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Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA)

Nurse Assistant I (CNA)

Nurse Assistant I prepares students to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for patients of all ages. This 8-15 week course includes 50 hours of classroom instruction, 70 lab hours, and 40 hours of clinical experience. Upon successful completion, the student will be eligible to test for NC Certification through the instruction and testing service PearsonVue.

You cannot enroll for this course onlineCLICK HERE for a printable checklist of required documentation and cost. Contact a Success Navigator in order to register, 704-290-5100

Requirements to Register

(Must have all documentation to register)

  • Must be 16 ½ years old
  • Signed Social Security Card (original, cannot be laminated)
  • Current CPR Card (Must be BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • Current Driver’s License
  • CASAS exam with a score of at least a 10th grade reading level and 8th grade math level or an Associates Degree or higher.
  • Vaccination Records of the following
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
    • Varicella (Chicken Pox) If you have had the Chicken Pox, a blood titer test must be completed to prove immunity
    • Hepatitis B (Can be declined)
    • Tetanus (Last 10 years)
    • Tuberculin Skin Test (Two step test is required for classes in Anson County)
    • Flu Shot (required for classes running September – March)
    • COVID vaccine

Program Cost

Registration fee: $280.40

The North Carolina Community Colleges Governor’s Emergency Relief (GEER) Scholarship offers FREE Tuition for community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs.

Apply for GEER Scholarship

Book and Workbook: Approximately $90
Drug Screen/Background Check: $92 (done through SPCC)
Scrubs: cost varies (You will be provided details on requirements)
State test: $140

Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule
*Dates and times subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesDaysTimesLocation
NUR 3240A 308MAug 17 — Dec 9Tuesday Thursday12 pm – 4:15 pmBraswell 2213SECTION IS FULL
NUR 3240A 309MAug 16 — Dec 8Monday Wednesday5 pm – 9:15 pmBraswell 2213SECTION IS FULL
NUR 3240A 313MJan 10 — May 9Monday Wednesday5 pm – 9:15 pmBraswell 2213

Anson County Class Schedule
*Dates and times subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesDaysTimesLocation
NUR 3240A 103PAug 16 — Dec 8Monday Wednesday11 am – 3:15 pmMartin Tech 104
NUR 3240A 104PAug 16 — Dec 8Monday Wednesday5 pm – 9:15 pmMartin Tech 104
NUR 3240A 105PJan 10 — May 9Monday Wednesday11 am – 3:15 pmMartin Tech 104
NUR 3240A 106PJan 10 — May 9Monday Wednesday5 pm – 9:10 pmMartin Tech 104

 

Books Needed

Hartman Nursing Assistant Care, Long Term Care, 4th Edition
Hartman Publishing
ISBN numbers:
Workbook: 978-1-60425-075-6
Book: 978-1-60425-074-9


Nurse Assistant I Refresher

This course is designed to provide individuals with a review of the knowledge, skills, and abilities that must be demonstrated on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination necessary for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry (which will be taken on your own for an additional cost of $140.00). It is primarily for those with expired certifications and those nursing assistants with current out-of-state certifications (most show proof of out-of-state certification) seeking employment in North Carolina as a Certified Nurse Aide I.

Students wishing to register for the Nursing Assistant Refresher class must provide proof of Nurse Aide I registry listing or completion of a state approved nursing assistant program within the last 2 years.  Students’ listing on the nurse aide registry cannot have expired for more than 2 ½ years.  Students must also provide a current driver’s license or government issued picture ID.

Contact a Success Navigator in order to register, 704-290-5100

LTC Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule

DatesDaysTimes
To be announced

Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule

DatesDaysTimesLocation
NUR 3242 310MOct 12 – Nov 11Tuesday Thursday11 am – 3:15 pmMobile Unit 5
NUR 3242 312MMar 14 — Apr 14Tuesday Thursday9 am – 1:15 pmMobile Unit 5

Cost

$145

Requirements

Driver’s License
Social Security Card
Must show expired NC Nurse Aide I Registry or current out-of-state certification


Nurse Assistant II

Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule
*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesDaysTimesLocation
NUR 3241 311MJan 11 – May 5Tuesday Thursday5 pm – 9:15 pmBraswell 2213

Lockhart Taylor Center Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule
*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

To be announced

Nurse Assistant II is the next professional step in this growing healthcare career field.

Requirements

  • Must be 16 ½ years old
  • Must be listed on the NAI registry and have a high school diploma or GED
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card (original, cannot be laminated)
  • Current CPR Card (Must be BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • CASAS exam with a score of at least a 10th grade reading level and 8th grade math level or a college diploma.
  • Vaccination Records for the following
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
    • Varicella (Chicken Pox) If you have had the Chicken Pox, a blood titer test must be completed to prove immunity
    • Hepatitis B (Can be declined)
    • Tetanus (Last 10 years)
    • Tuberculin Skin Test (Two step test is required for classes in Anson County)
    • Flu Shot (required for classes running September – March)
    • COVID vaccine

CLICK HERE for a printable checklist of required documentation, additional information and cost.

Contact a Success Navigator in order to register, 704-290-5100

Cost

Registration fee: $329.8

Textbook: $78.75 plus tax

Drug Screen/Background Check: $92 (done through SPCC)
Scrubs: cost varies (You will be provided details on requirements)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in skilled nurse facilities, home health agency, assisted living facilities, or local hospital.

Educational Opportunities

  • Nurse Assistant I – 1 Semester to Complete 
  • Nurse Assistant II – 1 Semester to Complete 

Contact Information

For help with registration or any questions, contact a Success Navigator

Success Navigator, 704-290-5100