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How do I become a CNA?
The NTSOC CNA School is open in our Colorado Springs and Pueblo locations.
Are you looking for job security? Want to make a real difference in someone’s live? A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is an important position in any clinical or home healthcare setting.
CNAs, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), are a core part of a healthcare team and assist patients with daily activities and tasks that provide the hands-on care so many patients need.
CNAs are also sometimes referred to as Nursing Assistants, Nurse’s Aid, or Patient Care Assistant (PCA). Our school provides the platform many CNA candidates seek to work in a rewarding profession, learn how to effectively care for a family member, friend or other loved one, or further their career aspirations to become an LPN or RN.
The NTSOC state licensed CNA training program has an unparalleled reputation in Colorado, and recruiters often tell us that “they like to hire graduates from the NTSOC CNA school as they do not require shadowing."
Our talented team of CNA instructors are ready to help you in a program that opens up the path to a new and rewarding career.
Place your future in NTSOCs trusted hands, contact us at 719-574-5562 or fill out the online contact us form to receive more information about the program.
Highlights of our program include:
While carefully monitoring the health of your loved one, our CNAs are trained to report any changes in condition. Also, while working closely with families, they provide emotional support and offer new avenues to socialization during home visits.
- Theory: 24/7 access to 32 hours of online classes, including 25 videos, and 3 tests
- Labs: 2 hours of 22 instructional videos and 32 hours of demonstrations conducted via Zoom, followed by a lab demonstration test. In-person classes also available at Colorado Springs location
- Clinicals: 16 hours of supervised clinical experience conducted via Zoom, with scenarios enacted. In-person classes also available at Colorado Springs location
Payment arrangement available
Course to be completed in 8 weeks
Diploma showing completion of course, a voucher for the State exam fee, and in-person CPR, and a graduation pin
State skills testing at Pueblo facility; State written testing at numerous Colorado Springs locations
- Accepting students age 16+
CNA Skills Lab
Perhaps you have a job where you work 9-5 p.m.? Or maybe you are a single mother who only has alone time every other weekend? No problem. After you complete the NTSOC online course, call our Colorado Springs location to schedule your labs and clinical. For labs and clinical, please know that you will need to have a 2-step tuberculosis test and a flu shot during flu season (Oct-March).
CNA Class Tuition
Tuition is $950 per student and includes all online CNA instructions, lab and clinical site, BLS/CPR training, and certification, background check, Certified Nurse Aide textbook and workbook, and State Exam.
The CNA Training program utilizes the following agencies to assist CNA students with tuition (based on each student’s eligibility requirements):
You may be eligible for tuition reimbursement. Ask about eligibility requirments!
Our CNA instructors are experienced nurses and educators who are dedicated to providing high-quality instruction and investing in the success of each student.
Their knowledge, compassion and encouragement have not only helped students obtain their CNA certification but create a highly sought after CNA professional.
If you have any questions about the program, please contact our CNA Program Supervisor at 719-574-5562, extension 258.