CNA Training Program Now Open

Are you looking to break into the healthcare industry? Or do you know someone seeking a fresh start in life or a second career? The Nurse Aide Training Program offered through Brookside Inn Skilled Nursing Facility (BSI) teaches the art and passion of becoming a nurse aide and might be just your ticket! The next class sessions run August 19-30 and October 14-25. Class scholarships are available. 

ABOUT BROOKSIDE’S CNA SCHOOL: This program offers two full weeks of classroom instruction, followed by two 12-hour clinical shifts in which students will shadow an instructor at the award-winning BSI facility located in downtown Castle Rock. Upon completion of the classroom instruction and shadowing, students will be eligible to take Colorado’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) licensure exam.  

WHAT IS A CNA? A CNA is a licensed, healthcare professional who assists patients with basic living activities such as dressing, bathing and taking vitals. 


• The next class sessions run August 19-30 and October 14-25. Classes offered throughout the year.

• Students must be at least 16 years of age and proficient in English.

• Program Tuition: $600. The BSI program is nearly half of the cost of similar programs throughout the region, which all fill up very quickly. Scholarships to the BSI training program are available.  

WHO IS BROOKSIDE INN? Brookside Inn is a family-owned, 5-star skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility with back-to-back zero deficiency state surveys in 2017 and 2018. We seek compassionate and conscientious individuals to join our team of qualified professionals and work in a facility known for its delivery of quality care. 

TO APPLY: For more information on the nurse aide program or to apply, please contact Human Resources at