What Sets CompassCare Institute of Caregiving Apart

We’ve developed a proprietary training program — CompassCare Works™ — to prepare CCAs for every situation. Our signature CompassCare Works™ curriculum is focused on care, hospitality, and service. We find that marrying these three elements is essential to providing best-in-class support to clients and patients. We include this training as part of our Certified Nursing Assistant Program to ensure that our graduates are fully prepared to provide top care.

CNA Requirements & Why You Should Choose Us in Stamford, CT

Would you like to join the fastest-growing profession in healthcare? Does the idea of helping to take care of others appeal to you? Are you looking for the absolute best caregiver training classes? Do you want to change careers, learn state‐of‐the‐art practical skills, or advance in your current position? CompassCare Institute of Caregiving, LLC (CCIC) was founded by CompassCare, the tri‐state area’s leading concierge, private duty home care company for Fairfield County, CT, Westchester County, NY, and NYC. CCIC is proud to offer a groundbreaking, unparalleled Certified Nursing Assistant program that will prepare you for a rewarding health career.

  • Day, evening, weekend, and online classes are designed to meet the needs of working adults
  • Courses have a special tuition rate and financial aid is available for students who qualify
  • Curriculum developed by Cornell University professors
  • Certificate program will be completed in ten weeks
  • Various term start dates throughout the year
CNA Requirements

Certificate Program

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
If you are interested in working with families and a variety of healthcare professionals and contributing to the clinical team in the care of elderly patients, our Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate Program can provide you with the knowledge, confidence, and qualifications you need.

Our CNA program will train you in procedures and protocols in caring for patients. You will be CPR and First Aid certified and our CNA certificate classes will prepare you for the state licensure exam which measures your nursing skills, knowledge, and judgment.

Employment Opportunities

Assisted living facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospitals, Home Healthcare and Home Care Agencies, Physicians’ offices, clinics, extended care facilities, surgical centers, and community agencies and are just some of the organizations in which Certified Nursing Assistants are providing services. Compass Care, along with our clinical partners, seeks to hire directly from our graduation classes.

Accreditation & Licensure

Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate Program
The program includes a class to become CPR and First Aid certified. As a graduate of the program, you will also be eligible for state certification as a Nurse Aide.

Approved by the State of CT Department of Public Health, 410 Capitol Avenue – MS#12HSR, P.O Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134

CNA Requirements

Admission CNA Requirements

CompassCare Institute of Caregiving seeks dedicated students who will committed to our rigorous curriculum, which is designed to help individuals excel in our unique learning environment and well beyond as they start a career in health care.

Applicants are notified of their status shortly after submitting a completed application. 

Contact us to learn more about CNA requirements now. 

Minimum requirements 

  • Must be over the age of 16
  • Online Application
  • Professional references
  • References from teachers/guidance counselor, if still in or just graduated from high school 
  • Health Clearance (This must be completed after acceptance to program)
  • A Security Background check (paperwork will be provided once accepted)
  • Proof of Covid Vaccination (first two doses of Moderna/Pfizer or first dose of Johnson and Johnson) for clinical rotations 


Tuition $1,500.00
Books Included
Supplies and Materials Included
Other Fees and Charges $ N/A
Total Cost For The Course $1,500.00

Accepted Payments


CNA Courses scheduled to start

  • September 11, 2023
  • October 2, 2023
  • November 6, 2023
  • December 11,2023