Nurse Aide Training

The state-approved HVA Nurse Aide Training Program provides comprehensive theory and extensive clinical training that can get candidates working in as little as 18 days. Candidates should review the information below.

Why should I choose this program? 

Whether you’re looking for a new job or starting a new career in nursing, the HVA Nurse Aide program will put you on the right path. With our onsite training, you will be prepared to take your control of your job and help those around you.

How much does the program cost? 

The best part about this program is that your tuition for training and testing is reimbursed after successfully working 260 hours.

  • Tuition $1225
  • Textbook $50
  • Criminal History Record Information $8
  • FBI Background check $28.75
  • TB Testing $20
  • CPR Training $50
  • State Testing Fee $102

How long does the program take?

The program can be completed in as little as 18 days. Classes are held: 

  • Classes and lab: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Clinical training: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at an approved site

Where can I start the program? 

Classes are available in Erie and Crawford, PA. You can contact HVA for specific program details about either program.

Where can I work? 

There are HVA senior living communities located throughout northwest Pennsylvania. You will be provided with as much information as possible on open positions for these senior living communities. Outside of senior living communities, you can also work in long term care, hospitals, home care, physicians’ offices, and rehab.

What are the next steps? 

Contact HVA. You can either email, call 814-833-1609 or fill out the contact form to receive more information.