Thank you for your interest in the Certified Nurse Aide Program at Tunxis Community College! This program has been approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Upon completion, graduates are eligible to be listed on the Connecticut Nurse Aide Registry. The 100-hour program is held over a 12-week period, and offered days, evenings and Saturdays. Each clinical is limited to 8 students who are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Classroom instruction is held at the college; clinical groups are held at Ingraham Manor.
You must be at least 17 years of age to take this course.
Your tuition includes the cost of malpractice insurance and state competency testing.
Additional costs include textbook, uniform and registry fee.
This program is offered in spring and fall semesters. For detailed information on course start and end dates, open the application form.CNA Application
Each student accepted into the program must have a health examination along with a TB (PPD) test. Students born after January 1, 1957 must also have documentation of Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR). See the application packet for details. No one can be permitted to participate in the clinical portion without these requirements.
Application and Additional Information
Students who have successfully completed the Certified Nurse Aide Program are eligible to receive college credit through the Connecticut Credit Assessment Program administered by Charter Oak State College.
Credits may be used at Charter Oak State College or transferred to another school by setting up a credit registry with Charter Oak (any transfer credit is at the discretion of the institution).
For more information, visit: Charter Oak’s Credit Registry site
Complete application packet and fax to 860.606.9732.
Application packet and payment information (checks/money orders made out to Tunxis Community College) must reach us at least one week prior to the start of the course.
Tunxis Community College
Continuing Education Office
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032
Registration must be completed in full with payment information, date of birth and social security number.
Program Coordinator: Cheryl Conaty, 860.773.1453