At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.
Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:
Nursing assistants are vital members of the healthcare community and at Blackhawk, we offer the opportunity to pursue a Nursing Assistant technical diploma and take Nursing Assistant advanced coursework.
This 120-hour program includes classroom lectures, campus lab experiences, and a clinical practicum, where students work at healthcare agencies with patients and residents. In addition to the exceptional curriculum, you’ll practice your skills under the supervision of an experienced professional so that you are prepared to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam.
Accredited by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Bureau of Quality Assurance, students must be at least 16 years old to attend clinical practicum.
Prior to enrolling in this program, you must complete a placement exam, a criminal background check to determine eligibility for placement at an active clinical site, and clinical requirements detailed at the bottom of this page.
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*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics
Certified Nursing Assistant
Home Health Aide
Personal Care Worker
There are several steps before you may apply to the Nursing Assistant program. Click on the blue button below to download the PDF and get started!
This program may lead to a non-traditional occupation for males. Visit the Non-Traditional Occupations page to learn more.
Interested in getting a head start on your college degree? Blackhawk has options for you.