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Entrance Requirements

Becoming a nursing assistant can be a rewarding and fulfilling career path for those who are interested in providing direct care to patients. However, before embarking on this journey, it's essential to understand the entrance requirements for nursing assistant training programs. These requirements are in place to ensure that students have the necessary skills and qualifications to provide safe and effective care to patients.

  • Age: Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Background check: Applicants must undergo a criminal background check and fingerprinting, as nursing assistants work closely with vulnerable populations.

  • Health screening: Applicants will be required to provide proof of immunizations and undergo a physical health screening to ensure they are physically capable of performing the duties required of a nursing assistant.

  • English proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the English language, as communication with patients and other healthcare professionals is critical in the nursing assistant role.

  • Drug screening: Applicants must pass a drug screening and demonstrate their commitment to providing safe and effective care to patients and their ability to meet the professional standards of the healthcare industry.


The cost of tuition is $2,680, to be paid in full, and is due when the student begins the program and accept and sign the enrollment agreement.


What's included in the cost:

  • Textbooks                                    

  • Scrub Top & bottom (2 sets)      

  • Lab fees                                         

  • CPR card                                       

  • Stethoscope                                 

  • Blood pressure Kit                      

  • Gait Belt                                       

  • Badge  

  • Fingerprinting/Background check                       

  • Secondhand Watch

  • CNA Knowledge & Skills Exam

  • NSBN Application Fee

  • Physical


(If qualified, tuition assistance can be provided by NV Hope or Workforce Connections. You can contact Thresea Kaufman at  for more NV Hope details)

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