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SkillTech: LNA Training Program (Weekdays)


    Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs) Training Program

    The LNA Training Program is approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing  and prepares adults to pass the Vermont approved exam required to obtain a license as a nursing assistant in Vermont. The course focuses on the essentials of safe and effective practices for care in a healthcare facility setting.  Students will learn the basics of assisting patients, body mechanics, ethics and communication.

    The program will be: 80 hours of classroom/lab instruction delivered on-site and in a nursing facility. 

    In order to be accepted into the program, students must have earned a high school diploma, GED, or successfully passed an assessment of English literacy and basic math skills given by Vermont Adult Learning. There is no cost for this assessment but you must call Julie DiPietro at 802-735-0408 to schedule an assessment time. The textbook for this course is written at a level suitable for high school/college graduates. If you have a high school diploma or a GED but still have questions about your math and literacy skills, please schedule an assessment.

    You must submit a copy of your high school diploma, GED or VAL assessment results along with the tuition payment to finalize acceptance into the program. Students must be 18 by the time the course is completed.  Students who meet all the prerequisites listed above are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 802-857-7942 or 802 233 2319 with questions.


    Day/Time: Class meets at CTE in Essex Junction on Monday and Wednesday, 5pm - 9pm. April 17, 2023- June 21, 2023. 10 weeks.   

    Cost:   $1,350 (additional costs include a $175 testing fee and a $32 Nursing Board fee. $35 background check fee required. 

    Registration Deadline: When class is fully enrolled (8 students)

    Instructor:   Ann Marie Barton-Sullivan, RN

SkillTech Nondiscrimination Statement

  • SkillTech  is committed to providing a comfortable and encouraging learning environment for all students. We support and value tolerance and responsibility and expect students to treat each other and the staff with respect. Disrespectful behavior is unwelcome, and interactions that are offensive will not be tolerated. 

    The Center for Technology, Essex does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
    origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or age in its programs or
    activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

    Bob Travers, Director
    2 Educational Drive Suite 200
    Essex Junction, VT 05452