Student FAQs

Most common questions asked by our students, answered for you below. Choose a specific topic to navigate this page. Don't see your question answered? Send us an email.


Classes & Payments

Is the COVID vaccine required?

Most schools do not require COVID vaccination before starting class. You will be able to see class requirements when going to search classes through Dreambound.

Is it possible to do online classes?

Yes. Many of our training providers offer hybrid classes where the first part involves online classes and the clinicals are done in-person. Unfortunately, most states do not allow a fully online class.

What is your policy on misdemeanors and felonies?

You are eligible to sign up for our programs if you have no felonies in the last 5 years and no misdemeanors involving assault or theft in the last 5 years.

Do you have classes for medication aide?

Yes, some of our partner schools offer medication aide training programs. You can see if any schools offer medication aide classes near you here.

How do I apply for your program?

You can start by filling out the Dreambound Application form here.

Do we accept WIOA vouchers?

We do not, but many of our partner schools do. You can send us an email at [email protected] or text 832-862-5679 if you’d like help selecting a school.

I am currently overseas, am I eligible?

In order to be eligible for our programs, you need to be physically able to attend classes in the US. You'll also need a social security card and work authorization in the US.

Do you have other payment options available?

Yes. You can select our Payment Plan option, where you pay around one-third of the total tuition cost of your selected program and the rest before you graduate class. For more information, you can contact us at [email protected].

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Is this a job recruiting agency?

No. We help students find and register for the best training classes in their area. We offer option employment support at the benefit of students.

Once I pass the exam, do I get hired by Dreambound?

Dreambound does not directly hire students. Instead, we match successful candidates with our partner employers.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

What programs do you offer?

Our partner schools offer many types of training programs, including: Certified Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Patient Care Technician, and more. You can browse classes here.

What is Dreambound?

Dreambound is the largest platform for students to find vocational training programs, such as allied health or industrial trades. Our mission is to provide all the information you need to find the perfect class for you!

What is the criteria for becoming a CNA through Dreambound?

Each of our partner schools have different requirements. Some require a high school diploma or GED, others only require an 8th grade test. The below are required:

  • Undergo a background check for felonies or certain misdemeanors involving assault or stealing in the last 5 years
  • Provide a copy of your Social Security card and one of your state-issued IDs (e.g., state ID, driver's license, American passport)

You also may be asked for other documents such as your recent TB and COVID test results.

Do you help out with job placement after I am finished with my training?

Yes, Dreambound and our partner schools can assist with job placement after you finish your training.

How do I retrieve my CNA license number?

We are not able to help you obtain your license number. You can visit your state nursing board website or contact the Nurse Aide Registry in your state here.

If I missed the certification renewal period, do I have to complete the CNA training again to become certified?

That depends on the state you’re in. You can call the Nurse Aide Registry in your area to find out.

I’m already a CNA but I would like to be certified in another state. Is this possible?

Yes, most states allow you to transfer your license. You need to request an Application for Enrollment by Reciprocity. Call the Nurse Aide Registry in your home state and the state where you plan to get certified.

I have a license but I’m not sure if it’s updated. How can I check?

To check if your license is updated or expired, you can contact the Nurse Aide Registry in your state to verify your status. Check the list here.

If my CNA license expires, do I need to take a training course to get certified?

Your CNA license is typically valid for two years from the date it was issued. If your license is expired, check first with your state department of health to learn about recertification requirements.

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Is the caregiver certification the same as the CNA certification?

Both are different in education curriculum. CNA certification requires more specific classes than Caregiver, although both generally share similar job functions. You can apply for a Caregiver certification through Dreambound here.

Do you need a school diploma or GED in order to be a caregiver in Arizona?

Most of our training providers in Arizona don’t require a high school diploma or GED to get a certification in caregiving. You may need to take an 8th grade equivalency test or otherwise demonstrate completion of 8th grade.

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Student Referral Program

Who is eligible to join the Dreambound Referral Program?

Our referral program is open to all candidates that have enrolled in a training program through Dreambound. This includes Certified Nursing Assistant, Licensed Caregivers, and Phlebotomy.

How does the referral program work?

Once you are enrolled in a training program, we will email you your unique referral URL that you can share with your friends and family. Check-in and remind the person you’ve referred to complete their enrollment. Once they have completed their enrollment, send us a message so we can send you both $50 each! Rinse and repeat.

How do I get paid?

We can pay you via PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash or if you prefer an Amazon Gift Card.

When do I get paid?

We will pay as soon as you reach out to us to claim your bounty and we can confirm the person you have referred has enrolled. It may take 2-3 business days for your payment to process depending on the payment method you choose.

What is the definition of enrollment?

We consider a candidate to have enrolled when they have made their initial payment, completed all the registration steps, and show up for a minimum of 3 class sessions.

I have more questions about the referral program.

Send us an email at [email protected] with your question. We look forward to hearing from you.

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