Nurse Aide Level I - Blended


This course consists of theory that is completed independently online, 13 lab days held at the Crutchfield Education Center (Locust, NC) from 9am to 4pm on Fridays, and 6 Sunday clinicals at a long-term care facility in Albemarle. In this course, students learn how to provide personal care and basic nursing skills such as checking vital signs, bed-making, bathing, dressing, feeding, ambulating, and transferring, which will prepare them to provide safe and competent care to the elderly in a variety of settings. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion and be eligible to register for the NNAAP Nurse Aide I state exam. The cost of the exam is $140.

See for further information about the exam. Upon passing the exam, candidates will be eligible to be listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry.


  • Students must provide a valid photo ID, and social security card.
  • Proof of a current flu vaccine or a medical/religious exemption is required during flu season (October – March).
  • Negative TB skin test within the last 9 months.
  • All students are required to undergo a complete criminal background check per clinical agency. More information will be provided as to how to complete this after the start of class.
  • Students must have a high school diploma or high school equivalency or be dual enrolled in adult high school/high school equivalency program at SCC or in public high school and 16.5 years or older with a dual enrollment form completed to take this class.
  • Proof of completion of one of the following: ENG 111/113, a bachelor's degree or CASAS reading test at the 10th grade level or higher. 
  • Uniforms consisting of black tops and black pants will be required for clinical.

Total course hours: 180

Additional Information:

  • There is an orientation held before classes begin.
  • Must have a minimum of 8 students registered to hold class. If class is cancelled due to low enrollment those registered will be notified via their Stanly Community College e-mail. If class is cancelled a full refund will be processed and refunded to you from the SCC Business Office.
  • Due at registration $206.50.
  • Required textbooks may be purchased from the SCC Bookstore. 


To register, contact the Eagle's One Stop at 704-991-0123.

Contact Kennedy Covington at 704-991-0244 or for additional information.


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NA-I Blended Syllabus
NA-I Blended Handbook