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Wheeling, IL 60090 USA

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SOLEX College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Basic Nurse Assistant

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Start your new career by learning the necessary skills to properly care for patients in an approved program for Illinois CNA Certification.  Get the practical hands-on training you need by working directly with patients at a clinical site under the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.

Become eligible to sit for the Illinois Nurse Assistant/Aide Competency Exam upon satisfactory completion of our approved program for Illinois CNA Certification. Your certification will allow you to work as a CNA in a variety of settings (nursing homes, nursing associations, hospitals, and home health, social service, and public health agencies).

What Can the Basic Nurse Assistant Program
Do for You?

  • Qualify you to work as a certified nurse assistant or home health aide
  • Get you real-life work experience while continuing your education. Take this course as a foundational course to become a registered LPN or RN
  • Allow you to work within the high demand industry of healthcare

Program Quick Facts

Award Level Certificate
Program Length 2.5 Months
Program Tuition $995
Program Hours 5 Credit Hours
 Schedule Options Evening Only 
*All incoming students will be required to provide
proof of immunization prior to starting clinical practice.

What Will My Class Schedule Be?

We know that with your busy schedule it’s hard to find the time to go back to school.  That’s why we have done our best to offer CNA classes at the most convenient times possible. CNA classes are offered in the evening three to four days a week. In addition to classroom hours, clinical practice is offered on Saturdays and/or Sundays. It is possible to complete CNA training in as little as 7.5 weeks. 

Entrance Requirements

To enroll into the Basic Nurse Assistant program students must meet the college requirements for admittance.

Class Outline

CourseDescriptionCredit HoursContact Hours
BNA 111 Basic Nurse Assistant Theory 4 80
BNA 112 Basic Nurse Assistant Clinical Practice 1 40
  Total 5 120