St. John’s United provides an accredited nursing assistant training program for individual who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. St. John’s conducts this training as a community benefit.

The program offers 96 hours of training over 12 days. The class consists of both classroom and clinical training and is taught by qualified licensed nurse instructors. All practical training is performed side by side with healthcare professionals at St. John’s. After successful completion of the course, students are eligible to test for the Montana State Certification and are also eligible to apply for employment at St. John’s.    

There is a $250.00 fee to take the CNA course and an additional $50.00 fee for the textbook and training materials charge to individuals who are accepted into the training. If you are notified that you have been accepted into the course, you must submit your payment within 5 business days of acceptance in order to attend the CNA Class. If   you gain employment with St. John’s immediately following the training, meet your 6 month probationary period in good standing and return you textbook, $100 of the initial $300 fee will be refunded to you by St. John’s. If you are still employed with St. John’s and in good standing after 1 year, St. John’s will then refund another $200 to you. There are no refunds if you do not gain employment with St. John’s. There are also no refunds if you start the course and do not complete the course in the time frame you have been accepted into.

Each new nursing assistant must successfully pass a State Certification Exam in order to practice as a C.N.A. For more information on Montana specific regulations, contact Headmaster at (406) 442-8656

For more information on St. John’s CNA training, call the Information Hotline at (406) 655-5627 and if you have further questions, you  may contact Lyndsay Collins, Human Resources Employment Coordinator at (406) 655-5920.

All applicants will need to apply here to be considered for the CNA training class.

Now accepting applications!

Dates of the next available CNA classes:

  • July 20th – August 4th
  • August 15th – August 30th

Future classes to be announced.