Getting Started in the Nurse Assistant Training Program

Application Periods and Deadlines

Applications for the Fall 2019 Semester have closed. Please check back for information on our next Application period.

Before You Apply

All CNA applicants MUST be enrolled as a current Delta College Student and know your Delta College ID Number and email address in order to submit an application to the CNA Program. To be current as a Delta College student, an "active application" must be on file with Delta College Admissions and Records. If you have not attended Delta College for two or more semesters, then you do not have an "active application" and must reapply to Delta College. Any student who does not have an "active application" on file prior to the online application opening date will be unable to submit an application to the CNA program.

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Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply to the Nurse Assistant Training Program

  1. Review all the program information on the web page at CNA Program and your own personal commitments regarding work hours, other family responsibilities, and personal goals to ensure you are ready to participate in the program.

  2. Review the information on criminal background clearance and determine if this will be an inhibiting factor in completing nursing education training. Background Clearance Information

  3. New students must complete the enrollment process as a student to San Joaquin Delta College. Current students must be in good standing with the college and their information must be current. 

  4. Submit an online application to the Nurse Assistant Training program during the online application period (available only during the application period). Students will be randomly selected to attend the program and will be notified of their selection through their Delta College Student email account.

  5. The course code number to register into the HS 070 Nurse Assistant Training class and CNA Information packet will be emailed to those students who are selected to attend the program.

  6. Complete your registration for the HS 070 class.

  7. Purchase textbooks, uniforms, Certified Background account, etc. as specified in the CNA Student Information packet.

  8. Attend all classes.


CNA Program Timeline

Fall 2019

Monday, September 16 - Monday, November 18, 2019

July 17th

Information Session 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Delta College West Forum

July 22nd - August 2nd


Application Available Online

August 7th

Random Drawing

August 9th

Invitation Notification Emailed with Info Packets

August 16th

Acceptance Due

August 20th

Second Invitation

August 23th

Order Background (First Invitation)

August 30th Order Background (Second Invitation)

September 12th

Packet Requirements Due

September 16th

Class Begins

September 24th

Mail Fingerprints and Applications to DHS

November 18th End of Class

If you have any questions, please contact the Health Sciences Division Office located in Locke 203 or call (209) 954-5454