Minnesota State College Southeast

Nursing Assistant Training

80-Hour Nursing Assistant Training

Nursing Assistant Training

In Nursing Assistant Training, you will develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge that are essential in providing care in long-term care facilities. To work as a nursing assistant, you must complete the nursing assistant training course and then pass a test to be placed on the National Registry. 

Nursing Assistant Training meets for approximately 60 hours of class and lab time and 20 hours in a supervised clinical setting for a total of 80 hours. 

Minnesota State College Southeast offers classes year-round: 

  • Daytime classes run for two weeks, Mon-Fri, from 8 am to 4:30 pm.  
  • Evening classes run for three weeks, Mon-Fri, from 4 to 9:30 pm.  

You will be asked to complete several forms at your first class, so please bring:

  • Recent Mantoux test result (no more than 90 days old)
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver's License Number

Cost: $625: The cost of the course covers tuition, background study, manual, and supplies. The cost does not cover taking the Nursing Assistant Registry Test. You may register for testing by location: Winona or Red Wing.

If an employer/agency is paying for the training, complete and email the Continuing Education Registration Form to registerme@southeastmn.edu.

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Important information

Don't have a computer? 
Computers are available in the Student Services area on both the Red Wing and Winona campuses. If you are unable to register online, please download the Continuing Education Registration Form.

Registration Assistance 
If you need help registering for continuing education courses, please call 877-853-8324, extension 2740 or send an email to registerme@southeastmn.edu

Employer-Provided Continuing Education
If your employer is paying for your continuing education course, please download the Continuing Education Registration Form and have your employer provide billing information.

Cancellation Policy
While we regret having to do so, it is sometimes necessary to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment. If your class is canceled, we will notify you. Please include your permanent and/or cell phone number with your registration information.

Refund Policy
You or your company must drop online a minimum of three (3) working days prior to the class start date to receive a full refund. You will receive a full refund if Minnesota State College Southeast cancels your class.

A confirmation will be sent when you register with more information about what you need for the class. Please mark your calendars with the class date so you don't forget!

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