Enrollment Requirements

Requirements for admission include a high school diploma or GED, successful completion of a reading competency test (students may retest one time), good mental and physical condition including the ability to lift without any lifting restrictions confirmed by a physical exam, and passing the state mandated criminal background check. Students with English as a second language may require further placement testing to meet the Illinois Department of Public Health Standards.

Students taking the Professional Certified Nursing Assistant program must be concurrently enrolled and successfully complete the OFT 260 and 281 with a C or better to obtain a Professional Certified Nursing Assisting Certificate.