Thank you for your interest in taking the state certified nurse aide training program. Our program is a fast paced class that is completed in 17 days. To be considered for the class, you must provide the following at the time of your scheduled Pre-Test:
Proof of your High School Diploma or GED
Valid Photo Identification
Social Security Card
We will consult the Tennessee and/or National Abuse Registry for Children and Adults. No one with a felony conviction, certain misdemeanor charges, and/or found on the abuse registry can be admitted to the class.
Since the class is only 17 days, no absences or tardies are permitted. You must maintain a grade average of an 81 to continue in the course.
Class hours are from 8:00AM to 4:00PM, typically. The schedule changes periodically, so check with the instructor for the most current class schedule. Tuition is free for the class and there is NO payment to the student for taking the class, including time spent on the floor.
A solid red top and red scrub pants are required by the first day of class. Please wear white socks, white shoes and modest undergarments, white or beige.
No thong or lace undergarments. No facial piercings are to be worn to class except for earrings by female students.
A blood pressure cuff and stethoscope needs to be purchased before the first day of class (brand and style is the student's preference). Bring black pens and paper or notebook. A watch with a second hand or "seconds counter" is required for class. Lunch is available daily at the center for $4.00.
If you have been accepted into the class, you will receive be notified by phone. Please DO NOT call the facility to check on the status of your acceptance.
Employment with NHC is not guaranteed. Students are chosen based on the facility need, shift availability of the candidate, entrance exam score, flexibility of the candidate, previous work history and attitude.
The best qualified candidates for the class will be chosen. It is not based on those who applied first or last on application day.
Thank you for your interest in the class. Please click 'Next' to begin your application.