Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Certified Nursing Assistant

The Nursing Assistant Training Program is designed to provide the high school student with training in basic nursing skills as required by Illinois Department of Public Health. The course offers both classroom theory and clinical experiences in community nursing facilities. Upon successful completion of course requirements, the student will be eligible to take the Illinois Nurse Aide Competency Examination. Students will earn college credit through Richland Community College by taking this class

PLEASE NOTE: The HTA Nursing Assistant Program is for high school juniors and seniors only. Adult Nursing Assistant Programs are not offered through HTA. 


Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Adams

Course Location

Richland Community College

Areas of Study

  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Infection control
  • Geriatrics
  • Personal care
  • Nutrition
  • Rehabilitation
  • Emergency care
  • Measuring vital signs
  • CNA Clinical Training


Dual Credit




Tech Academy Program

(High School Credit Received) 

RCC Course

(College Credit Received)

This is a ONE YEAR only program

Nursing Assistant

Health Occupations



HLTH 141 - Nurse Assistant Training

Credits Earned: 8.0