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Passion for bedside care? Let's turn your passion into a career...join one of the nation's fastest-growing industries, earn your certificate and begin working in as little as ten weeks. Affordable, hands-on training at Pikes Peak Community College.

Why Choose NUA at PPCC?

PPCC prepares its nursing assistant students with the skills, technical competence, and know-how needed to find a rewarding career. Graduates have a reputation for being caring, skilled and efficient nursing assistants, who are highly sought after in today's healthcare industry.

Classes you might take:

Prepares the student to perform the fundamental skills of the nurse aide.
Applies the knowledge and skills gained in NUA 101 to patient care.
Provides theory and clinical practice of care of the elderly client, with emphasis on the special needs and problems of the client in a long-term care organization.
Helps prepare the student for the state certification exam through mock testing.

Career Options

These are the places you may find a career after you complete our Nursing Assistant Program:

  • Hospitals
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Hospice
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Home Health

Get started in our Nursing Assistant program

Apply to PPCC