licensed vocational nursing
Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Next Class: Pittsburg Campus. Contact the office.
Berkeley Campus. Contact the office
Transfer Students are welcome. Receive Credit for courses transferred from other schools. Remember there are no prerequisites with our program.
Registration is now open, please call 925-458-4900 or click here to sign up for Orientation or get more information.
Registration (Non-refundable) $150
Other Costs: $1,720.50
Total Cost to attend: $26,000.
Even with our competitors' financial aide and FASFA,your out of pocket expense is much less with us. Plus you get credit for courses already taken. And no prerequisites. Come see us for details.
Admission to this program is open to anyone who meets our requirements as approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Admission requirements must be met by all students prior to admission to the program. Transfer students are welcome.
All applicants to the school’s nursing program must be 18 years old when they begin the program. In addition, each applicant shall provide proof of the following:
1. Informational interview with an admissions representative.
2. Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE) Assessment with a score of 21 or higher.
3. Submit a completed application for admission.
4. 12th grade graduation – Official high school diploma, current GED Certificate, or other equivalent. (If H. S. was completed outside the U. S., use GED, U.S. college or university graduation transcript, or verification of H.S. diploma done by an education verification service.)
5. Official transcripts from all other colleges, universities and/or vocational schools attended, (if applicable).
6. All required proof of vaccinations and physical with satisfactory completion as outlined in the screening criteria.
7. Satisfactory interview with the Director of Nursing.
8. Admission fee requirement paid.
readmission to the nursing program
Qualified applicants can apply within 12 months to re-enter the nursing program after a previous drop and will be admitted on a space available basis. After 12 months they may apply for readmission. In the State of California, a student must attend the first day of class to be considered an active student and cannot be readmitted after the first day of classes. In addition to the School’s readmission process, all readmission requests for the Vocational nursing program are to be reviewed by the director of nursing for approval or denial.
In addition each applicant must:
1. Provide a copy of a current CPR card. (CPR for Healthcare Provider level from American Heart Association, includes adult, infant & child). Will be continuously active throughout the program.
2. Take and pass HESI (A2) Admissions Assessment with a minimum score of 60% or higher.
3. Take and pass Wonderlic Second Language Examination (SLE) test of 21 or higher. Can only be taken a total of twice.
4. Submit proof of a health inventory that is signed and completed by a licensed physician, surgeon, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner and verifies the candidate has absence of infection and communicable disease or disorders; and able to perform and complete class and clinical requirements. Such requirements include, but is not limited to:
5. Submit proof of vaccination (or immunity by titer) for:
6. Satisfactory fingerprinting result from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
7. If not a CNA, bring any information regarding health care experience or training and/or education to the admissions representative or placement interview with the Director of Nursing.