CNA Training at CLC

By DHSP Community Learning Center

A free 17-week program that includes job placement, hands on training through the Academy of Healthcare Training, and the cost of the exam itself.

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This program runs during the school year.
Monday through Thursday. Evening.

Classes run Monday - Thursday from 5pm - 9pm. Online classes are Monday and Wednesday nights; in-person classes in Malden are Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Ages: Young Adult to Senior Adult.

Applicants must be adult English language learners and Cambridge or Metro North residents.


Bayyinah Pandolfo
CNA Coordinator

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Contact Bayyinah at or 857-997-2360



  • In-person only.

Academy for Healthcare Training

388 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
United States

Outside Cambridge

Near the Malden Center T station.

Wheelchair accessible

Students must be able to travel to Malden for class in-person.

Additional information

This is an evening course for English language learners who are looking to obtain their nursing assistant certification. There are two sessions, one in the spring and the other in the fall. Instruction has both online and in-person parts. In-person classes meet in Malden.