Certificate - Nurse Aide (High School Career and College Promise)

What it’s about

The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages. They may be employed in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, extended care facilities, and doctors’ offices.

What you can get

Upon successful completion of all courses in this CCP pathway, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Nurse Aide from DCCC. After completing NAS 101, the student will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide I state test for listing as an NAI on the Nurse Aide Registry (additional cost). After successful completion of NAS 106 and current listing as a Nurse Aide I, students will be eligible for listing as a Geriatric Aide on the NC Nurse Aide Registry.

Visit our college catalog for more information about Certificate - Nurse Aide (High School Career and College Promise) program options, required courses, and credit hours.

Program specific details

Tuition and Fees - FREE

Textbooks - $175.00
Student Course Packet - FREE
Student Kit - $5.00
BLS for Healthcare Providers, Manual Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope - $80.00 (May be provided by High School)

Immunizations, Criminal Background/Drug Screen (costs vary based on the individual) - $105.00

ESTIMATED TOTAL COST (Student Responsible) $365.00
*Costs subject to change.

Minimum Placement Test Scores

English/Reading Composite - 136
Math Score - N/A
Math Modules - N/A

Conditionally Accepted Students Nurse Aide Clinical Training Requirements

Hospitals and other clinical sites require documentation of immunization information, criminal background checks, and 12-panel urine drug screen results. DCCC policy requires this information to be on file for each student before they can begin their clinical experience.