Nurse Aide CN21

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry.

Program Approval

The Nurse Aide program is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.

Certification Information

Upon successful completion of NAST 1100, students may apply to the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) which determines competency to be enrolled in the Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Other Conditions for Admission

Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide program may be required to successfully pass both criminal background checks and drug screening procedures to participate in clinical experiences with patients in licensed facilities.

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • High School diploma or equivalent required for Graduation: No
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts, if applicable;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation:




Technical Certificate of Credit


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