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Tennessee Rural Health Workforce Readiness and Apprenticeship Program

Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


The Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHA of TN) offers an apprenticeship preparation and paid apprenticeship program that emphasizes healthcare careers in rural areas of Tennessee.

Tennessee youth ages 16-24 may take an online training to prepare for an apprenticeship. At the completion of the training, RHA of TN will work with youth to find an apprenticeship position and/or refer to other community resources.

Apprenticeships supported by the program include:

  • Nursing assistant
  • Medical assistant
  • Home health aide
  • Direct support professional

Eligible participants are Tennessee youth, ages 16-24, who show an interest in and aptitude for healthcare professions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Online training modules are provided at no cost.

Apprenticeships are paid on-the-job experiences in addition to instruction and mentoring. Once apprentices complete 2000 hours of training, they receive a nationally recognized certificate from the Department of Labor.

Application process

A link to the training registration is available on the program website.

Students in Gibson, Henry, Hardeman, Weakley, and Madison Counties may be eligible for additional supportive services. Contact for information.

Tagged as
Health aides and assistants · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Tennessee

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