Nurse Aide I

Classes Held at the Foothills Higher Education Center

This program provides the opportunity to pursue a healthcare career with entry-level skills in a hospital or nursing home setting.  Upon successful completion, the students will be eligible to apply for The Nurse Aide I test administered by NACES.  After passing the state test, the student will be listed on the Nurse Aide I registry at DHHS. CPR for Basic Life Support Certification is now included with this class.

Requirements

In order to register for the NA I class, you must:

  1. Score at least a ninth grade level on the TABE test. To schedule your TABE, please call (828) 448-6140.
  2. Provide copies of a valid driver’s license and social security card (names must match).
  3. Provide a copy of your High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma or sealed transcript of grades or be currently enrolled in the last year of the WPCC Burke Middle College, WPCC AHSD program, or WPCC High School Equivalency program.

 

Additional Information

  • Students will be required to have a criminal background check submitted to Blue Ridge Healthcare. The criminal background check must be completed after class begins.
  • Students will be required to have a complete physical exam by their healthcare provider; forms will be given out during registration.
  • Students may enroll up to 3 times in the NA 1 program
  • Cost: $230.00
  • Textbook: NC Nurse Aide I available in the WPCC Bookstore

Our Nurse Aide classes for Spring are open for enrollment. Please complete the online registration form below. Payment must be received before you are completely registered for class.

Registration

Once you have completed the above requirements, you will be allowed to register for the class.

Continuing Education classes offered through our Workforce and Professional Development Division, have a pre-registration policy, with the exception of Fire/Rescue, Law Enforcement, HRD and CTP program areas.  Students must register and pay any registration fees two business days/48 business hours prior to the start date of the class.  For example:  Class starts on Monday, the last day to register is Thursday.

Students may register via the following methods:

  1. Online (click on the button below)
  2. Walk-in registration held Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am- 6:00 pm in Hildebrand Hall, Main Campus
  3. Download and fax the registration form. Our fax number is (828) 448-6179.

 

ClassSectionBeginEndDaysBegin TimeEnd TimeCostRoom
NA I Class
NA I Clinical
CPR
54797May 14
July 27
June 15
August 14
August 07
June 15
M,T,TH
M,T,W,TH,F
F
8:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
12:30 pm
12:00 pm
5:00 pm 1 Hr Break
$230HEC166
NA I Class
NA I Clinical
CPR
54798May 14
July 26
June 08
August 13
August 06
June 08
M,T,W,TH
M,T,W,TH,F
F
1:00 pm
1:00 pm
8:00 am
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
5:00 pm 1 Hr Break
$230HEC166
NA I Class
NA I Clinical
CPR
54799May 14
July 27
June 22
August 14
August 07
June 22
M,T,TH
M,T,W,TH,F
F
5:00 pm
5:00 pm
8:00 am
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
5:00 pm 1 Hr Break
$230HEC166
Register Online for a Nurse Aide I Class

 

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