Nurse Aide Program (112 hours/ $686)

The Nurse Aide Certificate is a 112-hour program of instruction that provides the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. Students are also prepared for the state certification exam for Certified Nurse Aide offered by the Texas Health and Human Services,

The program consists of 72 hours of lecture, and 40 hours of clinical activity in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry-level employment in long-term care facilities, doctor’s offices and hospitals. The clinical hours are included in the cost of the course.


Continuing Education Office

Johnson County Campus
2112 Mayfield Parkway
Administration Building Room 116

Hill County Campus
112 Lamar Dr.
Hillsboro, TX 76645


Except Holidays
Cleburne-Marti Building
5PM to 9PM
Mon, Tues, and Wed.
*Clinical Rotation is included*


Registration Requirements

  1. CPR for healthcare providers
  2. Registration Form
  3. General Requirements--Must be 18 years old for class
  4. Identification--Valid Government Issued ID or Driver License and Social Security Card
  5. Hepatitis B (Hep B) *Does not expire--3 Shot Series: 1stshot for registration. 2ndshot for clinical or Titer showing immunity
  6. Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) *Does not expire--2 Shot Series: 1stshot for registration. 2ndshot for clinical or Titer showing immunity
  7. Varicella (Chicken Pox) *Does not expire-- 2 Shot Series: 1stshot for registration. 2ndshot for clinical or Titer showing immunity
  8. TDa--*Every 10 years
  9. Tuberculin Skin Test (TB)--*Every year
  10. Influenza (Flu)--*Every year

 Provide proof of personal health insurance information for the duration of the class and clinical or sign a medical release form

Pass Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (TDADS) Background Check

*Titers: Antibody titer is a laboratory test that measures the level of antibodies in a blood sample. In some situations, your health care provider may check your antibody titer to see if you had an infection in the past (for example, chickenpox) or to decide which immunizations you need. To obtain information please see your family doctor.

For Clinical Rotation

At the time that the student is placed at a clinical facility, students will be required to complete a drug test immediately at an approved test site.
The NURA 1060 Nurse Aide Clinical may be taken only after completion of NURA 1001: Nurse Aide for Health Care.

Student will complete the State Exam upon successful completion of the Nurse Aide program.

Student will be responsible for the State Exam Fee of $104.50.
The application for the State Exam is available through National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
For students listing Hill College as the testing site on the Application for the State Exam, the Hill College Testing center’s number is 817-760-5815.