careers and pursue becoming an LVN or RN. Interestingly, a significant number of CNAs are already enrolled in nursing school programs, utilizing this profession as an opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience and further their understanding of the healthcare field. For others, becoming a CNA serves as a way to explore and decide whether they wish to continue on the path of their healthcare journey.


As a Nurse Assistant in Anaheim, you will hold a vital position in today's healthcare world, equipped with knowledge and skills that are consistently in demand. Our comprehensive program, developed with insights from educators, caregivers, and representatives from the long-term care industry, aims to guide you in becoming a competent nurse assistant and embarking on a rewarding career in healthcare.

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Certified Nursing Assistant Program:

What is CNA Training?

In Anaheim, the LA Skills Academy NAT Program offers comprehensive CNA training that meets the California Department of Public Health's requirements for Nurse Assistant Training. The program entails 60 hours of classroom or online theory lectures and 100 hours of hands-on clinical experience supervised at a local Skilled Nursing Facility. With a focus on quality training, all classes are conducted by highly experienced and professional nurses, ensuring a small student to instructor ratio for an optimal learning experience. The program upholds high expectations for excellence, catering to the fast-paced nature of healthcare.


Through a well-rounded approach encompassing lectures, videos, role-playing, hands-on skill demonstrations, and clinical practice, our nursing assistant training equips students with essential procedural skills, such as bathing, dressing, positioning, and vital sign monitoring. Communication techniques are also emphasized, empowering students with life skills training, including resume building and interview preparation, to enhance their employability upon graduation.


Upon successful completion of the CNA school program, students are eligible to take the California Nurse Assistant State Exam, paving the way for them to become Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) and contribute compassionately to the healthcare system.

Get started with our nursing assistant program today.


What are the expenses associated with CNA training?

We have payment plans available at

CNA tuition: $1800

  • 160 hours of lecture and training

  • NAT Textbook by American Red Cross

  • Live Scan Fingerprinting

  • Practice Tests

  • Education and Career Counseling

  • Job Fair / Job Assistance

  • Online Support

Requirements Before Registration

  • Age: At least 16 years old

  • Social Security Number: Must have a valid social security number

Requirements After Registration

  • Physical

  • TB Test

  • Flu Shot (current season)

  • Background check

Enroll Online

Enroll online with 100% convenience. Choose to complete everything here or send us your documents. Begin your journey as a Certified Nursing Assistant today!

Payment Plan

Introducing our affordable Payment Plan for CNA training. Enroll now and pursue a fulfilling career in healthcare without financial constraints.

Zoom Classes

Zoom classes available! Learn comfortably at home during social distancing. Enroll for CNA training now and prepare for a rewarding healthcare career.

Job Assistance

Employers await you! Attend job fairs or get direct referrals. Enroll for CNA training now and secure a rewarding healthcare career.

CNA Training From The Best:

LA Skills Academy

In Anaheim, LA Skills Academy (LASA) stands out as a leading institution, founded by a passionate team of nurses with a rich background in the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT/CNA) Program. With a decade of invaluable experience and expertise in the field, we are committed to delivering the most effective Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) Program to the community, tailored to your schedule.


At LA Skills Academy, we strive for excellence, blending traditional classroom education, online learning, and hands-on clinical training to provide outstanding and innovative training for our NA Students. As an official provider of the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Program, we are proud to be approved by the California Department of Public Health, enabling us to offer the Nurse Assistant Training Program both online and in-person to the public.


Join us at LA Skills Academy in Anaheim, and embark on a rewarding journey towards a successful career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Our dedication to your growth and success knows no bounds. Enroll now and experience the difference firsthand!

