Healthcare Training

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Turn Your Dream of a Career In Healthcare Into Reality

The Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board provides opportunities for eligible participants to enter and advance along a career in the healthcare field. You could be eligible to receive free short-term, job-related training in the healthcare field.


Program Details

The NRWIB is currently offering training opportunities in the following fields:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Central Sterile Processing
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Certified Nurse’s Aide
  • Community Health Worker


As part of the program, you will meet with a Career Navigator to learn more and to choose one of these healthcare career pathways. To view a full list of all trainings available click here

Program Features

Assistance is available for:

  • Transportation
  • Training-related clothing

and other basic needs, which may vary on a case-by-case basis.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Meet low-income guidelines
  • Pass CASAS math and reading exams
  • Or dislocated worker criteria

Community Health Worker program

NRWIB is offering an exciting opportunity for Waterbury residents interested in joining the Healthcare industry.

Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who have a close understanding of the community they serve. This trusting relationship enables them to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.

Classes begin January 17th! For more information, contact [email protected] or call 203-574-6971 ext. 461

How to Apply

To get more information or to apply to the program you will need to attend a virtual WIOA Information Session. You can register for the session by sending an email to [email protected] or call 203-574-6971. Please be sure to include the following information in your email:

  • First and Last Name
  • Full Street Address including City and Zip Code

You can register by calling 203-574-6971 and asking to register for a WIOA information session.