Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

ALL CTE Courses are NOW open for registration. Please visit the school where the training is located to register. Be aware, some courses fill up quickly.

Regular office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:45am to 6:45pm.*

*Office hours may change due to holidays or other circumstances. Go to the school website to check for changes to school office hours before visiting a school site.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS MUST meet the following prerequisites before enrolling in this class:

  • Completion of Prerequisite Class: Health Care Essentials

  • Students MUST purchase and wear burgundy scrubs to class.

  • Students MUST attend the first day of class for orientation.

Picture of CNA students lifting a patient with the Hoyer lift.

Gain the skills needed to care for ill, aging or disabled patients and prepare for the California State Board Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Examination. This class includes clinical practice in a skilled nursing facility.  Openings are filled on a first-come/first-served basis. Currently, there is no waiting list.

National City Adult School
(619) 336-9400


Monday through Thursday/4:00pm – 8:00pm

LENGTH: 11 weeks

San Ysidro Adult School
(619 ) 428-7200


Monday through Thursday/5:00pm – 8:30pm

LENGTH: 11 weeks

COST: All CTE courses are FREE. (Students are responsible for the cost of scrubs and any fees for certification and fingerprinting.)

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