Certified Nursing Assistant | Technical College of the LowCountry

Certified Nursing Assistant


Become a CNA 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) and 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

Class Schedules

(Class limited to 8 students.)

*Beaufort Campus*                                             

July 30 – September 17, 2019 07.30.19-09.17.19

October 8 – November 26, 2019 10.08.19-11.26.19

*Hampton Campus*

Day Classes, Tues/Wed/Thurs  8:15AM – 12:15PM:

July 9 – August 22, 2019 NEW July 2019 CNA Schedule

September 10 – October 25, 2019 NEW September 2019 CNA Schedule

Afternoon Classes 3:30PM – 7:30PM:

April 15 – June 3, 2019 Smith CNA 4-15-19 TO 6-3-19

August 12 – September 30, 2019   Smith CNA 8-12-19 to 9-30-19

October 21 – December 19, 2019 Smith CNA 10-21-19 to 12-19-19

*Colleton County*

Afternoon Classes 4:00pm-8:00pm:

April 9 – June 19, 2019: T/W/TH CNA SCHEDULE Walterboro April 9-June 19-19

July 1 – August 1, 2019: T/W/TH CNA Schedule Walterboro July 01 – July 30

October 1 – December 12, 2019: T/W/TH CNA Schedule Walterboro October-December 2019



Tuition $904.50 (includes textbook).
SLED $26
WIN free if all 3 tests taken.

Prior to paying for tuition, students must:

  • Take WIN or WorkKeys Applied Math, Locating Skills and Reading For Information.  All 3 tests are free.  Testing is offered at Beaufort County Adult Education located at 1300 King St., Beaufort, SC.  Testing is available Monday through Thursday.  Please arrive before noon.
  • Take WIN or WorkKeys in Colleton County through Colleton County Adult Education call 843-782-0018 for more information.
  • Take the WIN or WorkKeys in Allendale/Jasper/Hampton through the Jasper/Hampton Adult Education program call 803-903-1052 for more information.
  • Pass a SLED criminal background check ($26) completed at TCL campus



Shelby Simmons

Allied Health Coordinator



Health Sciences

Appointments: T/W/TH, 10a-2p - Beaufort Monday 9a-4p - Hampton

Hampton Campus, Rm 105

Beaufort Campus, Bldg 22, Rm 105