Nursing Assistant (Articulated)

Program Details

Program Description:

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

Train to be: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as nursing assistants.
The content includes but is not limited to interpersonal skills, medical terminology, legal and ethical responsibilities, safe and efficient work, gerontology, nutrition, pet-facilitated therapy, health and safety including Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – heart saver level, and employability skills.

International Students

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Articulation: 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)

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 Submit your application to
access your “To Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying.
You must complete your To Do list.

Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

Email to request a virtual mandatory information session.

Program #H170690   CIP# 0351390203

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


Physical Exam and Immunizations

Price Varies

Background Check (All for Life)



Textbook Estimate (Purchased Online))


Patches (two patches must be purchased, one for scrub top, one for warm-up jacket) (Purchased at MTC Outfitters at Main Campus)


Exit Requirements

State Certification Fee – Prometric


Background Check (All for Life)


Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Uniforms: Teal scrub pants and tops will be worn each day. The MTC /PCT patch must be purchased at the Main Campus Bookstore and securely sewn (not pinned) to all tops, (warm-up jacket) one inch from the shoulder of the left sleeve.

Cost per patch is $5. 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 material may be worn. Shoes must be closed toe and closed heel and kept clean. No porous or mesh materials.

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


Price Varies

*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

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 

31-9099.00       Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

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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