Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate

This 9 credit hour course is designed to prepare nursing assistants to work under the direction of the licensed professional nurse to provide care in various health care settings. Coursework includes development of basic nursing skills through lectures, laboratory demonstration and practice, and 48 hours of clinical experience. The Illinois Department of Public Health has approved the course for a total of 144 hours of instruction.

After you successfully complete the Nursing Assistant class, you are eligible to take the written State Nurse Aide Competency Exam. When you pass the Nurse Aide Competency Exam, your name is added to the Healthcare Worker Registry, and you can be employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

An individual will be placed on the Nurse Aide Registry when:

What you need to know about getting your Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate (CIP 513902)

Occupations that Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 31-1014
Additional Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate Costs
Expense Cost
Fees $140.00
Books and supplies $320.00
Total Expenses $460.00
Total Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $672.00 $2,184.77 $2,753.52 $2,753.52
Additional Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate Costs $460.00 $460.00 $460.00 $460.00
Program Total $1,132.00 $2,644.77 $3,213.52 $3,213.52
Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate Completion Data
Completers in fiscal year 2013 312
Proportion Completing in Normal Time 34.30%
Median loan debt incurred by students who completed the program
Type of Loan Loan Amount
Title IV Loans $0.00
Private Loans $0.00
Institutional Payments $0.00