Certified Nursing Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902


Certified Nursing Assistant

A Nursing Assistant helps patients with activities of daily living and other health care needs under the direction of a RN or LPN.

Students develop health care competencies in safety, infection control, vital signs and working with geriatric residents in a long-term care facility.  Students receive 77 hours of classroom training with includes lecture and hands on skills training and 16 hours clinical experience in a long-term care facility. 

Arkansas College of Health Careers is an approved testing facility for students to take the State's Certification Exam.  This allows students to test for the Knowledge and Skills Exam where they have trained.  Students will test the week following the completion of the program increasing their passing potential.  


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



ARKANSAS College of Health Careers

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Little Rock

Local WIB

5005 - City of Little Rock

Name of Credential

Certificate of Proficiency as a Certified Nursing Assistant

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Yes. After completion of a Withdrawal Form, refunds are issued based on College's Handbook.  

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Office of Long-Term Care

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$125.00 Exam fees are paid the HD Master prior to the students taking of the exam.

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$90.00 gloves, sanitizer, skills packets, germ kits, nailcare kits, depends, etc.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$13.00 per hour
Required Certification: yes

Provider Status



9714 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

Phone Number

(501) 319-7573

Fax Number

(501) 954-8806

Last Updated

Jan 02, 2024


Sep 25, 2019


Oct 26, 2024

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