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CNA Training: West Covina

Certified Nursing

Assistant Program

Ready to get your CNA license?

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What is a CNA?

A West Covina CNA plays a crucial role in providing healthcare assistance to patients in need. As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you'll work under the guidance of RNs and LVNs, assisting with daily activities and ensuring their well-being. Many aspiring healthcare professionals in West Covina utilize the CNA position as a stepping stone towards becoming an RN or LVN, while others see it as an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and explore their passion for healthcare. In the dynamic world of healthcare, West Covina offers a thriving environment for CNAs with a comprehensive program tailored to equip them with the skills and knowledge demanded in the industry. Begin your rewarding career in healthcare as a Nurse Assistant in West Covina, contributing to the well-being of individuals in need.

Certified Nursing Assistant Program:

What is CNA Training?

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in West Covina through the highly acclaimed LA Skills Academy NAT Program. Our comprehensive training meets the California Department of Public Health's standards, featuring 60 hours of theory lectures and 100 hours of supervised clinical experience at a local Skilled Nursing Facility. Led by experienced nurses, our small class sizes ensure personalized attention and top-quality education. Gain expertise in essential skills like bathing, dressing, and vital signs while also mastering communication techniques and life skills for employment readiness. Upon graduation, you'll be eligible to take the California Nurse Assistant State Exam and embark on a fulfilling career as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Join us today and provide compassionate care within the healthcare system.

Get started with our nursing assistant program today.


What are the Expenses for CNA Training?

We have payment plans available at

Our CNA tuition is $1800 and includes:

  • 160 hours of lectures and training

  • NAT Textbook by American Red Cross

  • Live-Scan Fingerprinting

  • Practice Tests

  • Education and Career Counseling

  • Job Fair / Job Assistance

  • Online Support

Conditions Prior to Registration

  • At least 16 years of age

  • Valid social security number

Conditions After Registration

  • Physical

  • TB Test

  • Flu Shot (current season)

  • Background check

Enroll Online

For your convenience, we offer 100% online registration. Choose to complete everything here or conveniently send us your documents.

Payment Plan

We are excited to introduce a cost-effective and budget-friendly payment plan designed to support you on your CNA training journey, making it easier for you to reach your goals.

Zoom Classes

Experience the convenience of attending lectures from the comfort of your own home. Our Zoom classes are in place to ensure seamless learning while practicing social distancing.


Unlock exciting employment opportunities with our job fairs and referral program. Employers are eagerly waiting for you.

CNA Training From The Best:

LA Skills Academy

LA Skills Academy, established by a team of dedicated nurses with a background in the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT/CNA) Program, boasts a decade of experience and expertise. At LA Skills Academy, we prioritize delivering the most effective Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) Program to the local community, offering flexible schedules to suit your needs. Experience exceptional training through a blend of traditional classroom education, online learning, and hands-on clinical practice. Rest assured, as an official provider of the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Program, we are approved by the California Department of Public Health to offer both online and in-person training.

Join us in West Covina to embark on your journey toward becoming a skilled Certified Nursing Assistant.

Ready to get your CNA license?

CNA Certification:

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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