Expand your career skills with noncredit training

Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career in health care? Enter the health care field with a 100-hour training program for dual certification as a Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide. Fulfill your classroom hours on campus and your clinical experience in a local nursing home with our Registered Nurse instructors. Students must take and pass the state board examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. You will also receive a Home Health Aide certificate, CPR certification, and CMS Hand in Hand Dementia training. The skills taught in our DPH approved training program include vital signs, moving and turning patients, personal care basics, bed making, bed bath and feeding, record keeping, and responding to emergencies.

Admissions Requirements


Program Requirements

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Cost: $1,299
Program Length: 
115 hours
Payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards, check or money orders accepted


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Ways to Register

Online - https://northshore.coursestorm.com/category/nurse-assistant

By Phone 978-236-1200 | Monday  Friday | 9:00am  5:00pm

In Person –Visit NSCC’s Lynn or Danvers Enrollment Center to enroll in person

Next Steps

Next Steps

If you have interest in continuing your education, learn about other Professional Education or academic programs in NSCC’s Nursing and Allied Health Pathway.

Get in touch

For more information, please contact NSCC's Professional Education Division.

Phone: 978-236-1200


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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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