Next Generation


Pine Technical & Community College is offering a FREE Certified Nursing Assistant Course in Onamia, MN as part of Governor Walz’s initiative to recruit, train and deploy at least 1,000 new certified nursing assistants for long-term care facilities.

 Working as a nursing assistant (NA) is an excellent stand-alone career or an excellent way to launch a nursing career. This program will prepare you with the knowledge and clinical skills to work in a variety of settings including nursing homes, hospitals, adult day care centers, personal homes and assisted living facilities. NA training requires just a few weeks of time and provides the information and skills needed to become a Nursing Assistant on the Minnesota State Registry. Credit is earned toward PTCC's Nursing/Healthcare programs.


Course Schedule Course Dates: Monday - Friday 2/7/22 - 2/23/22, 2/7 & 2/8 are 9:00am-4:30pm, remaining days are 9:00am-3:30pm.


Location: Mille Lacs Healthcare System, Seminary Building, 104 Croiser Drive, Onamia, MN 56359


To register, please contact Di Abrahamsen at 320-629-5176 or


Make a difference in your community! Join the next generation of Minnesota Health Care workers. Start your career as a Certified Nursing Assistant Today!