Program Requirements

The curriculum requires 120 hours of theory in the classroom and 48 hours of clinical experience.  The course time is divided between classroom teaching, laboratory demonstration and practice, and supervised clinical practice in a local nursing home. This course includes CPR for the Healthcare Provider.

NUA 100 Fundamentals for the Nursing Assistant

NUA 102 Basic Patient Care Skills 3.5
NUA 103 Nursing Assistant Practicum 1
Total 8


Classes begin in:

January, March, June, August, October

Days - 8:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Mon-Fri

           Clinical- 7:00 a.m.

Evening - 3:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Mon-Fri

            Clinical- 3:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.


Exact times may change due to holidays, etc.


Classes are also available in Pittsfield, Mendon, and Mt. Sterling. Please call 217-641-4560 for dates and times.