Program Content: The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the health occupations industry. It provides students with the skills necessary to provide basic patient care under the direct supervision of a nurse in a variety of settings. Successful completion of this program prepares the student to take and pass the state examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Length of Program: 5 weeks, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Start dates and application deadlines given at Information Sessions.
1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a mandatory program information session – the sooner the better. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.
Job Placement Rate: 87%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Nursing Assistant (Articulated) (H170690)
Required Books and Materials: Nursing Assistant
Estimated Total: $1,250*
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
For More Information: Contact Kathy Matthews: 941.752.8100 x 2127, Email
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.