Career Technical Education » Certificated Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Certificated Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Prepares students for immediate employment in a skilled nursing or other long-term facility. Includes resident care, nutrition, rehabilitation, and emergency care. Graduates are eligible to take the state competency exam for CNA. Health packets will be given at mandatory orientations and must be completed by start of class. Fluency in the English language is preferred but is not mandatory. Includes: 64 hours Theory; 100 hours Clinical Lab and 52 hours CNA Essentials.

Mondays Class Schedule: August 12, 19, 26; September 9, 16, 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 18; December 2, 9, 16
Thursdays Class Schedule: August 22, 29; September 12, 26; October 17, 24, 31; November 14; December 5, 12
•Complete physical examination by MD or Nurse Practitioner. Must include 2 step PPD and Flu vaccine. If TB test is positive, please obtain CXR and submit copy of report. All items previously mentioned should be valid within 1 year of enrollment to the CNA class. 
• Must have proof of Covid-19 vaccination and 1 booster as per CDC guidelines.
• Criminal clearance must be completed before the start of class.

Students provide the following:
• White shoes
• Stethoscope/BP cuff
• Watch with second hand
• Gait belts


 Included in fee:
• 2 pairs scrubs
• Text book
• Work book
• BLS First Aid/CPR
• OSHA 10 badge for Health Care Professionals

Days Time Location
M - Th 9:00AM-1:30PM Rm 15
M - Th 3:30PM-8:00PM Rm 15

For more information, orientation appointments are available as needed. Call us at (626) 931-3102.

Bassett Adult School is an Eligible Training Provider in the State of California and is a partner with EDD, TAA/ TRA, Department of Rehabilitation, Workman’s compensation and CSAAVE, California State Approving Agency for the Veteran Education.