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Bristol Community College

Nurse Assistant Training

with Wendy Sandford


Nurse Assistants and Home Health Aides are in high demand. Prepare yourself for employment opportunities in nursing homes, home care, and hospitals. This course teaches basic nursing skills through classroom lecture, skills practice in a fully equipped nursing lab, and clinical placement in a healthcare setting. With successful course completion, you will be eligible to take the Red Cross NAT Certification exam, will meet the requirements for an HHA Certificate and the Dementia Hand-in-Hand Training Certificate. The cost of uniforms, white shoes, test fee, and books are not included. For further information or questions please call us at 774-357-2527.

Prerequisite Forms:

All prerequisites must be completed and emailed two weeks prior to the start of class. Email:

Required prerequisite documents can be found below.

NAT Remote Learning Program Standards

Physical and Immunizations & TB Test

Drug-Alcohol Consent, Hep Form, & photo release.

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All students must submit an online C.O.R.I. and S.O.R.I application with a photocopy of your driver’s license.  A positive C.O.R.I. may prevent students from completing the clinical requirement of the program.

Students will receive directions on how to submit both the C.O.R.I and S.O.R.I. applications upon registering for class.

Nurse Aid Training Reading and Math Placement Test

  • Must submit a copy of High School Diploma or GED prior to or on the first day of class.
  • Must be able to pass the Nurse Assistant Training Reading and Math Placement test or provide documentation of a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Contact the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA/C.N.A.) program coordinator at 508 678-2811, Ext. 2663 or 2527 to set up a time to take the placement test.
  • 13367: Jan 11 - Mar 9th, 2021
    Mon, Tue, and Thu from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Class is canceled
  • 13368: Feb 2 - Apr 5th, 2021
    Mon - Wed from 4:30 - 8:30 pm
  • 13269: Apr 5 - May 25th, 2021
    Mon, Tue, and Thu from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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