Nurse Aide Program

Nurse Aide Program

Nurse Aide (NA) is one of the top 10 high demand jobs.  Our NA program will prepare you to perform patient/resident care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  Our program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  You will learn the following basic skills:

• Taking and recording vital signs
• Personal care
• Activities of Daily Living
• Restorative/Rehab Care

Successful completion of this course prepares you to take the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Competency Exam and enroll in the NA registry for Pennsylvania.

Cost: $1025.00 Cost includes books & supplies (subject to change)

Admission requirements:

• NA Entrance Exam (see below)
• Physical exam – must be able to lift 40 pounds
• Drug Screening (5 panel urine)
• Criminal History – complies with Act 14
• At least 17 years of age
• A resident of PA for two years (contact school if note a resident for two years)
• Agree to abide by school policies


PRE-REQUISITES DUE two weeks prior to start of PT Evening Class

This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.


The Nurse Aide Entrance Exam tests basic reading and math skills and is given prior to admission to the Nurse Aide Program at York TECH.  An exam score of 75% or greater is needed to apply to the program.  The test may be taken a second time (at least one month later) if you do not pass the first time.

The Entrance Exam is given every Tuesday morning at 8:30 am.  A ten dollar ($10.00) non-refundable fee is charged. 

The Nurse Aide Entrance Exam is a timed test that must be completed within 60 minutes (1 hour).  The test covers adult basic learning skills for reading and math including:

• Vocabulary
• Spelling
• Language/Comprehension
• Simple calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

The Scantron System is used to complete and grade the Nurse Aide Entrance Exam.  You may use pencil and paper (provided), but no notes,calculators, cell phones or other materials.

Once you have taken the test, your score will be provided to you and further instructions about the admissions process will be given.

This Nurse Aide Examination is the property of the York TECH Adult Nursing Education Program and may not be copied, photocopied, scanned or otherwise reproduced with the express permission of the York TECH Adult Nursing Coordinator.

Thank you for your interest in the Adult Nursing Education Program at York County School of Technology.

For additional information about our Nurse Aide Program, please contact the Adult Nursing Office at:

 Phone: 717-747-2135