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Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant

Program: 30-543-1

  • Technical Diploma
  • 1 Terms
  • 3 Credits
  • Starts in June, July, August, October, January, or March

Follow your career passion

Nursing assistants play an important role in basic patient/resident care activities in hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare settings, including home healthcare. If you’re a good communicator, compassionate, and interested in caring for people, becoming a nursing assistant may be a rewarding career choice for you.


Wisconsin Department of Health Services – (DHS Approved program)

Lakeshore Technical College's Nursing Assistant program courses prepare students to obtain state certification to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. The College does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examinations, or licensure for other states.

Nursing Assistant

NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.



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