Convenient, Affordable Nursing Assistant Certificate Program!
Earn your Nursing Assistant Certificate During the day in 5-7 weeks.
Nursing Assistants are the key to the healthy life of patients. There are millions who got back their health by the caring, compassion and expertise of nursing assistants. Technological improvements do not do away with the importance of having that care for an individual, that response from another human being, which is what nursing perhaps defines most clearly.
Introducing Two Payment Options!
Premium Package – $3,100
Uniform (1Top and 1 Bottom)
CPR Certification (AHA)
First Aid Certification (AHA)
State Exam Fee
Delaware Background Check/Drug Screen Fee
Basic Package – $1499*
Includes: Textbook Only
Students may enroll in CNA course if desired and transition to next phlebotomy/EKG course when available.
A $500 deposit is required for enrollment in all CNA courses. A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included in all deposits. All refunds may take up to 30 business days to process.
Day Class Dates: (M -F 9 am-3:00 pm)
- 8/4/2014-9/8/2014 (School closed) 9/1/2014
- 1/12/2015-2/17/2015 (School closed 1/19 MLK Day 2/16 President Day
- 5/11/2015-6/15/2015 (School Closed 5/25 Memorial Day
- 9/14/2015-10/19/2015 (School closed 10/12 Columbus Day
- 10/15/2015-11/13/2015 (School closed 11/11 Veterans Day
Night Class Dates
(10 weeks Wednesday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm) ( Laurel Only)
For more details call 302-280-6803 ext. 101
Wilmington Campus: Day Class
( M-W-F 9 am – 2:30 pm/ 7 Weeks, holidays not included)
- 12/1 – 1/26
At this time the Wilmington Campus does not offer night classes.
Common Questions About the CNA Training Program
Q: What is the length of the CNA training program?
A: Clinical included 5-7 Weeks.
Clinical locations include Seaford Center in Seaford, Delaware and Country Rest Home Greenwood, Delaware, Hillside Nursing & Rehab in Wilmington, DE
Q: What skills will you gain by taking this course?
A: You will learn basic patient care (i.e. bathing dressing and feeding as well as vital signs).
Q: Are there any pre-test needed?
A: No, we only require a high school diploma or a GED.
Note: Department of Labor selection criteria may differ from Tri State Technical School, please notify the nearest Department of Labor Office to inquire.
Q: What if I don’t have a high school diploma?
A: You must make an appointment to take the ABE (Adult Basic Assessment) exam Tuesday or Thursday between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00 pm. There is a $100 non-refundable registration fee and a completed application requirement prior to testing.
Q: How much homework is there?
A: You will have a minimum of 2-3 chapters of reading assignments per night.
Q: Do we provide tutoring?
Q: Do we provide financial aid?
A: Tri State does not participate with Title 4 funding but we are a provider for the Department of Labor in Delaware, VA Administration as well as offer financing thru Jena Mae and payment plans
Q: What do I do if I want assistance from the Department of Labor?
A: You need to call 302-856-5230 (Georgetown Office) and speak with a case manager, once they approve you Tri State approves you. In New Castle County call 302-761-8085.
Q: What kind of certification will I receive?
A: Once you complete 150 hours of training and pass your Delaware State exam you will be certified in the State of Delaware as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Q: How do I get a Maryland Certification?
A: If you are a student of Tri State just call 302-280-6803 and ask for paperwork assistance (you must call 24 hours in advance to receive these documents). If have been certified elsewhere, please call the Maryland Board of Nursing at 410-858-1900.
Q: How long is my Certification good for?
A: Delaware CNA certification is good for 2 years but you must complete 64 hours of work under the supervision of an RN or MD to re-certify.
Q: What if my Delaware license lapses?
A: You must call the Delaware Division of Resident protection at 302-577-6666 and speak to the CNA Coordinator.