Great Barrington: Porchlight offers nursing assistant course

Tuesday May 21, 2013

Porchlight VNA/Home Care’s state-approved Nursing Assistant Program will begin its spring course schedule on May 28 at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 148 Maple Ave.

Upon successful completion of program requirements, students are eligible to take the state’s Competency Examination to become a certified nursing assistant.

The program provides 45 hours of classroom and skills lab instructions and 45 hours of clinical practicum.

All classroom and clinical classes are from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, May 28-30; Monday through Friday, June 3-7 and June 10-14; and Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18 and 19.

Tuition for the course is $500. There is a $20 application fee. A supplies fee of $50 will be refunded upon the completion of the program.

For information and to set up an interview, contact Porchlight Home Care at (413) 243-1122,,, or in person at Porchlight Home Care, 21 High St., Lee.


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