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Nursing Assistant

  • Class Type: Nursing Assistant
  • Location: Holdrege
  • Start Date: July 17, 2023
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This class will meet Mondays through Fridays, July 17-28.

Central Community College offers this 76-hour training, which is required by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for registry and for employment as a nursing assistant. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the state competency examination, which consists of a written and skills test.

Nursing assistants -- also known as nurse aides, orderlies, patient care technicians and home health aides -- assist patients with daily living tasks. They work in nursing homes, hospitals, mental health facilities, assisted living facilities and private homes.

Being a nursing assistant can also be a stepping stone to becoming an LPN, RN or other health professional. Job prospects for nursing assistants are expected to be excellent due to the increasing long-term-care needs of an aging population. Cost includes tuition, books and fees.

You can review the requirements for being placed on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry at Please be aware you must be 16 to take the state test for certification.

CODE: 23/SU HLTH 1200 CEF23

Class Details

  • Cost: $440
  • Address:
    1308 2nd St.
  • Location: CCC-Holdrege


For more information or to register, contact CCC-Holdrege at 308-995-8133 or

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