Getting Started in the Nurse Assistant Training Program

Application Periods and Deadlines

The CNA application for the Fall Cohort, which begins in July, has closed. The next CNA Program will be in Fall 2024 from October 14th - December 13th, 2024. The application to apply for the next CNA Program will be open on May 17th, 2024 and will close on July 31st, 2024.

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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.

    CNA Application

  5.  CNA Information packet will be emailed to those students who are selected to attend the program.

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

  7. Attend all classes.

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