Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide/ESOL

MassSTEP logoLearn the knowledge and skills to become a nursing assistant or home health aide, while improving your English language skills, in this free program! Prepare to pass the MA Nurse Aide Certification Test and enter employment as a nurse aide or home health aide.

classes meet:

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Picknelly Adult & Family Education Center, 206 Maple St., Holyoke

The program is three months long, and runs three times per year. Apply any time, and we'll get you ready for the next class session!

  • High to intermediate/advanced English skills
  • Able to pass CORI/SORI background check
  • Must be ready to work in healthcare upon completion of the program, and be authorized to work in the U.S.

This training will result in job placement.


Please fill out this form for more information!


View a program flyer in English and Spanish.

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