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Certified Nurse Aide Training (CNA) Program

Certified Nurse Aide Training (CNA) Program
Course Description

The course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic care services for a patient (acute care setting) or resident (long-term care setting). It prepares the student to function in the role of nursing assistant under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN). This course is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). The basic nursing assistant proficiency examination is the State-approved competency evaluation, with both written and manual skills components. The course requires the student to complete 40 hours of classroom lecture, 20 hours of skills lab, and perform 40 hours in a clinical setting.

Satisfactory completion of the course provides eligibility to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Examination for South Carolina certification as a certified nursing assistant. *See South Carolina Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook for more information.

Admissions Information

The training program shall require for admission into its program the following:

  • Successful completion of public, private, or home schooling at the high school level or obtainment of a recognized high school equivalency credential
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English;
  • Be in good health and able to bend, twist, lift at least 50 pounds, and be free from communicable disease; and
  • Not be listed on the Nurse Aide Registry in revoked status

Tuition & Fees

Nurse Aide Training Tuition: $950.00

Payment Methods: Cash, Check or Cashier’s Check, 

Course textbook is included. Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care – The Basics, 6th Edition. Author: Fuzy, Jetta, ISBN: 9781604250503

Supplies not included in tuition:

  • Scrub top, scrub pants, and plain white shoes
  • Black non-erasable pen
  • Small notebook
  • Watch with second hand or digital display
  • Cost of mandatory clinical requirements (see pg 6 of handbook)

Upcoming Classes

How to enroll in the Certifified Nurse Aide Training (CNA) Program?

If you are interested in enrolling in the (CNA) training program, please click the following link to download the Nurse Aide Training Program Course Catalog (PDF) or you can stop by our office to pick one up.

You will need to submit the completed Nurse Aide Training Program Course Application (PDF) either by mail or fax once you are ready to enroll.

Program Tuition must be paid in full prior to starting class. Payments can be mailed to:
Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc.
Certified Nurse Aid Training Program
PO Box 2049
Lancaster, SC 29721

Please contact Rebecca Jackson at 803-286-4121 or rljackson@comporium.net if you have any questions.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • April 2, 2024 to May 10, 2024
  • September 10, 2024 to October 18, 2024

Event Date: 

Tuesday, 2 April 2024 - 8:00am