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Becoming a certified nursing assistant is a great way to start your career in healthcare! In the CrossPurpose free CNA training program, you’ll complete CNA classes, gain hands-on clinical experience with experts in the field, and land a well-paying job as a certified nurse aide or assistant.

Free, hands-on pre-apprenticeship training to launch your nursing career and change your life

Why Enroll in Cross Purpose CNA Training?

Certified nursing assistants gain the essential skills and experiences needed to build a career in the medical field. Of the Colorado CNA programs available, the CrossPurpose CNA training program stands out because we not only cover the costs of training, but also pay you while you learn. You’ll receive the free CNA classes you need to learn medical and nursing fundamentals, complete a state CNA certification exam, and launch into your career in the healthcare industry!


CNA training

About the Program:

The CrossPurpose CNA training course begins with 3 weeks of personal mindset and professional development training classes that cover a wide range of topics:

  • Mindset growth
  • Financial health and literacy
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Writing personal brand and goal statements
  • Resume building
  • Interviewing
  • Tech and digital skills
  • Sharing your story
  • Public speaking
  • And much more!

Denver CNA course

Upon Completion

After completing this portion of the program, you’ll embark on your CNA program skills training, in which you’ll gain hands-on training with the South Denver School of Nursing Arts, including two 8-hour clinical training dates to practice and improve your CNA skills.

Upon completion of your 5-week CNA training, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Take the state CNA exam
  • Provide patient care in areas such as:
    • Feeding
    • Bathing
    • Updating vital information and taking vital signs
    • Monitoring blood pressure, temperature, and pulse rates
  • Work under the direction of a nurse or doctor
  • Have the CNA skills to pursue a career in various work setting:
    • Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, hospice care, long term care facilities, etc.
  • Obtain your CNA license and launch your career in healthcare services

What You Can Do with Certification

After completing your CNA training with CrossPurpose, you’ll work with one of our trained career coaches to explore job opportunities and find a job placement in the medical field! Potential job options in the CNA field include:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Home health aide
  • Nurse Aides
  • Caregiver
  • Personal Care Aide
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Companion Care Provider

Leaders completing the CrossPurpose CNA training program also receive the necessary training to complete the following components:

  • Phlebotomy course
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Clinical portion can include an externship
  • Colorado State Board exam
What Our Graduates Are Saying

“I am currently working at Sloans Lake Rehabilitation Center as a state certified nursing assistant. I work with good people, have great shifts and am making money. My dream for the future is to keep growing in the medical field and hopefully become a Registered Nurse!”

Rosa C.

Our Course Curriculum:

  • First 3 Weeks: Personal Mindset and Professional Development Training
  • Next 5 Weeks: Hands-on experience and training through the South Denver School of Nursing Arts state-approved program
  • Rest of Program: Complete your CNA certification and find employment in the medical field

Course Requirements:

  • Meet all CrossPurpose admissions requirements
  • Complete a background check
  • 6th grade Math/Reading level
  • Typing 40+ WPM
  • Some felonies and drug charges can be an issue
    • No domestic violence, assault, or child abuse charges on your record
  • Shot records and TB test
  • Must be interested in working full-time in the medical field

Course Details:

Class Schedule: First 3 Weeks

  • The schedule for the first 3 weeks of class is Monday-Thursday, 9am – 1pm and Wednesday evenings from 6pm – 8pm.

Upon starting your CNA skill track:

  • CNA Fast Track training can be completed in 8 days of class with 4-6 lecture hours per day Monday-Friday, plus two 8 hour clinical days
  • CNA Regular Track training can be completed in 15 days of class with 2-3 lecture hours per day, Monday-Friday, plus two 8 hour clinical days

After completing your CNA certification and are able to land your job in the medical field, you’ll be working full-time hours


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Why Cross Puprose


At CrossPurpose, prospective CNAs and students not only have access to high quality programs, but also get paid to learn.


We call our students Leaders because you are the Leader of your own change, and you deserve a training program that works for you, puts you first, and supports you every step of the way.


If you’re ready to pay $0 for excellent training in CO and start your new healthcare career in less than 6 months, you can apply for CrossPurpose today!


Northeast Denver

3050 Richard Allen Ct.
Denver CO 80205

South Metro

3855 S Broadway,
Englewood CO 80113

North Metro

Opening July 2023
Arvada, CO

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