Certified Nursing Assistant course

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902


This 180-hour course meets all of the requirements set by Federal and Maine State Governments.

Successful completion of both academic and clinical portions of this course prepares an individual for the Maine State Department of Education certification examination.

Students will learn skills necessary to provide health care in a hospital or nursing home setting.

Diploma or GED is preferred for class, but if either of these can not be provided a reading test will be required.

A State Bureau of Identification (SBI) check will be initiated with application and forwarded to State of Maine Registry for Certified Nursing Assistants.

Students will receive forms that require a doctor’s signature to provide documentation of immunizations for Rubella (German Measles), Rubeola (Old Fashioned Measles) – if born after 1956, PPD intradermal tests (TB, Tuberculin test) – within 6 months of clinicals beginning, and Hepatitis B vaccine as well as a Physical Assessment.

Uniform fees are additional; closed toe shoes & a gait belt are required for clinical.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Waldo County Technical Center Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

Waldo County Technical Center

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - state of maine

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$50.00 background check

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$12.00 per hour

Provider Status



1022 Waterville Road, Waldo, Maine 04915

Phone Number

(207) 342-5231

Fax Number

(207) 342-4070

Last Updated

Feb 16, 2021


Apr 18, 2017


Sep 01, 2018

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