About our program
Find job security and satisfaction in the healthcare field by earning your Nursing Assistant certificate. Nursing Assistants support the nursing staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities by assisting patients with basic needs, such as feeding, moving and bathing.
One quarter of daytime classes prepares you for a full-time, entry-level job as a Nursing Assistant.
As our population ages, the demand for Nursing Assistants will increase dramatically. Start now and get a head start in an expanding industry.
Receive specialized help in the classroom through our I-BEST program.
Register for and complete the program any quarter. Through the program, receive completion of 12 credits: Nurse Assistant theory, HIV/AIDS and CPR training, day classes, and community lab.
You can prepare to pass the national certification exam and become employment-ready in just three months.
Please review the following requirements before applying: Must be 18 years of age or older, pass a Washington State Patrol Background Check, complete the Nelson Denny Reading Assessment, acquire the required Immunizations, possess medical and liability insurance.
Classroom success can be yours, even if you have trouble in a traditional classroom setting. The Nursing Assistant program incorporates the I-Best program, where you can receive help from an additional instructor all quarter long. This second instructor assists your primary teacher helping you with: English as a second language, study skills development, math skills assistance, test taking, career options.
Easily acquire a good, secure job with assisted living facilities, adult family homes, nursing rehabilitation centers, hospitals, private clients.
As part of the admission requirement to nursing programs applicants must successfully pass a criminal background check. Immediate disqualifiers to the program can be found at:
In addition, individual clinical sites may have additional disqualifiers that would prevent a student from fulfilling their clinical rotation requirement. Alternate clinical rotation arrangements will not be made.
The Washington State Nursing Commission also provides guidance on criminal disqualifying factors affecting eligibility for licensure.
Degrees & Certificates
Fall 2017 Application
Due Aug. 25, 2017