1452 David E. Cook Way Clovis, CA 93611  |  559-327-2800

Nurse Assistant Program

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 Next Program Starts February 2020

Nurse Assistant Program

Take advantage of the opportunity to become a state Certified Nurse Assistant.

Classroom Instruction and Clinical Training include:

  • Resident Care Skills
  • Vital Signs
  • Nutrition
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Rehabilitation


Program Information & Schedule

  • Program is offered twice a year:  February and September 
  • 14-Week Program (285 hours)
  • $1,000.00 plus Books and Supplies (additional expenses up to $500.00)

 Morning Program

  • Monday - Thursday plus 1 Saturday
  • AM Theory Classes 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • AM Clinical Classes 6:45 am - 12:30 pm

Evening Program

  • Monday - Thursday and Saturdays
  • PM Theory Classes 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • PM Clinical Classes 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday Clinical 6:30 am - 12:45 pm

Requirements to be considered for the NA Program

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Pass a Level A TABE test at 8.0 or higher
  • Submit a Nurse Assistant Application

Requirements upon acceptance in the Program:

  • Clovis Adult Health Forms (available on campus in room A-8) 
  • Physical Examination Form
  • Student Health questionnaire

Additional Supplies and Health Requirements

  • Blue uniforms (top and bottom)
  • White Nursing shoes
  • Basic Life Support American Heart CPR
  • Negative TB or chest X-ray (within 3 months of start date)
  • Hepatitiis B Vaccine (series of 3 or 1st injection started)
  • Flu shot (in season)
  • State Examination $110.00

Upon completion of course objectives, eligible strudents will take the state competency exam for state certification.


  • ALL applicants beginning CAE Nurse Assistant training program will be fingerprinted on the first day.
  • The fingerprinting will be submitted to the Department of Health Services by Clovis Adult Education before student have direct contact with patients.
  •  The student's criminal screening must be completed and cleared before they can take the State Examination to be certified.

How to Get Started

STEP 1: Register for the TABE Test ($15.00):  register  online only.

STEP 2: Complete and submit a Nurse Assistant Application to the Nursing Office


If you have further questions, please:

  • Call the Nursing Office at 559-327-2860
  • Stop by our campus at 1452 David E. Cook Way, Clovis, CA  93611, Room A-8. 



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