The objective of the Certified Nurse Assistant program of study is to prepare students for employment as Certified Nurse Assistants. Students will be employable as Certified Nurse Assistant once they pass the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) examination. Upon successful completion of the program students will:
|Class Days/Hours||Standard Length||Maximum Time Allowable||Total Clock Hours|
|Monday - Friday
7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
|6 weeks||9 weeks||150|
A student must attend class for the required number clock hours, successfully complete all class assignments, modules, and examinations achieving at minimum a grade of 76% or pass, and fulfill all financial obligations, prior to receiving a certificate of completion attesting to the successful completion of the program of study.
Licensure as a Certified Nurse Assistant by CDPH is required for employment in this field. Licensure is obtained by passing the NNAAP examination and receiving criminal background clearance from CDPH.
Note: Students are required to complete an additional 30 hours of skills training before taking the NNAAP examination.