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CNA Training: Norwalk

Certified Nursing

Assistant Program

Ready to get your CNA license?

Can you explain what a CNA is?

In the bustling city of Norwalk, a skilled and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant, affectionately known as CNA, assumes a pivotal role in providing personalized care to patients, catering to their daily living needs, and tending to various healthcare requirements under the attentive guidance of a proficient Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The esteemed titles of Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Assistant (PCA), and Nurse's Aid are also commonly bestowed upon these dedicated individuals.


Discovering the true potential of their knowledge, some aspiring souls in Norwalk leverage their expertise as a CNA to bridge the gap towards elevating their career to the esteemed positions of LVN or RN. Remarkably, a significant cohort of CNAs in Norwalk embark on this rewarding journey while simultaneously pursuing advanced education in nursing, utilizing their CNA profession as an enlightening opportunity to delve deeper into the realm of healthcare, gaining invaluable real-world experiences and enriching their knowledge base. Others in Norwalk choose the path of a CNA, cherishing the chance it offers to introspect and ascertain if it aligns with their aspirations for the unfolding chapters of their healthcare odyssey.


Being an indispensable Nurse Assistant in Norwalk, you become an integral pillar of today's ever-evolving healthcare landscape, armed with sought-after knowledge and honed skills that remain consistently in demand. Our tailor-made comprehensive program, artfully crafted in close consultation with esteemed educators, devoted caregivers, and insightful representatives from the long-term care industry, provides a transformative pathway for you to embrace the role of a nurturing nurse assistant, marking the beginning of your illustrious career in the realm of health care.

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Certified Nursing Assistant Program:

 Can you explain CNA Training?

In Norwalk, the LA Skills Academy NAT Program offers CNA training that meets California's requirements. It includes 60 hours of theory lectures and 100 hours of supervised clinical experience. Taught by experienced nurses with a focus on excellence, the program prepares students to provide compassionate care. They also learn procedural skills, communication techniques, and can take the California Nurse Assistant State Exam after graduation to become CNAs.

Get started with our nursing assistant program today.


What is the cost of enrolling in CNA Training?

We have payment plans available at

Our CNA 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

Criteria for registration

  • At least 16 years of age

  • Valid social security number

Criteria post-registration

  • Physical

  • TB Test

  • Flu Shot (current season)

  • Background check

Enroll Online

Experience the future of registration with our 100% Online system. Do it all here or send us your documents - your choice, our efficiency!

Payment Plan

Unlock your potential with our tailored and economical payment plan for CNA training, paving the way to a promising future in healthcare.

Zoom Classes

Immerse yourself in the world of learning without stepping out of your abode. Zoom classes pave the way for uninterrupted lectures, bringing education to your doorstep, all while adhering to social distancing norms.

Job Assistance

Your future employers eagerly await your presence. Engage in dynamic job fairs or seize the advantage of job referrals to forge connections with potential employers. Take that pivotal step towards unlocking a world of promising career prospects.

CNA Training From The Best:

LA Skills Academy

LA Skills Academy (LASA) was founded with unwavering dedication by a team of nurses who honed their expertise through the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT/CNA) Program. With a legacy of a decade in the field, our mission is to revolutionize Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) Program delivery to the community, prioritizing flexibility in scheduling for your convenience. At the core of our values lies a commitment to providing exceptional and groundbreaking training for NA Students, blending traditional classroom education, online learning, and hands-on clinical experiences.


As a distinguished provider, LA Skills Academy takes immense pride in being an official affiliate of the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Program. Our unwavering pursuit of excellence has garnered us the esteemed approval of the California Department of Public Health, allowing us to extend the Nurse Assistant Training Program to the public, with both in-person and online options.

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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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