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CNA Classes can cost $1,000 to join.  For qualified candidates, ours is free.

This is an accelerated program that you will finish in less than 20 business days of classes.  Once completed, you can begin working. In the news- read about our CNA Program in the Johnston Sunrise

To Apply for admission

Applications are accepted in person at Briarcliffe Manor between the hours of 9AM-5PM. For Directions to the campus, click here.  Once you complete an application, we will arrange to interview you.  Candidates who are granted admission to the program will be informed by telephone. 

Successful candidates who pass the class

and obtain their license will be considered for employment at briarcliffe


  • Positive Attitude

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Physical Stamina for constant activity

  • The ability to perform tasks to established standards

  • A desire to work with the elderly

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Age 18+

  • Clean Criminal Background Check (BCI)

  • Health Check and Immunizations

  • A valid ID

Class requirements

  • On-time attendance at all sessions

  • Timely completion of assignments

  • Follow instructions

  • Participate

  • Study

  • Pass your CNA examination

  • Obtain licensure from the State of RI

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