Nursing assistants enjoy rewarding careers under the supervision of nursing and medical staff. They are trained to identify and meet basic patient care needs for the safety, comfort and daily activities of patients―including feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming and transporting them.

Once You Complete the Program

Graduates seek employment in a hospital, rehabilitation center, long-term care facility, physician's office, or private home. 

Nursing Assistant program graduates may sit for the Nursing Assistant Certification Exam (NACE), written and clinical, for a fee of $155.00. 

Getting Started

The Nursing Assistant program is a selective admission program.

Step One

Submit an Application for Admission to the college to the Admissions and Records Office by December 4, 2020.

Step Two

Fill out the CNA Application Spring 2021 and turn in to Annamarie Johnson or Samantha Skipper by January 15, 2021.

CNA Class will begin January 20, 2021.

Chipola accepts applications through the last day of registration as listed in the college calendar; however, applications that are submitted earlier improve registration opportunities in desired classes.