Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship

Singing River Healthcare Academy’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Apprenticeship will equip you with the knowledge and skills to join the healthcare field after just one short year of study and hands-on training.

What is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), also known as Patient Care Assistants (PCAs) or Nurse’s Aids, provide basic patient care and support in partnership with nurses, physicians and other caregivers. CNAs assist patients with activities of daily living and the ideal CNA has a passion for people and direct patient care.

Beginning your healthcare career journey in our Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Apprenticeship program will prepare you for the certification needed to begin your career in healthcare.

CNA Career Path

As a CNA Apprentice, you’ll gain experience on-the-job to help you determine your best next steps, whether it is pursuing licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN) or even growing into a four year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Apprenticeship Basics

Program Length:
1 year
Average CNA salary:
$40,000 annually with full benefits*
Potential career paths:
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Registered Nurse (RN), BSN
Mississippi Department of Health


If you’re interested in Singing River Healthcare Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Apprenticeship, click here to contact us.

*Avg. salary is based on 2022 statistics including overtime pay, experience, and certifications