With over 30 years combined Nursing and Nursing Assistant (CNA) education experience, Leigh Anne Mialback and Dan Nussbaum are uniquely qualified to prepare students for healthcare career success. Trust your future to experts in Nursing! Call now and find out how Valley Vocational Academy can help you reach career success. Learn more about how our Arizona Certified Nursing Assistant program can benefit you.
Valley Vocational Academy is committed to helping you begin the journey into medical training and a healthcare career in Arizona. As a Nursing Assistant (CNA) you are a valuable member of the healthcare team. A nursing assistant provides basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long term care facilities. Nursing assistants must complete a state-approved program and must pass their state’s competency exam to become certified. At VVA we will provide the personalized attention to help you obtain your CNA certificate. Valley Vocational Academy is conveniently located in Tempe, AZ near the ASU campus. Easy access from anywhere in the valley including Glendale, Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Casa Grande and Queen Creek.
Valley Vocational offers:
Expert instruction and preparation
Affordable tuition/Convenient payment plans
Smaller class sizes- Don’t get stuck in a class with 30 or 40 people!
Comfortable and clean classrooms and labs
Free State board skills practice sessions led by RN Instructors
How much does your Nursing Assistant Program cost?
The Nursing Assistant program is $975. You can save your spot in class for just $250. There are 3 payment options. Option 1. Full tuition of $975.00 which includes the $250 enrollment fee. Option 2. You can separate into 2 payments - 1st payment of $612.50, then the balance of $362.50 is due the 2nd week of class. Option 3- sign up for 3 or 6 month interest fee payment plan.
Do I have to take an admissions exam?
Yes, all Nursing Assistant programs are required to administer an admissions exam to each student.
You can complete the course in as little as 4 weeks. 3 weeks in the classroom and 1 week at a clinical site.
What kind of jobs can I have as a CNA?
As a CNA you can work in hospitals, long term care facilities, home care, skilled nursing facilities and hospice.
How should I prepare for the first day of class?
You should wear comfortable clothes with socks and closed toed shoes. You can bring your lunch and put in in our refrigerator. If you have a TB test and CPR card already, bring those the first day of class.
Where will I complete my clinicals?
You will be assigned a clinical site later on in your course. Clinical hours are performed at local long term care facilities. State board requires a total of 40 clinical hours with at least 20 hours be completed at a long term care facility. Your RN Clinical Instructor will help you meet the requirements to complete your skills training.
How do I register for a class?
Registering online and paying an enrollment fee will save your spot in class. You can also come to the school and register in person. In order to ensure a spot in class, you should register at least a week in advance. We are open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and by appointment. Don't Wait, Enroll Today!
What makes Valley Vocational Academy different from other CNA schools?
At Valley Vocational Academy we have small class sizes allowing the student to work at a pace that gives them time to practice and perfect their skills and receive the personalized attention they deserve. A distraction free learning environment with comfortable classrooms and skills lab to foster better learning. Registered Nurse owned and operated, with goals for each student to have a successful educational experience. Don't wait! Enroll Today!
What if I don't have enough to pay the full tuition?
You can set up a no interest payment plan with FACTS/Nelnet and spread your payments for 3 or 6 months.
State grants may be available for those who meet requirements at AZ Job Connection.
When do I get my certificate?
You will receive your certificate once you have passed the VVA Nursing Assistant course requirements and the State Board of Nursing testing . Enroll Today!