• Nursing Assistant with Vocational ESL (VESL)

  • Vocational ESL: For Non-Native English Speakers, Immigrants and Refugees

    Do you like to help people? Are you honest, friendly, responsible, and dependable? Do you like to stay busy and active? Can you stand up for a long time, bend, and lift? Are you observant and careful? Are you interested in a medical career?

    If you say yes, then becoming a nursing assistant could be part of your career pathway!

    This half-year program provides training to help you gain the skills for a position as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a nursing care or assisted living facility. You can work in this job while you continue to study. Some people work as a nursing assistant for many years. Other people work as a nursing assistant for a while as they study to become an LPN, an RN, or another kind of heath care professional.

    • Tuition assistance and scholarships available
    • Learn how to help people with daily living activities
    • Improve your English skills
    • Prepare for the state certification exam
    • Job search assistance

    For information on the mainstream nursing assistant program, please click here: