Nurse Aide Level I


This course prepares graduates to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills such as checking vital signs, bed-making, bathing, dressing, feeding, ambulating, and transferring. The course consists of theory, lab, and clinical hours in a long-term care facility. Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the graduate will receive a Certificate of Completion and be eligible to register for the NNAAP State Exam through NACES. The cost of the exam is $101. Visit for further information on the exam. Upon passing the state exam, the candidate will be eligible to be listed on the North Carolina Nursing Assistant I Registry.


Students must provide a valid photo ID, social security card, US high school diploma or GED or transcripts with graduation date, and proof of up-to-date immunizations (2 MMR'S, 2 VARICELLA, HEPATITIS B SERIES, TETANUS WITHIN LAST 10 YEARS, NEGATIVE TB SKIN TEST WITHIN LAST 9 MONTHS--ALL IMMUNIZATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT THE TB SKIN TEST IS MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR PROCEEDING TO CLINICAL). Students are responsible for purchasing uniforms for clinical (WHITE TOP AND BLACK PANTS), textbook (3 textbooks for approximately $95-100 in bookstore), and criminal background check (40-$50---MUST BE A MONEY ORDER).  DO NOT PURCHASE MONEY ORDERS UNTIL AFTER CLASS HAS STARTED!!!

You may call 704-991-0308 to schedule the TABE reading test. Ask them to forward the results to Dana Craven. 


There is an orientation held before classes begin. 

Listed below are course syllabus, handbook, and checklist for the class. These forms are able to be downloaded and printed for you to bring to orientation.

Class meets Monday thru Thursday for 8 weeks. Morning (8:45-2:15p) and evening (3:45-9:15pm) sessions are available. Classes offered at Albemarle and Crutchfield locations. CLASSES ARE OFFERED IN AUGUST, OCTOBER, JANUARY, MARCH, AND MAY.

Must have a minimum of 7 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 (listed below is information on how to access the e-mail account). If class is cancelled a full refund will be processed and mailed to you from the business office.

Total course hours: 176


Registration fee for the class is $200.50 and is due in full at the time of registration.

For registration assistance, please contact the Eagle’s OneStop at 704-991-0123.

You may register on WebAdvisor or by stopping by Eagle's OneStop on campus.

Please contact Dana Craven at 704-991-0342 or for additional information.

NA-I Syllabus
NA-I Handbook
NA-I Program Checklist
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