Become A CNA!
So, are you wondering how to get started? We're here to guide you! If you are ready to become a CNA you just need to follow a few steps. To begin, you must be at least 16 years of age. No high school diploma or GED is necessary! From there, just enroll, attend your classes, and take the state exam through Prometric!
You can be prepared for the certification test in as little as 2 ½ weeks through our program. Our courses consist of both classroom and lab studies including hands-on clinical training for the full experience. It's really that simple. Plus, we're here to help you along the way!
Did you know: Some Nursing Homes Accept Your Application with A Copy of Your Certificate Of Completion?
Curious about our CNA classes? Take a moment to read the checklist below on our class details to learn more.
90 Clock Hour Course
RSB offers CNA classes that consist of classroom study paired with hands-on learning for a well-rounded learning experience.
Self Pay Or Sponsorship
There are two ways to attend which include self pay or sponsorship. Normal sponsors are Hospitals (Nursing Homes), etc. Payment or arrangements with the sponsor for payment of tuition would need finalized with RSB by the start of the first day of class. RSB does not have a Placement Program.
Day Classes: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. (typically takes 12 weekdays to complete)
When there is enough Students to Justify.
Evening Classes: Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm & 7:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturdays. (typically takes 4 weeks to complete)
RSB periodically holds additional classes, throughout Arkansas, Utilizing Long Term Care Facilities when possible. In Most Cases, Clinical instructions are required to be performed in a Long Term Care Facility (Nursing Homes).
RSB is Approved and Monitored by:
The Offices of Long Term Care and Private Career of Higher Education of Arkansas.
Learn more about the requirements to become a Certified Nurse's Assistant.
Be At Least 16 Years Of Age
For enrollment in RSB Nursing Assistant Training Program, the student must be 16 years of age, have a current DL or ID Card W/Photo and Social Security card. No High School Diploma or GED Required.
Complete The Course
You must satisfactorily complete the course during allotted time. Text Books are furnished for use during the class. RSB Tuition is $480.
Pass The Certification Test
You have up to 1 year to take and pass the State Certification test through Prometric Testing. The Exam cost is $85.
Pass A Criminal Background Check
To take the Certification Test or be listed on the States CNA Registry, you must pass a criminal background check. Guidelines are outlined in the criminal background check document below.
Please take a moment to read the PDFs provided below to learn more about our program guidelines and background check requirements. If you have any questions, feel free to call us today at (870) 926-9496 or 870-926-9495.