You must be represented by the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199NE, and employed by a facility this is participating in and contributing to the Training and Upgrading Fund.

You must have continuously worked at least one year for a participating employer by the application deadline.

Full and part-time employees are eligible.

You must have worked an averaged of eight hours per week during the twelve months prior to applying for reimbursement and continue to work an average of eight (8) hours per week during the semester or module for which you have applied for reimbursement. (20 hours if your CBA requires)

Your program of study must have a realistic potential for a full-time position in a healthcare facility.  In addition to nursing and other allied health programs, eligible programs include:   

  • Human Services
  • Social Work
  • Information Technology
  • Business

Please call the Fund office if you are not sure if your program of study is eligible.

All courses must be taken at an accredited educational institution.



4 Responses to “Eligibility”

  1. Dominique fillie says:

    Interested in applying for school

  2. rosemary farmer says:

    Hi, A coworker said that 1199 would pay for my adult child to take cna course. Is this true?

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