Care Forward Colorado

Launch Your Career in Healthcare in a Year or Less

Care Forward Colorado is revitalizing Colorado’s healthcare workforce through zero-cost, short-term training programs at the Community College of Aurora. In a year or less, you can learn skills to become a certified nursing assistant, emergency services professional, and phlebotomy technician. All these careers are in high demand in Colorado's healthcare facilities.

Once you earn a certificate, you can begin working in healthcare, continue your education at a local college, or both!

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Care Forward Colorado is made possible by Senate Bill 22-226, which dedicates $26 million in state recovery dollars to train healthcare workers across Colorado.

How Does It Work?

Starting in Fall 2022, students who enroll in one of the following healthcare certificate programs will have tuition, fees, and course materials covered as Care Forward Colorado funding allows.

Next Steps

All you have to do is:


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