Program Details


Dear Student,

Thank you so much for your interest in AM Training Institute. I, along with our instructors look forward to welcoming you to our innovative and unique course to train you to become a Certified Nursing Aide. We offer a course designed to give you the skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.

We offer this opportunity from the perspective of practicing doctors and experienced nursing assistants in a great learning environment. While we will seek to give you exposure to a wide range of techniques, materials, and nursing knowledge, we will focus on the skills that nurses and doctors see as “core necessities” for starting a job as a Certified Nursing Aide right away.

Job opportunities for Certified Nursing Aides are readily available in today’s marketplace. While no one can guarantee job placement, the nursing profession is currently facing a shortage of Certified Nursing Aides. With our course, you will be equipped to start your new exciting career in nursing with an eye on future opportunities.

Our enrollment process is easy and we will guide you every step of the way.
Are you ready to change your life?


  • 2 Week Courses
    8:00AM-4:30PM M-F:

    October 17 - October 28, 2022
    November 28 - December 9, 2022
    January 2 - January 13, 2023 
    February 13 - February 24, 2023 
    March 27 - April 7, 2023 
    May 1 - May 12, 2023 
    June 12 - June 23, 2023  
    July 24 - August 4, 2023 
    August 28 - September 8, 2023 
    October 9 - October 20, 2023 
    December 11 - December 22, 2023
    ***Dates are subject to change depending on applications*** 

  • 3 Week Courses
    8:00AM-2:30PM M-F:

    October 31 - November 18, 2022
    December 12 - December 30, 2022
    January 23 - February 10, 2023
    February 27 - March 17, 2023
    April 10 - April 28, 2023
    May 22 - June 9, 2023  
    June 26 - July 14, 2023 
    August 7 - August 25, 2023 
    September 18 - October 6, 2023 
    October 23 - November 10, 2023
    November 13 - December 1, 2023
    ***Dates are subject to change depending on applications*** 

  • 4 Week Night Courses
    5:00PM-9:00PM M-F:

    October 3 - October 28, 2022
    November 28 - December 23, 2022 
    January 16 - February 10, 2023
    March 20 - April 14, 2023
    May 15 - June 9, 2023 
    July 17 - August 11, 2023
    September 11 - October 6, 2023 
    December 4 - December 29, 2023 
    ***Dates are subject to change depending on applications*** 

Cost & Payment Options

The registration fee ($35) is due with an enrollment agreement to hold your place in the class.

The total cost for the 2 week Certified Nursing Aide program is $680 and many students utilize our financing options. Click here to see if you qualify.

There are a limited number of seats available in each class. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Submit your Enrollment Application here.

Financing options are available to help students receive a quality yet affordable education.

Ask an admissions representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.

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In-House Payment Options

There are affordable financing options to make sure everyone can afford this program.

There are a limited number of seats available in each class. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Graduate Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median CNA salary in Iowa is $32,440 a year and is rising because Certified Nursing Aides are in such high demand.

The highest-earning Certified Nursing Aides are earning as much as $37,750 a year. Once you become a Certified Nursing Aide there are many different paths you can take to advance. After graduating from our program you will have the opportunity to earn advanced certifications while working in a medical practice. Additional certifications provide a pathway to continue advancing your career.

Here is an example of the path that Madison took:

Job Placement

Job Placement Rate: 99%

We are in partnership with organizations that are always looking to hire our graduates. After week 1 you will learn in a hands-on clinical environment. We then help match you with a medical office so you can start your career as a successful nursing aide upon completion of the program.

Ready to change your life?

Course Description

The CNA program is a 75 clock-hour, basic course for the professional Long-Term Care Aide in Iowa. This course is led, and instructed by a Registered Nurse who has an active license. The course focuses on training students to be able to care for residents in Long-Term Care. During this course the student shall be trained to understand and carry out the duties and responsibilities of a Certified Nurse Aide. The student will gain both knowledge, and clinical skills.

Upon successful completion of this course and successful passing of the State of Iowa Competency Certification Exam, the student shall become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in the State of Iowa. After passing the State Competency exam, the CNA shall be added to the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry. A CNA whose name appears on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry is allowed to work as a CNA in Long-Term Care. This course is offered in three schedules: Weekday, Evening, and Weekend.


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Program Catalog

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