Training Programs

Certified Nursing Assistant

Aurora provides Certified Nursing Assistant Training programs at several Aurora facilities, allowing you to receive the training needed to provide quality care for patients in a variety of settings. In addition to classroom time, you'll participate in live clinical days, allowing you to receive hands-on experience and an in-person look into what the CNA position entails.

Program Information

  • Classes are offered throughout the year, with specific application deadlines. The course lasts 15 days and is 120 hours long, with class times from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., weekdays only.
  • Perfect Attendance is required for successful completion of the class and to be eligible to take the State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry Exam.
  • Program participants must submit to mandatory criminal and caregiver background checks for the state of Wisconsin, as well as applicable out-of-state checks.
  • The program is offered in four locations: Grafton, Summit, Oshkosh and Milwaukee (Aurora St. Luke's). Course fees include materials and is payable by cash, cashiers check or money order.

  • Grafton & Summit: Program cost is $600 and $125 testing fee.
  • Oshkosh: Program cost is $685, plus a $15 non-refundable application fee and $125 testing fee.
  • Milwaukee: New for 2019, program participants will be hired on as an Aurora team member at a rate of $12/hour and will be paid for all class time. There is no program or application fee, but participants must pay the $125 testing fee. After successful completion of the course and Wisconsin State Nurse Aide Registry Exam, participants will be promoted to a CNA role.

 

Application Process

  • Submitting an application does not automatically guarantee a spot in the class. All application elements will be reviewed and the top chosen applicants will be invited for a personal interview.
  • Due to limited spots, the most qualified applicants will be selected for admission into the class.
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the program by phone no later than three weeks before the class starts.
  • While it is not a requirement of the class, we do give preference to candidates who are interested in and available for year-round, full or part-time employment with Aurora Health Care upon successful completion of the class.

Apply for CNA Training Today!

Grafton, Oshkosh & Summit participants: Download and complete this application, then submit to the appropriate contact for each location, as detailed below. Milwaukee participants: see below.

Aurora St. Luke's (Milwaukee) Program

Applications are submitted via our careers website applicant tracking system (ATS).

If a position is not found in the ATS, complete this form and you'll receive an email with a link when the training position is available.

Click here for additional frequently asked questions.

     

Aurora Summit Program

Applications are received at:

Aurora Summit Talent Acquisition, Attn:Mary Therese Mack

36500 Aurora Dr., Summit, WI 53066

Email: marytherese.mack@aurora.org

Application

 

Aurora Grafton Program

You must attend a mandatory information session to register. The next session is March 11, 5:00 p.m. 

975 Port Washington Rd

Grafton, WI 53024

Conference Room 4

Applicants who meet the guidelines will be invited back for a personal interview.

Email: melissa.march@aurora.org

Application 

 

Oshkosh Program

Applications are received at:

Aurora Medical Center, Attn: Barb Bloch

855 N Westhaven Dr

Oshkosh, WI 54904

Email: barbara.bloch@aurora.org

Application

For the Oshkosh program, please include a $15 non-refundable application fee payable to Aurora Health Care. You must also include health requirements with a completed Health Requirement Form and Hepatitis B Vaccine Documentation with your completed application.

Class Dates & Application Deadlines

CLASS LOCATION CLASS DATE APPLICATION DEADLINE
Oshkosh January 2 - January 29 December 18
Milwaukee/St. Luke's February 12 - March 4 December 1
Milwaukee/St. Luke's March 26 - April 15  
Summit April 1 - April 29  
Milwaukee/St. Luke's May 28 - June 17
Grafton May 28 - June 17 March 11
Oshkosh May 28 - June 28 May 7
Milwaukee/St. Luke's July 16 - August 5
Oshkosh July 22 - August 23 July 1
Milwaukee/St. Luke's September 3 - September 23
Milwaukee/St. Luke's October 22 - November 11
Milwaukee/St. Luke's

December 19 - January 15

(Dates tentative)


Oshkosh January 2 - January 27, 2020 December 10

Medical Sonography / Medical Imaging

  • Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a 21-month, full time, hospital-based program dedicated to preparing individuals for a rewarding career in medical imaging.
  • The school offers two distinct learning tracks in Sonography;
    • General/Vascular option, which includes didactic and clinical instruction in the areas of abdominal, obstetrics/gynecology, and vascular ultrasound.
    • Cardiac/Vascular option, which includes didactic and clinical instruction in the areas of adult echocardiography and vascular ultrasound.
  • Graduates meet the requirements for application to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS).
  • For more information, visit the Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography webpage.

Phlebotomy

Aurora provides Phlebotomy Training programs at our West Allis Medical Center, allowing you to receive the training needed to provide quality care for patients in a variety of settings. In addition to classroom time, you'll participate in live clinical days, allowing you to receive hands-on experience and an in-person look into what the phlebotomy position entails.

Class Information

  • New for 2019, program participants will be hired on as an Aurora team member at a rate of $12/hour and will be paid for all class time. There is no program or application fee.
  • Classes are offered throughout the year, with specific application deadlines. The course lasts 10 days and is 80 hours long, with class times from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., weekdays only.
  • Perfect Attendance is required for successful completion of the class.
  • Class participants must pass Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screen checks as well as mandatory Criminal and caregiver Background checks for the state of Wisconsin, as well as applicable out-of-state checks.
  • The class is taught at our West Allis Medical Center, but candidates can work at any location after the class concludes – provided there are openings available.

Application Process

  • To submit an application, visit the Job Search tab and search the keyword "phlebotomist trainee." The jobs will only be posted during the dates listed below. 
  • If no training classes are listed via the search, please fill out this form. You will receive an email with a link to the training when the application is available.
  • Submitting an application does not automatically guarantee a spot in the class. All application elements will be reviewed and the top chosen applicants will be invited for a personal interview. 
  • Due to limited spots, the most qualified applicants will be selected for admission into the class. 
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the program by phone no later than three weeks before the class starts.
  • While it is not a requirement of the class, we do give preference to candidates who are interested in and available for year-round, full or part-time employment with Aurora Health Care upon successful completion of the class.

Class Dates & Application Deadlines

All classes are at Aurora West Allis Medical Center

CLASS DATE APPLICATION POSTING & DEADLINE
February 4 - February 15 December 17
April 8 - April 19 February 18 - 24
June 3 - June 14 April 15 - 22
August 5 - August 16 June 17 - 23
October 7 - October 18 August 26 - September 1
December 2 - December 13 October 21 - 27

Radiographer

  • Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology is a 24-month, full-time, hospital-based program dedicated to preparing individuals for a rewarding career in medical imaging.
  • The academic and clinical components are designed to provide qualified applicants with the knowledge and skills essential for an entry-level radiographer.
  • New classes begin in September following the Labor Day holiday. Graduates are eligible to apply for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification in Radiography.
  • At Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology we are committed to the education of student radiographers in the art and science of medical radiography. We strive to impart the knowledge, skills, abilities and values our students will need to deliver personalized, quality health care to their patients.
  • Learn more at the Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology webpage.

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