Nurse Aide Training (CNA Course)

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Course Description

NMHTS CNA Course is licensed by the State of Michigan to meet all state and federal Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP) requirements.  Upon successful completion, graduates of NMHTS are then eligible to sit for their state exam to receive certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).  All persons holding certification are tracked in Michigan's Nurse Aide Registry.   

Included in Course

  • All course materials/fees
  • Background Check (required)
  • Scrub top (yours to keep)
  • State Exam Prep
  • Job Placement Assistance- now and in the future!

Course Pre-Requisites

  • TB Test- Documentation of negative TB test  within past year.  If no prior test conducted, NMHTS will assist students with obtaining test.  
  • Background Check- Performed prior to course enrollment and included in tuition cost.  NMHTS follows the Michigan Public Health Code, as students will be entering the private and personal space of residents in a skilled nursing facility.  

Student Requirements

Students must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and walk/stand for multiple hours during clinicals.  

Students must be able to attend all scheduled dates to meet the state minimum required hours of training. Make up time is available, at an additional cost to the student.

Class Schedule

Class typically runs M-F for 2 weeks (some variations occur due to holidays) or Sa/Su for 5 weekends.  Class runs from 8:30am to 5:00pm  with the exception of the last 3 days.  The last 3 days of class are on site at a designated clinical location and run from 6:30am to 5:00pm.

Regulatory Oversight

All Nurse Aide Training Programs in the state of Michigan are overseen by the:


Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs-
Bureau of Community & Health Systems


If you have any questions or concerns about Nurse Aide training that we are unable to address you may contact them by any of the following means:


611 W. Ottawa Street
PO Box 30664
Lansing, MI 48909


Phone: 517-896-0511


FAX: 517-241-3354


E-mail: BCHS-CNA-Training-Program@michigan.gov