Start your pathway to a new healthcare career!

IHAP is a FREE, two-phase employment program that offers paid training for entry-level job seekers in the healthcare sector. Classes are taught online, allowing you the flexibility to learn from wherever you have internet access.

What participants get
  • Daily online class for 3 hours
  • Earn while you learn! Receive a weekly stipend
  • Coaches and mentors throughout training
  • Assistance navigating support services
  • Job placement assistance with employers dedicated to your career growth
Program eligibility
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Low income and resident of S. King County
  • Able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Pass a background check
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be proficient in English (ESL Level 5) and have basic computer skills


PHASE 1 (3 weeks)
Healthcare Foundations
November 3 – 23

PHASE 2 (6 weeks)
NA-C Training
January 2 – February 13

Pass the WA State Exam and register as a Certified CNA

Interested? Call or text to set up a 30-minute appointment!
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Contact: Elena Ortiz-Ramirez at (206)791-7722,, or fill out the contact form below.

    The Introduction to Healthcare Apprenticeship Program was developed by the Health Care Apprenticeship Consortium, SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Multi-Employer Training Fund, City of Seattle Office of Economic Development, and Seattle Jobs Initiative.