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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
CAVIT students talking to young children and CAVIT student practicing her skills

Our Nursing Assistant Program

  • Experience the passion of providing quality patient care in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Perform personal care procedures including taking vital signs, transferring patients, and providing therapeutic treatments.
  • Practice health care techniques in a clinical environment using effective patient communication.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for state nursing assistant and direct care worker examinations.

Program Highlights

  • First Year Program - Training on CPR, OSHA, Career Guidance, and Direct Care Worker
  • Second Year Program - Training on Licensed Nursing Assistant

Entrance Requirements


  • This program is for students committed to a career in direct patient care.
  • Students must possess a Social Security Number with no criminal record.
  • Students must obtain CPR/first aid certification, pass a drug test, and background check prior to completing clinicals.

    Related Career Pathways

    • Nursing Assistant
    • Registered Nurse
    • Family and General Practitioner
    • Health Services Administrator
    • Home Health Aide
    • Hospice Nurse
    • Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    • Pediatrician
    • Personal and Home Care Aide
    • Physician Assistant
    • Respiratory Therapist
    • Surgeon