Nurse Aide I (8 week course)

Course Description




The Nurse Aide I Training Course is being offered as an eight (8) week in-person class with a classroom, lab, and clinical component. This Continuing Education department class is limited to the first 10 eligible students. Students will be required to have access to a computer that supports the required programs and Internet access.


This course includes the basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals.  Emphasis is placed on person centered care, the aging process, safety, care of the elderly during emergencies, legal and ethical issues, communication, infection prevention, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care, rehabilitation, dementia, mental health and end of life care. Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills for the entry level practice of the Nurse Aide I. Students will be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry by successful completion of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program administered by the North Carolina State testing agency.

Dates: March 8, 2022 - May 7, 2022
Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8am - 2pm; Saturdays 8am - 5pm
Mandatory Orientation: Monday, March 7, 2022, 4:30pm 
Location of Class: Building 17 Room 109
Tuition and Fees $220.80 (Must be paid prior to orientation, see exception below), Textbooks $76.86 (NA 1 manual with Student Study Guide located at the MTCC Book store)...See below about scholarships available.
Last day to register, provide and meet eligibility documentation, and pay:  noon on Monday, February 28, 2022
Advisor: Sarah Jornigan 828-652-0639 
Please see the brochure for this class at the right side of this page (PDF attachment) for all associated cost.
Once you complete your registration, please contact Sarah Jornigan at 828-652-0639 to schedule an appointment to verify eligibility. There is a lot of information and there are steps that need to be taken prior to orientation.
Register online at:
or call Susan Grindstaff at 828-652-0675 with questions about registration.
Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide 1 (8 week course) can apply for the HEERF Scholarship and the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship. If students turn in HEERF Scholarship application, students will not be required to prepay the Tuition and Fees or purchase books. Tuition, fees and books will be charged to the HEERF Scholarship.  
Contact Tabitha Buff at 828-659-0465 or with questions concerning scholarships.
Click the following link for more information and to access the applications: