CNA training program information and application

75-hour Nurse Aide Course
This is a 5-week course, meeting Tuesday & Thursday evenings 5:30p-9:30p and Saturday OR Sundays 8:00a-4:30p.

Program Value
There is no charge to attend the Nurse Aide Program at Calvin. The program is valued at over $700 which includes your textbook, workbook, lab/ lecture supplies, clinical time and clinical skill supplies. You will also receive your American Heart Association CPR certification. In addition, included is the value of your Mandatory Clinical Requirements and background check.

Clinical Requirements
Each student will be responsible to attend an appointment set up for them by Calvin Community at which the student will have the following Mandatory Clinical Requirements completed:

  • Medical history/Physical exam
  • Urine drug screen
  • T Spot blood draw

You will be eligible to receive compensation for your Clinical time during the course, totaling 30 hours of paid time.

Apply to join Calvin Community’s Nurse Assistant Program

Note: Space is limited. We have received a large number of applications and do have a waiting list. Class seat preference will be given to students/applicants seeking career opportunities at Calvin Community. As we are making student selections for future class seats, we will contact you.


Ruth Pline, Education & Training Coordinator
[email protected]