If you are interested in making a difference in people's lives, consider becoming a certified nursing assistant. The West Hills College Lemoore Certified Nursing Assistant program prepares students for the field in just two months by enrolling in our HS 61 -nurse assistant training class!
Students interested in enrolling in the WHCL Certified Nursing Assistant class must be at least 17 years of age, pass a physical examination, and pass a drug test and criminal background check. They also must provide a valid TB clearance and acquire a CPR card.
Students studying in the West Hills Certified Nursing Assistant program will learn laboratory skills and be provided with in-hospital training. Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for the certification examination.
At this time we do not have a schedule for the 2018 NATP Program. If you wish to apply for the NATP program please wait until we have announced the schedule on this page.
Once the NATP/CNA application period states "Open" with dates included, applications may be downloaded or picked up at 555 College Ave., Lemoore, CA, in the 800 building Room 823, during office hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All applications MUST be completed in their entirety prior to submitting. All applications need to be verified with the Lemoore Health Careers Office Staff. The application verification process typically takes 20 minutes. An incomplete application may result in the inability to start the program.
- Thursday March 28th 2019 - Room 253 at 4:00pm
Notification: Due to an overwhelming response to the C.N.A. course and to limited space, the first 30 students who submit completed applications will be registered into the course. However, we will also accept 10 alternate student applications (to be completed if accepted into the course on space availability) which will be placed onto a waiting alternate list
*Please call (559) 925-3490 first about the space availability prior to completing an application
Students in the Certified Nursing Assisting Program are required to wear uniforms.
Royal Blue Scrubs, Second Hand Watch, Stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and all white shoes (must be completely white/no cloth material). The uniform/supplies are required and the responsibility of the student to obtain after being accepted into the NATP/CNA Program.
1) Log onto: http://www.sjvnec.com/schools/west-hills-college-2/
2) Please print and submit a copy of your paid receipt to the Health Careers Office, along with your completed program application.
Disclaimer: Please do not complete this drug screen or background unless you have a completed packet turned into the Health Careers office room 823 and attended the CNA orientation on Monday, April 23rd. There will be no refunds issued if you are not granted a seat in the program
Nurse Assistant Training Program (Certified Nursing Assistant) is approved by the California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Program
Training Program Review Unit (TPRU)
California Department of Public Health
Licensing and Certification Program
P.O. Box 997416, MS-3301
Sacramento, CA 95899-7416(916) 558-1784
Frequently Asked Questions
West Hills College Lemoore Health Career Programs only accept American Heart Association BLS for
health care providers to be eligible to apply to or attending health career courses. To locate a class
near you see the links and directions below.
American Heart Association https://www.heart.org/en/cpr
Looking for Classes?
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Courses Near You
- Visit American Heart Association web site
- Find courses near you
- Under Programs and Courses, click on See BLS course options
- Under Purchase Options-training centers, click on Locate a Training Center. Put in your zip code for classes near you.