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Free nursing aide training for home health aides

Are you a home health aide that is out of work due to Covid-19? Take the next step on your career path and apply for FREE Nursing Aide Training.

You can get trained in 6-12 weeks

Home health aides already have many of the skills to be a nurse aide! By enrolling in a full-time or part-time program, you can receive the additional training you need to be placed on the nurse aide registry in Pennsylvania.

The job outlook is positive

Nursing aide employment opportunities in Southeastern Pennsylvania are plentiful and growing. The position was growing faster than average before the Covid-19 pandemic, which increased demand for nurse aides even more.

There are more opportunities to grow

As a nursing aide, you will be able to provide critical care to diverse populations. You will also interact with colleagues in the healthcare field, helping you find other ways you may want to advance your career even further!


Program details

The New Normal Home Health Aide Upskilling Program is a joint partnership between City Council, Philadelphia Works, and 1199c Training and Upgrading Fund. It is a free training nursing aide training program that is available full-time or part time. Additional supports will be provided including access to child care and transportation, as well as career mentorship and job placement upon program completion.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a City of Philadelphia resident
  • You must have recent employment experience as a home health aide
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You must be able to pass the admissions test
  • You cannot have any disqualifying felonies or misdemeanors
  • You must be able to attend all classes

Apply today at
(Note: select Job Training and then select New Normal Home Health Aide Upskilling Program)