Certified Nursing Assistant | Technical College of the LowCountry

Certified Nursing Assistant


Become a Certified Nursing Assistant in 6-8 weeks!

Certified Nursing Assistants perform Activities of Daily Living under the supervision of nursing staff.  Employment opportunities include positions  in skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, medical offices, assisted living facilities and home health agencies.  Students that successfully complete this state-approved course are eligible to sit for the South Carolina Nurse Aide Registry Certification exam. This course is 110 hours.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: To provide basic level of both knowledge and demonstrable skills for individuals who provide nursing or nursing related services to residents in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) or nursing facility (NF). (For individuals who are not licensed health professionals or volunteers who provide services without monetary compensation.)

Be Sure You Meet Course Requirements before Applying. CNA Course Requirements.

For help meeting requirements, info on taking the WIN Test, or paying for class: Allied Health Contacts and Resources 2019

Class Schedules

(Class limited to 8 students.)

Day and evening classes available at all three campuses, CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT SCHEDULES.

For all Allied Health Program Schedules, visit our Allied Health Schedule Page.

Register OR get on the wait-list NOW! Email your name, preferred class, and phone number to ssimmons@tcl.edu.

Can’t wait? Registration documents are available for printing on our registration page. Email/Fax/Deliver to any TCL campus.

Get started!

Tuition $1008.50 (includes textbook) & Certification Test; SLED $26. WIN/WorkKeys free if all 3 tests taken.

Prior to REGISTERING students must:

  • Take the WIN/R2W/WorkKeys test and score a Silver or above (available for free at any school district Adult Education center)
  • Take the PPD Tuberculin Skin Test (at your doctor, clinic, or hospital)
  • Pass a SLED criminal background check ($26 on a credit or debit card) completed at TCL campus during registration interview
  • Make an appointment to register – make sure to bring proof of all the above, your ID, and a credit/debit card,


TCL Allied Health Brochure 2019

Allied Health Contacts and Resources 2019


Tiffany Harrison

CE Administrative Coordinator



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