Nursing Assistant - Articulated
Graduates finish
the program in just 6 weeks.

Nursing Assistant - Articulated

Do you want a career where you can make a difference in people’s lives? Would you like to become a hero and become a positive influence for those in need? Can you see yourself as a Nursing Assistant, part of a health care team working side by side with nurses and other health care professionals providing care to those in need?

Our top notch, board approved Nursing Assistant Program is your answer! Begin your new career in just as little as 6 weeks with lower tuition costs than most schools—which means less money out of pocket!

Nursing Assistant Program graduates are trained care givers and eligible to take the Florida State Nursing Certification Exam.

Our small classes are designed to provide you with hands-on, personal instruction, guiding you toward becoming a competent and caring Nursing Assistant. You will work directly with patients and nurses at hospitals and other patient care facilities. 

The health care industry is in high-demand for qualified Nursing Assistant employees. With Cape Coral Technical College’s approved Nursing Assistant Program, the training for hospital positions qualifies and prepares you to become a member of this exciting field. 

2017-2018 Class Schedules

·      August 10 – September 19, 2017

·      September 25 – November 2, 2017

·      November 7 – December 19, 2017

·      January 9 – February 16, 2018

·      February 23 – April 13, 2018

·      April 18 – May 25, 2018

Class Time:  8:00 am – 2:30 pm Monday - Friday

Clinical Time: starts at 6:30 am, ending hour varies.

Our students find jobs with...

  • Hospitals
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Home Health Settings
  • Long Term Care
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Adult Day Care

Courses and Credit Hours

  • The course is 165 hours in length   (approximately six school weeks in length)
    • Basic Healthcare Worker - 90 hours
    • Nurse Aid and Orderly (Articulated) - 75 hours

Admission Requirements

  • Prospective students must be 18 years of age or a high school graduate or its equivalent by the first day of class and meet all admission requirements.
  • Prospective students are required to schedule an appointment with our Admissions Office prior to enrollment.
  • Due to Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, all students doing direct patient care must either have immunization against hepatitis B or sign a declination statement that he/she chooses not to protect himself/herself from this disease. Cost to the student will be approximately $175.
  • Immunizations and a two-step skin test for TB is due one week prior to class start time.

    All Health Science Education programs require applicants to obtain a drug screen and Level 2 background screen due one week prior to admission. 

Accreditations, Licenses, Certifications

  • Our Nursing Assistant program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.
  • After successful completion of the program students receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to take the Florida Certified Nursing Assistant State Exam. This certification is required to gain employment at Lee Health as well as other health care facilities working as a CNA, (Certified Nursing Assistant).
  • Other certificates awarded after successful completion are:
  • Cape Coral Technical College Certificate of Completion – Basic Healthcare Worker
  • Cape Coral Technical College Certificate of Completion – Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)
  • American Heart Association – Basic Life Support (BLS).


  • Mary Anne Enns, MSN, RN, CNE

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