Certificated Nursing Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902


Program that adheres to the Idaho and Federal requirements for training nursing assistants in preparation for the Federally required examination to be placed on the Idaho CNA Registry.
Idaho State required skill and written tests are required to be placed on the State registry; the cost of these is not included in the fee for class. A background check and some immunizations are required for this class.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Lewis-Clark State College Workforce Training

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Lewis-Clark State College WFT/ clinical sites

Local WIB

40 - REG-1 WIB 1-5

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Lynda Adams Mollenberg Scholarship

Refund Policy

100% 3 business days prior to start of class

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$115.00 There is a skill exam and a written exam required to be placed on the registry in Idaho. The written exam is $50 and the skill exam is $65. Each exam can be taken 3 times a new fee is charged for each retake.

Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$121.00 Appropriate clothing for the clinical area, gait belt, immunizations, background check are required. Cost of immunizations is not included here.

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$13.47 per hour

Provider Status



500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501

Phone Number

(208) 792-2388

Fax Number

(208) 792-2680

Web Address

Last Updated

May 27, 2021


Feb 13, 2017