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Be the ultimate caregiver.

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SO ARE YOU.

We offer our learners the opportunity to LEARN, DO, and LIVE a new career.

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* SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANURSE AIDE CAREER

Why would you want to be a Nurse Aide?

Becoming a Nurse Aide is a great option for individuals who want to work in the healthcare industry and help people.
It is a rewarding and fulfilling career where you get to make a difference in people’s lives by providing essential care and support.

What are Nurse Aides?

Nurse Aides, also known as Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), are healthcare professionals who work under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) to provide basic patient care, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and monitoring vital signs.

Where can Nurse Aides work?

Nurse Aides can work in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, and rehabilitation centers.

What skills do you need to be a Nurse Aide?

Nurse Aides need to have good communication skills, be compassionate and patient, and have the ability to work well with others. They also need to have physical stamina, as the job can involve standing and lifting patients.

Do you need any certifications to become a Nurse Aide?

Most states require Nurse Aides to complete a state-approved training program and pass a competency exam to become certified. However, the specific requirements can vary by state.

Do you need training to become a Nurse Aide?

Yes, most states, like Texas, require Nurse Aides to complete a state-approved training program and pass a competency exam to become certified. However, some states may offer alternative pathways, such as on-the-job training, to become certified.

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

CAREER TRAINING.FOR YOUR FUTURE.

  • Southern Careers Institute
  • Competitors
Southern Careers InstituteCompetitors
$3999
/year
$3999
/year
20 Hours Of Hands-on Lab Hours
40 Hours Of On-The-Job Clinical
Long-Term Care Training
Mental Health and Social Services Training
Full-Time Day Classes
Sit for as many as 2 Certifications
Earn up to 4 Career Skill Competency Badges
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HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN EARN AS ANURSE AIDE STUDENT

Included National Certifications*

Taken through a third party provider

Certified Nurse Aide*

*Exam fee included in tuition if taken within three months of program completion.

Additional National Certifications**

Taken through a third party provider

Basic Life Support

CAREER TRAINING.YOU CAN TRUST

ACCREDITED

Southern Careers Institute is Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

APPROVED

Southern Careers Institute is Approved for training by The Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

authorized

Southern Careers Institute is Authorized by the National Health Career Association to be a certification testing site.

HEAR FROM GRADUATESJUST LIKE YOU

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

FACT: TODAY'S EMPLOYERSNEED YOUR SKILLS

Nursing Assistants
Occupation Code: 31-1131

Location Mean Annual Wage
Austin $32,260
Brownsville-Harligen $26,570
Corpus Christi $28,930
Pharr $25,820
San Antonio North & South $30,870
Waco $30,000

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

Displayed salaries and job outlook data do not reflect the prospects of Southern Careers Institute graduates’ job placement outcomes and starting salaries. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, job prospects, and salary data sourced for (insert specific metro and job page) does not reflect data applicable to entry-level positions.

FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS

What makes Southern Careers Institute different?

We give students an alternative to expensive, four-year degrees. Employers are looking for specific skills from candidates they can hire with confidence. Our coursework goes deeper than pen and paper, providing hands-on learning opportunities that set us apart from the competition. Our goal is to provide you with an education that will empower your future.

That’s okay! At Southern Careers Institute, we have had a plethora of students successfully complete their programs after being away from school for long periods of time. We’re ready to meet you where you’re at, providing a community-based learning environment where you’ll feel right at home as you readjust to life as a student!

Southern Careers Institute provides you with the training you need to sit for certifications in your chosen field. Whether it’s our Medical Assistant training program, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program, Pharmacy Technician program, Business Accounting Specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational programs available, you will receive training to tackle industry-specific certifications.

As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid programs and available grants to make your education more affordable. Contact us today and our financial aid officers will explain the process and answer all of your questions.

Click here or call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all of your questions.

Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300,
Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081

If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.

Our students must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. At this time, programs are not offered in any language other than English.

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