Courses & Programs

Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide/ESOL

Classes for non-native speakers of English to improve language and math skills, and prepare to pass the MA Nurse Aide Certification Test and enter employment as a nurse aide or home health aide at no cost.

classes meet:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Picknelly Adult & Family Education Center, 206 Maple St., Holyoke
Classes run from January to May, and May to August

  • High to intermediate/advanced non-native English
  • Able to pass CORI/SORI background check
  • Must be ready to work upon completion of the program

This training will result in job placement.


Please fill out this form for more information!


View a program flyer.

Training is funded by Holyoke Community College, Holyoke Works, and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education – Adult & Community Learning Services.