Augusta Adult and Community Education, Togus V.A., Western Maine Community Action, Western Maine Workforce Development and the Augusta and Lewiston CareerCenters are partnering to offer a Certified Nursing Assistant training, according to a news release from Monica M. Millhime, employment and training business specialist for Western Maine Community Action in Lewiston.

An informational session will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Augusta Adult and Community Education, 33 Union St. Candidates must register online and set up an appointment for CASAS and ONET assessments. To set up an appointment, call 626-2470. The registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 4.

The training will include Work Ready training followed by 12 weeks of classroom and clinical training to meet the requirements for CNA certification. The course, valued at $2,600 per participant, is no cost to candidates meeting eligibility requirement for WIOA funding provided by Western Maine Community Action.

Requirements/eligibility criteria: Augusta Adult and Community Education application; WMCA pre-eligibility form; proof of age (at least 18 years old; high school diploma (or equivalency); two letters of reference; background checks; reading/math CASAS assessments; confidentiality release form; interviews; and availability for all scheduled training.

For more information, call 626-2470.

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