Who Should Enroll?
UTC’s Certified Nursing Assistant Academy is designed to help individuals immediately enter the workforce. Students should have a passion for helping others as well as an interest in healthcare. Many students in our CNA program include, but are not limited to, recent high school graduates, individuals wanting to change careers and individuals preparing for an LPN or RN degree.
Students who want or need patient care hours are strongly encouraged to enroll.
Do I Need Prior Work Experience?
You do not need any prior work experience to participate in UTC’s Certified Nursing Assistant Academy. The CNA certification course is designed for all experience levels.
Are There Any Prerequisites?
There are no prerequisites to enroll in the CNA Academy.
However, there are prerequisites to participate in the required CNA clinical rotation. Students must submit to a thorough background check and drug screening and have up-to-date immunization records. You can view the full required documentation list here.