Nursing Assistant, I-BEST

LWTech Nursing Assistant I-BEST programCertificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 1 Quarter
  • Credits: 12
  • Start Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring quarters (daytime)

The Nursing Assistant certificate prepares students for jobs as Nursing Assistants in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare agencies. Additionally, this program prepares students for other Allied Health programs such as the Registered Nurse program. Nursing Assistants gain healthcare experience with flexible schedules and numerous job opportunities.  The Nursing Assistant program includes on-campus classroom and laboratory instruction and a supervised clinical practicum at a local healthcare facility to practice your new skills.

Graduates of this one quarter program receive a Certificate of Completion and are then eligible to apply and take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination here at LWTech, an approved NACES testing center. The NNAAP application also requires the student to have a valid social security number and pay the current application fee of $110.00.

Learn more about LWTech's Nursing program.

Nursing Assistant Course Sequence and Course Descriptions

Employment and Wages

What does a Nursing Assistant career look like in the United States? 

The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Nursing Assistants with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.

Current Job Openings in Washington

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Ready to talk with an advisor about the I-BEST Nursing Assistant Certificate? Want to learn more about options to help pay for I-BEST college classes? Request an appointment with an I-BEST advisor by submitting an appointment request form and an advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

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