Nursing Assistant Training Classes for Certification

This school has been licensed in Washington State under Chapter 28C.10 RCW as a licensed vocational school since 1983.  Course program and objectives are approved through Washington State Department of Health, and the Washington State Aging and Disabilities Services Administration.  Successful completion of this program qualifies you for State/OBRA competency testing.  (testing fee additional)

The NAC course includes HIV/AIDS, Healthcare Provider CPR, and a free review class for the state test.

Requirements for Successful Completion
1.attendance of all classes
2.passing class final with score of 80% or better
3.provide documentation that you are free of active tuberculosis
4.successful clinical completion
5.passing state Competency Test in order to be certified by Washington State.

The student is considered a Certified Nursing Assistant after passing the State Competency Test. There are no transferable credits to another institution.

Training Cost
$55   Class Deposit/Registration Fee. Registration fee will be returned
                        if student is not accepted.
$640Tuition due on first day of class. (Book provided)

Please note: your tuition includes text book, testing supplement, and supplies used during skills training (soap, gloves, linens, etc.; name badge provided for clinical)

Additional Costs: Uniform for clinical, gait belt, watch with a second hand, State Competency Test and NAC License Application

Training includes 40 hours of classroom time and 52 hours of clinical experience.  Classes are held three or four times weekly for 4 weeks. Morning sessions are available with classes normally meeting 8am-12pm, mid-day sessions meet from 1-5pm and evening and weekend sessions are available with classes meeting 6-10pm.  There are 5 clinical days (8 hours each) scheduled in a skilled nursing facility. This is scheduled individually with the student.

Class Program Outline
Basic Technical Skills
Personal Care Skills
Mental Health/Social Service Needs
Basic Restorative Services
Rights and Independence Promotion
Communication/Interpersonal Skills
Infection Control  Including 7 hours of HIV/AIDS class-certificate issued
Safety/Emergency Procedures including CPR class-CPR card issued                    (American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Card)
Rules and Regulations

Requirements For Class Admission

Pass reading comprehension test.  Reading, writing & communication in English is a requirement.

Complete "Background Inquiry" form that will be provided on the first day of class.  If there is a record of "disqualifying" crimes against persons (as identified by DSHS Secretary's List of Crimes and Negative Actions) or financial exploitation, according to state law the individual cannot work in this field.

Have no back problems that would prevent safe lifting of at least 40 lbs..

Provide photo identification.

Social Security #

Instructional Staff

R.N. and L.P.N. Instructors          
Occupational Therapist
CPR instructor

Director - Christina Spencer BSN, RN graduated from Seattle University with a degree in Nursing.  She has extensive experience in long term care including positions as Director of Nursing and Care Consultant.  She has been teaching classes since 1980.

Nursing Assistant Training Institute
18336 Aurora Ave N, #102
Shoreline, WA 98133

Directions: Take the NE 175th St. exit off of I-5. Head west on 175th. Turn right on Aurora Ave. Go 7 blocks then turn right into the Gateway Plaza, across the street from "Fred Meyer".  We are located on the right side of the plaza, next to "Toni & Guy." Bus #358
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Shoreline, WA 98133
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Nursing Assistant Training Institute
established in 1983

Celebrating 30 years of educating competent and compassionate caregivers!

Nursing Assistant
Training Institute
18336 Aurora Ave N, #102
Shoreline, WA 98133
Office Hrs:10:30am-2:30pm M-F
Phone Hours: 9:30-4:30pm M-F