Registration Information

In order to register for the Nurse Aide Training Program, you must have a high school diploma or GED, and complete the following steps:

  1. To review the eligibility and registration requirements, please download the Nurse Aide Training Info Packet here.  You must complete all requirements listed in the Nurse Aide Training packet prior to your brief interview and registration appointment with the Coordinator.  If you have questions, require further information or are unable to download the registration packet, please contact the Nurse Aide Training Program by phone 215-968-8025 (press option #3) or email nurseaide@bucks.edu
  2. If you have college credits with proof of a passing grade, you do not have to take the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) assessment test.  If you do not have college credits, you must take the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) assessment test.  Your score on this test will not exclude you from the program, but will allow the program coordinator to advise you with regard to your ability to successfully complete the program.
  3. You must have a physical and 2-step Mantoux (PPD) test or chest x-ray.
  4. You must complete a Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check (Submit a PA background check online) or (download the Criminal Background Check Form). If you lived in Pennsylvania for less than two years, you must complete an FBI Background Check AND the PA Criminal Background Check. The FBI check can take up to three months to complete, so please take this into consideration when registering for the program. Information about the PA and FBI background checks are located in the registration packet.
     
  5. Once you complete the requirements, please contact the Nurse Aide Training Program to schedule a brief entrance interview and if applicable, schedule an assessment test.  In order to register for the program, you must bring your completed registration packet, required documentation and payment to the entrance interview.

To review the eligibility and registration requirements, please download the Nurse Aide Training Info Packet. If you have questions, require further information or are unable to download the registration packet, please contact the Nurse Aide Training Program by phone 215-968-8025 (press option #3) or email nurseaide@bucks.edu