CNA Training Program Near Lakeland, Florida
Premier Nursing Academy is a state-approved program offering free CNA training in Lakeland and surrounding Polk County areas. Our CNA classes are available for candidates who are accepted by one of employer partners. After completing our program, students are able to begin work with their matched employer even before passing the Nurse Aide exam.
Our Polk County location launched in May 2021 and is our third branch in Florida. Our free CNA classes in Lakeland take 6 weeks to complete. We are currently only offering night classes.
Upcoming Class Start Dates
- All students and staff are required to wear masks while inside our facility.
- Due to State of Florida Department of Health notices and for the safety of the residents of our employer partners, all instructor-supervised clinical instruction will be completed within our simulation lab instead of on-site at a facility. This will not affect our student’s ability to become licensed certified nursing assistants.
- Visitors have been restricted from entering our facility. Students and staff must complete a daily health screening prior to entry.
- Evening class schedule
Monday – Friday, for 6 weeks
5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
We are currently working with our employer partners to create a class schedule. Please check back to see a list of upcoming class start dates.
Find Our CNA Classes Near You
Our campus in Lakeland connects students with employer partners in the Polk County area, including Lakeland, Plant City, Bartow, and Winter Haven.
About CNA Certification
Premier Nursing Academy provides Florida Board of Nursing-approved instruction that prepares candidates for certified nursing assistant exam. Our CNA program provides a combination of classroom and on-site clinical education to ensure our graduates have the necessary skills to sit for the Nurse Aide exam and become fully licensed certified nursing assistants.
Candidates who are accepted by one of our employer partners receive 100% subsidized training and are guaranteed a job after graduation. Our CNA training program helps our employer partners gain a new supply of talented and trained employees.
- CNA night classes available
- 6 week training
Evening sessions run Monday – Friday for 6 weeks
4 instructional hours per day
- 120 instructional hours
80 hours of classroom-based didactic learning
40 hours of hands-on clinical-based instruction, mostly conducted on-site with one of our employer partners
Our Polk County Employer Partners Have CNA Jobs Near You
Our employer partners in the Polk County area are hiring CNAs now. If you’re ready to launch a career in healthcare, fill out our inquiry form and speak with an admissions representative to learn more about these employers.
Premier Nursing Academy is proud to have placed graduates near Polk County with these employers and many others.
Admissions At a Glance
Submit a form with basic contact info and our admissions team will be in touch.
Your admissions representative will explain what other info to provide to meet program requirements.
Our team will set up interviews so that you can find the best match for your post-graduation job.
Once you’re sending in some final paperwork, you’re almost ready to start at Premier Nursing Academy.
Get ready for Day One of your new life and career.