Nursing Assistant

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Nursing Assistant

The Nursing Assistant Program at Southwest Technical College introduces students to patient care.  The classroom lectures will prepare you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to properly care for patients and residents. With multiple hours of hands-on clinicals, you will assist patients and residents with meals, hygiene, mobility needs, and the taking of vital signs all while under the supervision of a nurse.

How long does it take?


(Approx. 3 months)

How much does it cost?



(Including tuition, books, fees, & supplies)

Click here for a breakdown of total cost.

Click here for financial aid resources.

When can I get started?

This program starts about 3 times a year. Call 435.586.2899 to find out when the next program begins.

Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

What careers can I get?

With an education in Nursing Assistant, you could get a job working in a:

  • Nursing Facilities
  • Home Health Aide Agencies
  • Assisted Living
  • Local Hospitals

For more information on gainful employment details, please click here.

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“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.”
Bennett Olsen

“I wanted to do more and I looked into Southwest Technical College. It has been the best decision that I have ever made. I wish I had done it years ago. If there’s any reason that you’re considering doing something different, give it a try and go for it. I’m so excited about my future.”
Mishelle Cacho

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