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

Admission to CompassCare Institute of Caregiving, LLC is competitive and has several CNA requirements. Compass Care seeks dedicated students who can rise to the challenges of our proprietary, rigorous curriculum and who will excel in our unique learning environment. Applicants are notified of their status shortly after applying. Contact us to learn more about CNA requirements now.

  • Online Application
  • Official High School or GED Transcript
  • Official College Transcripts (if applicable)
  • Professional references
  • Health Clearance (This must be completed after acceptance to program)
  • A Security Background check (paperwork will be provided once accepted)


Application Fee $100.00
Tuition $1,800.00
Books Included
Supplies and Materials Included
Other Fees and Charges $ N/A
Total Cost For The Course $1,900


Week 1: April 17, 2023

Week 2: April 24, 2023

Week 3: May 1, 2023

Week 4: May 8, 2023

Week 5: May 15, 2023

Week 6: May 22, 2023

Week 7: May 29, 2023

Week 8: June 5, 2023

Week 9: June 12, 2023 [Clinicals]

Week 10: June 19, 2023 [Clinicals]

*Schedule may vary due to holiday