The Nursing Assistant Program

The entry-level Nursing Assistant (CNA) program is the first program of our nursing college. It is designed to give entry-level medical professionals the training necessary to get started in the medical field. This course is approved by the Board of Nursing to prepare students for licensure. Upon completing this program, candidates will be qualified to take the Board Exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Pass a mandated CNA Admission Test covering english proficiency, reading comprehension, and math necessary to comprehend the course materials and perform the required duties safely.
  • No active felony (ARS 32-1606) in the past 3 years or unprofessional conduct (ARS 32-1601).
  • Proof of citizenship (Arizona Driver’s License or passport), or legal residency status.
  • Must complete the Health Declaration. The Health Declaration is a document ensuring clearance for participation by a licensed health care provider. Prospective students must be able to meet all “essential functions”.
  • Complete the Voluntary Assumption of Risk – Release of Liability Form.
  • Ability to pass a Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test, or provide prior TB results no older than 6 months from testing.

CNA/LNA Program (Enrolling)

Whether you’re just getting started in the healthcare field or looking to add to your years of experience, the SCL College Certified Nursing Assistant/Licensed Nursing Assistant (CNA/LNA) course is a great place to start. Click here to learn more about how to register for classes and enroll in the Certified Nursing Assistant program.

Important:​The CNA/LNA course is a fast-paced course, please consider that as you choose your CNA/LNA course schedule! Give us a call if you have questions and we can help find the right course schedule just for you.