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Job training in promising career paths

Good jobs that pay a living wage are hard to come by, especially if you lack specific skills. At Action Inc., our job training programs can provide you with intensive training for careers in healthcare or as a commercial driver, as well as basic job readiness and life skills training. Our goal is to create career opportunities for you within our community—and provide you with a fresh start and better way of life

At Action Inc., we continuously research the job market and local employer needs so we can create new training programs for the Cape Ann community. Our training programs enable you to gain skills, access better job opportunities, and achieve a higher standard of living.

Commercial Driver's License Training

Action Inc.’s Commercial Driver’s License training program is intended to provide interested and eligible Cape Ann residents with classroom instruction and driving skills in order to prepare them to take the Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License road test for a Class B license.

The 12 week course includes classroom instruction for the permit, field training in preparation for the road test, a required DOT physical exam, First Aid training, resume writing, job placement assistance, and career development. Click here to request info about upcoming classes.

Upcoming CDL Training Program

We’re now registering students for the Spring 2019 CDL training program! The program begins with a mandatory information session on April 23 from 5 – 6:30pm. Classroom hours will be May 20 – 23 from 9:15am – 5:15pm. Full day, behind-the-wheel field training will be held May 25 – June 3. Sign up here to learn more or email training@actioninc.org.

Nurse Aide training program

The Action Inc. Nurse Aide training program is an intensive 84-hour course that prepares you to work in healthcare facilities such as hospitals and assisted living centers. The program prepares you to pass the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation and obtain licensure as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). The program also provides support and job readiness services to give you all the skills you’ll need to find a meaningful and rewarding career in the healthcare field. The program is offered free to local Cape Ann residents who qualify. Click here to register for the Fall 2019 training program or contact Jill Bonaiuto at 978-282-1000 ext. 108 or email training@actioninc.org for more information.

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Upcoming Healthcare Training Programs

The next Nurse Aide training program begins in fall 2019 with mandatory information sessions on September 10 and September 12 from 6-8pm. Classes and clinical training will run from September 24 through November 7. For more information about upcoming Nurse Aide trainings, please click here.

Frequently asked questions

When will the next healthcare training program be offered?

The Spring 2019 Nurse Aide training is currently full. The next training will be held in September 2019. Please call 978-282-1000 or email training@actioninc.org to learn more. Click here to request information online.

Do I have to pay anything to attend?

No. This program is offered free to individuals who qualify.

Contact us for more information

Nikki Marin

Director of Education & Training
978-282-1000