Getting Started in the Nurse Assistant Training Program

Application Periods and Deadlines

Applications are only available during our open application period. Applications for our Spring semester are now closed. Please check back for future information regarding Summer 2019 application periods.


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 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. Complete the college assessment testing to determine placement in college courses. This may be waived if you are only taking this one course. Assessment Center

  5. Submit an online application to the Nurse Assistant Training program during the online application period (available only during 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Complete your registration for the HS 070 class.

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

  9. Attend all classes.


CNA Program Timeline


Spring 2019 

Monday, February 4 – Monday, April 22 2019

Thursday, October, 18th

Information Session 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
 Delta College South Forum

Monday, October 22th

Application Available Online

Wednesday, November 7th


Friday, November 9th

Random Drawing

Tuesday, November 13th

Notifications and  Student Packets Sent

Tuesday, November 27th

Acceptance Due

Friday, December 7th

Order Background

 Friday, December 14th

Fingerprint Form Issued

Tuesday, January 18th

Packet Requirements Due All Docs.

Monday, February 4th

Class Begins

Monday, April 22th

End of Class

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