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. 

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 May 22 or July 24. Deadline to register is two weeks prior to start date.

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.

Steps to enroll:

  1. Review the IDPH guidelines below and sign the Instructor Candidate Professional Qualifications Verification Waiver & Release.
    Effective July 14, 2016, participants must meet the qualifications outlined in the June 2013 Illinois Administrative Code Title 77, Section 395.160 Instructor Requirements AND found in Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42 Section 483.152 (a)(5)(i & ii). To see these requirements, go to the following links:
    •    http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/077003950A01600R.html
    •    http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idxSID=f05795b9c2a77f2142e17eaeb550ac4a&mc=true&node=se42.5.483_1152&rgn=div8
    Clarification, as stated by IDPH Education & Training Unit: the one year of RN experience is defined as providing direct care in a nursing home or a certified skilled unit of a hospital.
    Please contact Lori Brown, RN, PSA, IDPH, Education and Training Section @ lori.j.brown@illinois.gov with additional questions regarding qualification.
  2. Complete a Registration Form.
  3. Return the completed Instructor Candidate Professional Qualifications Verification Waiver & Release and Registration Form along with payment to:
    Workforce Development
    Attn: CNA Train-the-Trainer Course
    18 South River Street
    Aurora, IL  60506
    Fax (630) 892-4668

More Info.

Option #1
May 22-26
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ticket #: 173NUR950.001
CRN: 30804

Option #2
July 24-28
Ticket #: 173NUR950.002
CRN: 30805


Waubonsee Community College
18 South River Street
Aurora, IL 60506
Aurora Downtown Campus Map & Directions

Cost:  $599

For more information:
Chris Lester
(630) 966-4640
dlester@waubonsee.edu