Nurse Aide Preparation (CNA) for Non-Native English Speakers

Nurse Aide Preparation for Non-Native English Speakers
Do you speak a language other than English and want to be a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)?

Nurse Aides play a vital role in the healthcare team and are in critical shortage in our community.

NOVA Workforce’s new courses, ESL Support for Nurse Aide Students and Nurse Aide Preparation (CNA), combine nurse aide training with English language support. You will learn important medical terminology, grammar, and pronunciation. Students are guaranteed at least one interview with a regional employer.

This course is eligible for both FastForward and All Within My Hands grants. These grants could reduce the tuition to $0.

For more information, please complete the Interest Form.

FastForward Programs (funded by the Workforce Credential Grant) are preparatory short-term training programs for industry credentials in high-demand professions. Virginia-domiciled
residents can take these programs by paying only one-third (1/3) of the full tuition cost, provided they successfully complete the program.

Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation will provide eligible students with financial support to use toward materials not included with tuition, such as scrubs, shoes, a watch, criminal background check, drug screening, and any required immunizations. The program cost for eligible students could be $0.

What is Metallica’s All Within My Hands?

All Within My Hands (AWMH) is a non-profit, philanthropic organization conceived by the members and management of Metallica and dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services. 100%of donations go directly to local organizations that the Foundation supports. Please visit for more information.