The ApprenticeshipNH High School program is here!


Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Apprenticeship

Employer: Catholic Medical Center (CMC)Manchester NH

About the LNA Apprenticeship:

  • Apprentices become a full time CMC employee from day one, earning a wage and benefits while attending college.
  • CMC pays for 100% tuition of the licensed nursing assistant (LNA) course through Manchester Community College (MCC).
  • Once you obtain your NH LNA license, you will be placed seamlessly into one of CMC’s current full-time LNA open positions.
  • Apprentices may be eligible for additional grant funding for support services like transportation, supplies, etc.
  • Receive pay increases as they meet milestones throughout the program.
  • Candidates will be required to make a two year employment commitment to CMC.

The program consists of:

  • A six week program of 120 hours of online and classroom instruction at Manchester Community College, 24 hours of hands-on lab experiences, and 60 hours of clinical practicum within CMC’s inpatient departments.
  • Preparation and eligibility to obtain a New Hampshire Nursing Assistant License to practice as an LNA in the state.
  • Placement into a full time open LNA position in one of the inpatient nursing departments once licensure has been issued (*availability of open positions at the time of completion of program will vary).
  • Completion of 2,000 hours of on the job training experience with a mentor.


  • Ability to attend and travel to class, lab and practicum assignments Monday–Friday eight hours/day from 7 AM–4:30 PM at MCC for the first five weeks.
  • Maintain a 95% classroom attendance rate, and 100% clinical attendance rate.
  • Ability to complete homework and meet class deadlines as assigned during the classroom portion of the program.
  • Ability to pay for any program related supplies and textbooks that may be required. This includes cost of licensure and cost of the background check for the Board of Nursing. Some additional grant funding is available if an applicant applies and qualifies – through ApprenticeshipNH to cover some of the additional expenses of the program.
  • Be sure to visit Catholic Medical Center’s website for additional requirements and application details; click here

The program begins May 10th.  To apply, CLICK HERE
Candidates will be required to make a two year employment commitment to CMC

If you have general questions about registered apprenticeship, please contact us at [email protected]

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