We make the enrollment process convenient, quick, and easy. Applicants must call to schedule an appointment to register for all classes at CNAPA. Out -of-State students interested in registering for a class session can contact the Program Director via email to discuss your registration options. Book your appointment now before it’s too late. Preferred class seating is filling up fast

Required Program Screening: Not included in Tuition Fee

  • School Physical 
  • Background Check ($25) pulled by CNAPA
  • Drug Test ($30-done by CNAPA)
  • If applicant test positive for drug test-further testing may be required by Medical Review Officer (MRO) and cost generated by student not included in initial cost of drug test.
  • Applicants taking any class II (controlled substance) medication should inform the Program Director. Proof of prescription will be required.
  • PPD (2 step TB skin test required)

  • Chest X-ray (CNAPA can order- $ 78.00) if student is unable to do PPD test

  • Titers: Varicella, Hepatitis B, MMR (immunization verification)

  • Any services provided by CNAPA will need a scheduled appointment.

How do I register for class? 

  • All students must pre-register for class by making an appointment with the Program Director (PD)
  • Only serious applicants need to apply (this is a standard course with lots of reading and prep for class)
  • Must be a highly motivated student, dedicated to study time, and committed to succeed, focused and determined to complete course successfully. Not all applicants will be accepted into the program.
  • Able to read and comprehend on 9th grade reading level
  • Pass Pre-Test Exam with minimal score 45
  • Speak English. Exams can be administered in English and Spanish only
  • Understand the job duties and responsibilities of CNA
  • Decide which course is best for your schedule – Day or Evening class
  • Adjusted work/personal schedules to meet course requirement- program will not adjust course times for work/personal schedules!
  • Must be able to devote 3-4 hours or more if needed to study course material daily. Students are responsible for contents in the course.
  • Must pay course tuition (see payment options) on the day of registration
  • Must be 17 years old or older, pass health physical, background check /drug test and 2 step TB skin test.
  • CNAPA is a drug free Program/Training Institution. Random drug testing can occur during course session.

What is included in tuition

Use of course textbook (return in excellent/good condition -no charge) Purchase used textbooks for $20.00, new textbook $52.00.

  • Course workbook (one)
  • One uniform set (size XS-XL) (Ceil Blue Top/ Navy pants).
  • Special order uniforms will cost an additional $18.00
  • Shoes (black or white) not included
  • Standard Blood Pressure Cuff (adult cuff) and stethoscope (provided by CNAPA for course usage only)
  • State Exam fee
  • Theory/Practicum (100 hours)
  • Two CEU’s
  • CPR (free with full tuition payment)
  • Take advantage of bundling CNA courses, Medication class, and CPR and receive $62.00 discount
  • Graduation pin

Are there any additional fess?

  • Students are required to purchases second hand watch before 1st day of class
  • Shoes should be non-skid (black/white)
  • Uniform size 2X-5X will be additional cost ($20)
  • Notebook- College Rule Paper
  • Black/Blue pens and # 2 pencils
  • Small pocket tablet
  • Hand sanitizer