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Nursing Assistant I

Nursing Assistant Students with $75 discounted feeThis is a 166-172 contact hour course offered in a traditional classroom setting. This training program, which includes Day, Evening or Hybrid class options, will prepare you to successfully complete a state of North Carolina approved competency evaluation examination that allows the nurse aide to be listed on the N.C. Nurse Aide I Registry. The course includes instructor lectures, videos, role playing methods and hands-on learning. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to take the state exam through Credentia for listing and certification with the state of North Carolina. Pre-registration Required

Summer Fast Track - Nursing Assistant I

Class Date: TBD

The Summer Fast Track Nursing Assistant I is a 16-week course that can be completed in half the time, 8 weeks. This course will meet Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Honeycutt Center on the Scotland County Campus. A mandatory orientation will begin at 8:30 a.m on the the first day of class. 

Day Classes - Nursing Assistant I 

Next Class Date: TBD

The day class will begin with a mandatory orientation (TBA). Class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (See pricing below.)

Evening Classes - Nursing Assistant I

Class Dates: TBD

The evening class will begin with a mandatory orientation (TBA). Class will meet Monday through Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. (See pricing below.)

Hybrid/Online - Nursing Assistant I

This track includes online assignments and traditional classroom meetings. Orientation is mandatory for the Hybrid/Online class.
Orientation Date: Aug. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Honeycutt Center
Class Dates: Aug. 14 - Dec. 13, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Scotland County Campus, Honeycutt Center, room 124

Requirements for Registration

  • TABE Test - Score required 576 for in class offering and 755 for the hybrid class offering. A transcript showing successful completion of a college level English course is a substitute for the TABE test scores.
  • Valid U.S. government issued Social Security Card
  • Valid driver’s license or state issued picture ID
  • Current immunization record

Course Costs

Limited Time Pricing with New Skills, New Life Scholarship: $75 

Other Costs:

  • Uniform
  • Background check
  • Drug screening
  • Required immunizations
  • State exam

Eligible students will pay the discounted price made possible by the New Skills, New Life Scholarship. Funds are available for a limited time. In order to receive this scholarship, two applications must be completed:

Course Registration Form

Email completed registration forms to or bring form to the Hamlet or Scotland County Campus.

Need Help?

Contact Alicia Butler at (910) 410-1706 or email


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