Nursing Assistant (Articulated)

Program Details

Program Description:

MTC’s Nursing Assistant program teaches students how to provide direct care to patients under the supervision of nurses in long-term care and acute care settings.

Graduates are prepared to earn the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved co-curricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills.

Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3) (b), F.S.

Start Date:

August, January

Program Length:

Full-Time: 165 hours – approximately 5 weeks to complete (Not Pell Eligible)


Course Number: HSC0003

Course Title: Basic Healthcare Worker

Length: 90 hours


Course Number: HSC0121

Course Title: Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)

Length: 75 hours

Program Times:

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Full-Time: 165 hours – approximately 5 weeks to complete (Not Pell Eligible)

Full Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.


MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211

Apply to MTC at

Email to request a virtual mandatory information session.

Program #H170690   CIP# 0351390203

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


Physical Exam and Immunizations

Price Varies

Background Check (All for Life)


Admissions Tracker


Books and Uniforms

Textbook Estimate (Purchased Online)


*Uniform: TEAL Scrub Top; TEAL Scrub Pants with **embroidery from The Scrub Club


Exit Requirements

State Certification Fee – Prometric


Background Check (All for Life)


Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Uniforms: TEAL scrub pants and TEAL tops will be worn each day. Scrub sets will have MTC program embroidery done by The Scrub Club: 8527 SR 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34202 (941) 755-9669.
White long sleeve tops can be worn under uniform tops, no other colors. A matching Teal Uniform Warm-Up Jacket may be worn. Non-uniform jackets may not be worn over uniforms. Uniforms must fit well and be wrinkle free. Specific details will be provided on the first day of class.
Shoes: Solid white leather duty shoes are to be worn. Athletic shoes which are solid white and of sturdy non-porous and non-mesh material may be worn. Shoes must be closed toe and closet heel. Shoes must be kept clean. White socks only.

Students must also have a watch with second hand, no smart watches.

Estimated Total Cost of Program


*How to order:
In the upper right hand corner, click on Group Sign-In
The code to log-in to MTC’s personal shopping page is MTC1 
**The cost of the embroidery is already included on their scrub tops. We will embroider the program name based on the scrub color you choose.
If purchasing Black or Teal Blue scrubs, please specify at checkout which program.

The Scrub Club: 8527 SR 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34202 (941) 755-9669. 

Not Pell Eligible.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices:
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Careers and Outlook:

31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants

31-9000.00 Healthcare Support Workers

Program Video

Student Testimonial Video

Program Facts

Job Placement Rate


On-time Completion Rate



165 hrs (5 weeks)


East Campus,
Lakewood Ranch


On Campus: Day



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Xela Brutus

Career Counselor

5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
Call   941.752.8100 x 47127 
or schedule an appointment:


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