Nursing Assistant Certification Program

About Our Course

Individuals who graduate from our certified nursing assistance course earn: 

  • C.N.A. designation 
  • CPR/First Aid
  • 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training 

Students graduate in 3 weeks. Total hours - 118

Classroom hours - 46

Laboratory hours - 16

Internship hours - 56

Graduates can be assisted with immediate job placement opportunities through our affiliate company, Dependable Staffing Agency. 

Admission Requirments

  • Must be at least 18 Years old
  • Have High school Diploma, GED, Higher Education equivalency, or pass the entrance exam
  • US students must pass the entrance exam with 75% passing grade. Exam may be retaken once free of charge.
  • Foreign students must pass CELSA Test with 75% passing grade (if applicable). Test may be retaken free of charge. 
  • Complete a background inquiry form. Any record of crimes against persons will prevent an individual from working in this field.
  • Provide documentation of a completed 2 steps tuberculosis test or QuantiFeron blood  test. If Mantoux ( skin) and QuantiFeron blood test is positive, must get a chest x-ray.
  • Clinical facilities may require additional information, Hepatitis B vaccine or waiver.
  • Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope
  • Gait Belt
  • Royal Blue Scrubs
  • White Nursing Shoes
  • Watch with Second Hand

Upcoming Course Schedules

Class 1

Start Date: March 9th

End Date: March 27th 

Days: Monday - Friday

Time: 8am - 4:30pm 

Registration Deadline: March 2nd

Class 2

Start Date: May 11th

End Date: May 29th 

Days: Monday - Friday

Time: 8am - 4:30pm 

Registration Deadline: May 4th

 **Class schedule and clinical rotation days and times can change without notice, please call or email for verification** 

Call 253-252-3956  



  • Tuition: $650
  • Registration fee: $60
  • Entrance exam fee: $20
  • Books: $50 (+tax)
  • Obtain a background check through the Washington State Patrol at for $15

Short-term and long-term financing is available for those in need. 

We also accept GI Bill® for military personnel.

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