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find the registration files and where do I submit them?
    You may find the registration forms at
  • When are the registration files due?
    The dates are specific to the CNA program/class but here is a basic timeline of when you would be expected to submit the forms: Background Authorization: Due immediately after enrolling Physical/TB Forms: Due by orientation date Registration Forms/Enrollment Agreement: Due immediately after enrolling. You may complete all the forms online. Go to your account > Registration or
  • I submitted the files, but don't know if they went thorough"
    Once you submit a form/file, there should be a green success message that pops up by the submit button. You will also get an automated email confirming that you submit that file. If you did not receive an email, you may email to confirm that we received your files. Or chat with us on the right lower corner of your phone or screen.
  • I do not have a scanner, how do I submit the signed documents?"
    You may complete the digital form under TB, Physica, physical exam forms, covid vaccine records, flu shot records, and other medical documents should be emailed to
  • How long is CNA training?
    CNA training includes 60 hours of classroom/online theory lecture and 100 hours of supervised hands-on clinical experience at a local Skilled Nursing Facility. After successfully completing our CNA courses and passing the California Nurse Assistant State Exam, you will receive your nursing assistant certificate. Approximate time frame from start to finish: FastTrack - 1 month Part-Time Evenings - 2 months Part-Time Weekend - 3 Months
  • When are physical exams and TB tests due?
    Physical exams and TB tests for our Nursing Assistant Training (CNA Program) are due by your orientation date. If you are waiting for results and can not submit by orientation, you may submit the paperwork by the first day of class. Any other extension are provided on a case by case basis. Please call the office to discuss your options.
  • Where can I get a physical exam and TB test?
    You can get them from your primary care physician or from urgent care clinics close to you. Please be sure to print our forms and take these forms to your doctor/ clinic. Download the blank physical exam form here Here are some of the Urgent Care Clinics you can go to in the Long Beach and Valley area at a reasonable cost. You may get your physical TB test and/or Chest X-ray in these locations. WellnessMart Laboratory Testing Available in LA County, Orange County, San Bernardino County and many more locations. Open • Closes 6:30 PM Hours or services may vary Minute Clinic by CVS West Oaks Urgent Care Center20181 Saticoy StWinnetka, CA 91306 (818) 709-5700 Open • Closes 6:00 PM Hours or services may vary
  • How often would I need to get COVID tested?
    A COVID test must be taken every week and we must have a record of your results for every week you are in clinical. *Covid results must display your fullname and the result. *A negative COVID test is a requirement to attend and to continue attending the clinical. Covid results must be printed and handed to your instuctor before entering the clinical site. Individuals with no negative covid test on-hand will be sent home and will need to make up the day. Covid test collection must be within 72 hours of the clinical day. Some facilities require twice per week testing- your instructor will inform you on any special requirement of the clinical site.
  • Where can I get a COVID Test?
    To ensure quick results, we reccomend the following places: LA County LA COUNTY: ORANGE COUNTY: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Walk in and appointments available. *You may choose "healthcare worker" if asked. CVS FREE TESTING *For uninsured individuals: Please try the option: Healthcare professional or exposed to get the testing for free. Second-bio Lab @ LASA - Santa Fe Springs We also have a specimen drop off at our Santa Fe Springs location. Insured students are free. You may swab and register yourself and drop off the sample at the drop box by room 101. Pick up on Tuesdays and Fridays 2pm. 24 hours turn around. For support please call (626)-537-1352 or e-mail us at
  • Do you have payment plans available?
    Yes, we have payment plans available. Refer to
  • How much is the CNA Training program?
    Our NAT tuition is $1800 and includes: 160 hours of lecture and training NAT Textbook by American Red Cross Live Scan Fingerprinting Practice Tests Education and Career Counseling Job Fair / Job Assistance Online Support *Payment Plans available.
  • There are no spots available at the moment. How can I be notified of new classes?
    To ensure that you are notified when a new class becomes available. You must be subscribled to the website. There are a few ways to make sure you will receive emails from us. 1. Create an account. Make sure you opt in for updates and emails. 2. Join the waitlist. Located at the bottom of the Classes + Pricing Page. Make sure you opt in for updates and emails.
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