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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

Spring 2020 CDL classes begin soon. Sign up here to learn more or email

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 (Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester, Essex, & Ipswich) residents who qualify.

Click here to register for the Spring 2020 training program or contact Jill Bonaiuto at 978-282-1000 ext. 108 or email for more information.

healthcare training room

Upcoming Healthcare Training Programs

Spring 2020 Nurse Aide Training classes begin soon. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please click here.

Frequently asked questions

When will the next healthcare training program be offered?

The Spring 2020 Nurse Aide Training begins soon. Please call 978-282-1000 or email 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