STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant) Training

STNA Training

Are you looking for a career that is both rewarding and in demand? Becoming an STNA may be for you! Nurse Aides provide a variety of care-related tasks such as dressing, feeding and observing patients. STNA’s usually work in long-term care facilities, home health agencies, assisted living facilities and hospitals. After completing this course, students will be prepared to take the State written and competency exam. State exam fees are not included in the cost of this class. State exams are completed through D & S Diversified Technologies.

Clinical locations will be announced in class. Before the first day of class, students must read and sign a code of conduct contract. A Kern Center representative will go over this contract with you when you register.

All classes will take place at the Fostoria Learning Center.

2:00p.m. - 10:30 p.m. March 6 - 20th (unvaccinated students)
8:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m. April 4 - 17th (vaccinated students)

75 hours total

59 hours in class time

16 hours of Clinicals

Cost: $850/student, does not include state test fee.

Max Class Size: 8

Before Clinicals each student will need following:

TB Test


Covid Vaccine (for the vaccinated session)

Clinical site - the Willows of Tiffin - 410 Fair Lane Tiffin Ohio

Scholarships available to eligible learners. For scholarship information, contact the Fostoria Learning Center at 419-408-5540.



Phlebotomy will be offered Spring 2022 at the Fostoria Learning Center.  This certificate program is for credit through Terra State Community College.  The Phlebotomy Certificate prepares students to work as phlebotomists, highly-trained laboratory professionals whose primary responsibility is the collection of blood specimens through venipuncture and skin puncture techniques to be used for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donation. Phlebotomists are employed in a wide variety of settings, including hospital laboratories, clinicals, physician offices, private laboratories, blood collection centers, home health agencies, and home visits for insurance agencies.

To learn more about the costs of this certificate program click here.  Eligible learners may qualify for scholarship funds.  If you are interested in applying for a scholarship through the Fostoria Learning Center, call 419-408-5540.

Dates: TBD

Times: TBD

Cost: TBD


American Heart Association: Heartsaver® First Aid & CPR Certification Course

American Heart Association: Heartsaver® First Aid & CPR Certification Course

The Heartsaver® First Aid course trains participants in first aid basics for the most common first aid emergencies, including how to recognize them, how to call for help, and how to perform lifesaving skills. This class is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs to know how to perform CPR and First Aid, as well as, other lifesaving skills to meet a job requirement.

Dates:  January 25 & March 7

Time: 4:00pm-7:30pm

$90 per person


American Heart Association: Family & Friends CPR

American Heart Association: Family & Friends CPR

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only™ CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. These topics can be presented together or taught separately as stand-alone modules. Skills are taught by using the American Heart Association’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows participants to practice on a CPR training manikin while skills are demonstrated in the course video. Family & Friends CPR may be taught by an AHA Instructor or led by a facilitator (a community member, family member or friend) who wishes to pass on lifesaving CPR skills to others. Course materials for Family & Friends CPR include a Student Manual with tear-out participation card and a DVD packaged with a free Facilitator Guide. The Facilitator Guide includes essential information for Instructors and facilitators of Family & Friends CPR classes.

Primary Audience:

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

Course covers:

Science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care • Hands-Only™ CPR for adults • Child CPR (compressions and breaths) • Adult and child AED use • Infant CPR • Adult, child, and infant choking relief

Dates:   TBD                

$90 per person


Healthcare Environmental Services Technician Certification Class

Free Healthcare Environmental Services Technician Certification Class




Fostoria Learning Center

342 Perry St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830

ProMedica is offering a free, three-day job training program to become trained and certified in Environmental Services (EVS) disinfection.

This career certificate program is intended for participants who want to work in environmental services in a healthcare setting. An EVS technician in a healthcare setting may have responsibilities such as infection prevention, cleaning and disinfection, waste and linen handling, floor care, and more. Participants must be able to read and write in English and be at least 18 years old.

Trainers of the program will provide training material upon screening and registration for the program with the Fostoria Learning Center and will register participants for the final exam. Upon passing, participants will become trained and certified in EVS and candidates may be considered for possible employment opportunities with Environmental Services at ProMedica Fostoria Community and Memorial (Fremont) Hospitals.

Registration for the class is required and spots are limited. The UPDATED deadline to register is Mon., Nov. 8. For more information or to register for the class, please contact the Fostoria Learning Center at 419-408-5540.


ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 45,000 employees, 12 hospitals, 2,500+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and 335+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, memory care communities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice, palliative and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health. For more information about ProMedica, please visit