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.
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.
Upcoming Healthcare Training Programs
The fall 2019 Nurse Aide Training Program begins September 24 and runs through November 7. Interested students must call to register before August 22. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please click here.