Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other. 131599


A.       Course Objective:

Description: The Nursing Assistant training program curriculum was developed by the Nursing Assistant Advisory Committee and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing on January 27th , 2006. The curriculum incorporates Article 8 Nursing Assistants rules implemented on December 5th, 2005 and meets requirements of R4-19-802 (B)(l) through (8)(4) and R4-19-802 (C) (1) through (C) (14).

Several scheduling options are available: weekdays (Monday through Wednesday 9a-2pm.Skills on Thursday 8am- 4:30 pm), evenings (Monday through Wednesday 4p-9pm Skills on Thursday 8am- 4:30 pm), and weekends (Saturday & Sunday 7:30a- 4pm -8 weeks) .

An Accelerated Program is also available to those meeting AZBN requirements as noted in the prerequisite list below. The Program is compliant with AZBN requirements, and is a total of 120 hours: classroom (50 hours), skills lab (30 hours) and Clinical experience 20 hours in Rehab and 20 hours in the Hospital  (40 hours) over a 6 week period.

Prerequisites for entry into the program include:

  • an entry exam testing basic reading comprehension and math skills

  • proof of S. Citizenship or residency (driver's license, birth certificate, passport, U.S. ID card, certificate of naturalization

  • Level one Fingerprint card for Nursing homes

  • Urine drug screen -must be negative

  • TB Test or Chest Xray- no evidence of active TB

  • Medical clearance form signed by medical professional

  • High School diploma or GED

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR / AED for Healthcare Professionals- can be obtained during program prior to Clinical experience

  • Advanced N.A. program requires verification of direct care hours with minimum of 1080 hours direct "hands-on" care within a 5 year period. As per the Declaration of Emergency issued due to the Covid pandemic by Gov.Ducey on March 11,2020, a process of temporary waiver of applicable professional license requirements has been put into place, allowing those employed as Temporary Nursing Assistants during the pandemic to be eligible for entry into an accelerated nursing assistant program.

Competencies to be achieved:

There are 18 didactic competencies required by AZBN:

  1. Functions as a member of the health team within the healthcare facility and/or community

  2. Demonstrates ethical & legal behavior that maintains Resident's rights Assists in identifying the mental health & social service needs of residents

  3. Demonstrates effective communication

  4. Maintains a safe environment for the resident and others

  1. Demonstrates general principles of infection control Provides basic emergency care

  2. Applies the principles of basic nutrition to resident care

  3. Provides the resident with personal care and grooming

  4. Measures vital signs

  5. Demonstrates safe transfers, positioning & turning of residents using effective body mechanics

  6. Cares for cognitively impaired residents

  7. Identifies the function, structure, common health problems, and normal aging changes of each of the 10 body systems

  8. Provides for comfort & rest

  9. Assists with diagnostic tests

  10. Provides care for the preoperative resident and / or resident with special needs

  11. Assists in admission/ transfer/ discharge of the resident

  12. Provides care for residents & family when death is eminent

There is also a classroom & clinical site checklist provided by AZBN for items to be checked off as completed by the instructor, as completed including but not limited to 21 demonstration skills.

Total Cost of Program : $1993.00

 Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):

Text :" Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care - Long Term Care and Home Care", 5th edition ,Susan Alvare Hedman, Jetta Fuzy R.N.,M.S. & Suzanne Rymer MSTE, RN,LSW, Copyright 2018, Hartman Publishing and corresponding WB

 Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):

1 set of scrubs with AZTTI logo, sphygmomanometer & stethoscope, gait belt, uniform shoes, wristwatch with a second hand, notebook, black pens, and binder/ folders

 WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status/Credential Verification: Name: Betty Suleimanov

Email: Phone number:602-607-5317

 Direct Website link to the program:

A.      Refund Policy (provide a link to the school's refund policy): WWW.AZTTI.COM

 Credentials: (Answer each question yes or no)

 lndustrv Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)

Yes or No:

Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: Arizona State Board of Nursing

 Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)

Yes or No:

Career Pathway: C.N.A., L.P.N., R.N. {ADN or BSN), post-graduate work

Accredited Curriculum: {This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)

Yes or No:

Accrediting Agency and link to website: Arizona State Board of Nursing

Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a post secondary credential within one year after exit from the training program.  NEW PROGRAM


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Arizona Technical Training Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

There are 18 competances based on Az. Board of Nursing requirements.

Training Location(s)

12633 N Cave Creek rd Phoenix, Arizona

Local WIB

5 - ARIZONA@WORK - City of Phoenix

Name of Credential

Arizona State CNA Certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Grants TRVFA may be available from community resources for those applicants proving financial need.

Payment Plan


Phoenix Indian Center

Refund Policy

Up to 20% of course hours completed - 90% refund

21-30% course hours completed - 75% refund

31-40% course hours completed - 70% refund

41-50% course hours completed - 60% refund

After 51 % of course hours completed - no refund

If dismissed for AZBN Code of Conduct infractions -no refund

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - AZBN

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$25.00 Books

Testing/Exam Fees

$130.00 Testing fee is required to be paid to Diversified Technologies . Exam is administered by this third party, and the student is required to pay the 3rd party to take the exam.

Graduation Fees

$21.00 Honor-Health Subscription for 6month

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$292.00 AHA BLS CPR/AED for Healthcare providers - $75 Fingerprint card-level 1-$67 plus $25 processing fee by provider Drug testing - $75 TB Test $50

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee

$200.00 Non-refundable.

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$25.00 Includes one set of scrubs with AZTTI logo, gait belt, blood pressure cuff and stethoscope.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$19.00 per hour
Required Certification: Arizona State Certification

Provider Status



12633 N Cave Creek Rd , Suite 104, Phoenix, Arizona 85022

Phone Number

(602) 607-5317

Web Address

Last Updated

Apr 01, 2024


May 28, 2021


Aug 28, 2025

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