Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

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


Classes are held Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Clinicals hours are 6:45 am - 2:45 pm in the Clinical Setting

This 6-week (225) hour training course is designed to prepare and educate students to work in a healthcare setting.  Students will learn basic health care information, job responsibilities as a resident care team member, and legal aspects of resident care.  


  • 18 years or older

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Take reading and math exam (TABE)

  • Pass criminal background check and drug testing

  • Transportation

  • Registered with Selective Service (Males only)

Curriculum: fundamentals of nursing, anatomy and physiology in both a classroom and clinical setting. In addition, professional conduct and employability skills are emphasized with each phase.

Certifications: Upon successful completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant Course, the individual will take the State of Delaware Nursing Assistant Exam.     

Course Hours: Completion of the Certified Nurse Assistant Course is 225 hours. 150 hours are devoted to the classroom theory and skills practice and approximately 75 hours are devoted to clinical practice.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Delaware Skills Center

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

500 Ships Landing Way, New Castle, DE 19720

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

CNA License

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

No financial aid offered

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be issued within 2 weeks of the programs start date. Refund Policy can be found on Page 14 of Delaware Skills Center Course Guide. Please click on link below.


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

Yes - Delaware Health and Social Services- Division of H

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

In-State/District Tuition

$2,330.00 Tuition

Other Fees

$155.00 Drug & Background Checks

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

$80.00 A & H Uniforms

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: CNA License

Provider Status



500 Ships Landing Way, Twin Spans Industrial Park, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Phone Number

(302) 654-5392

Fax Number

(302) 654-9418

Web Address

Last Updated

May 30, 2024


Sep 06, 2019


Jul 01, 2024

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