evit nursing assistant

This course is for the student committed to a career in direct patientcare. Learning is achieved in the classroom, lab and clinical settings.The clinical portion of the class includes 48 hours in a long-term caresetting, usually completed in six weekend rotations.

At the end of the course, students are prepared to take the ArizonaBoard of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant Examination. Visit https://www.azbn.gov for licensure information.

Note: This class and certification is a prerequisite for the Practical Nursing program.


  • Go to Admissions page and complete the Nursing Assistant Application.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proof of immunizations
  • CPR for Health Care Providers certification
  • Social Security Card, Proof of Citizenship and Government Issued Photo ID
  • Prior to clinical rotation, a drug test is required

Length of Program
170 clock hours including clinical (12 weeks)

Multiple starts through the school year

Typically, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Verify with an Enrollment Adviser for your particular schedule

Average Starting Salary Range
$11.46 to $15.97 per hour

*Pay may vary due to the shift worked, previous work experience and employer salary pay range

Funding Opportunities
Scholarships and interest-free payment plans available

It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.

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