CNA Instructor Train-the-Trainer Course

Certified Nursing Assistants are in demand and need training. Licensed Registered Nurses can now use their expertise and experience to become certified CNA Instructors through our five-day, state-approved Train-the-Trainer Course. 

Class starts Monday, May 18.

The CNA Instructor Train-the-Trainer Course is designed to provide licensed registered nurses the knowledge and skills to become a Certified Nurse Aide Instructor in Illinois. Successful completion of this five-day course will enable nurses to instruct both the classroom and the clinical components of a CNA program. This CNA Instructor Train-the-Trainer Course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and includes the lecture on Alzheimer's Disease and the Evaluator Workshop. 

All class sessions meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Monday, May 18
  • Tuesday, May 19
  • Wednesday, May 20
  • Thursday, May 21
  • Friday, May 22

Cost:   $599

Steps to enroll:

  1. All applicants must submit an Applicant Professional Practice Qualifications form so that their qualifications can be verified prior to participating in the course. See Ill. Administration Code 77, Section 395.160(a) for IDPH requirements, and download the requirements to enroll in the CNA Instructor Train-the-Trainer Course. Waubonsee Community College makes every effort to ensure that Instructor Candidates meet IDPH requirements before enrolling Instructor candidates into the CNA Train-the-Trainer Course. However, the course is only one step in the process, and IDPH makes the final certification decision. Participants are responsible for ensuring they meet IDPH requirements. Class fees will not be refunded to participants who are not certified by IDPH.
  2. All applicants must complete and return the Waubonsee Community College Registration Form with their Applicant Professional Practice Qualifications Form. Payment is due at time of registration. 
  3. Applicants will be notified by email if they were accepted into the course. If not, payment and enrollment information will be returned.  

Class Location:

Waubonsee Community College - Aurora Campus – Room 346
18 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506
Get a map and directions to the Aurora Campus.