Certified Nurse Assistant - How to Apply

Step 1

Fill out online application.

CNA program schedule and class location.

Step 2

Complete and submit the following documentation:

    WorkKeys Assessment Score

    WorkKeys Applied Math, WorkKeys Reading for Information and WorkKeys Locating Information assessments with Level scores of 3 or higher.

    Assessment Information

    WorkKeys Tests can be completed at GRCC. Register to take WorkKeys Assessments.

    If you are a graduate of a Michigan high school since 2009, you may have taken the WorkKeys Applied Math, WorkKeys Reading for Information and WorkKeys Locating Information as part of standardized testing in 11th grade. You may obtain your scores by either contacting your high school or ACT Work Ready Communities (1-800-967-5539).

    GRCC Immunization Form

    GRCC Immunization Form including supporting documentation from a healthcare source physician office, health department, etc.

    Student Immunization Form

    Computer Competency Badges

    Computer Competency Badge Instructions

    Where to send submissions

    Documents may be submitted by mail, in person, by fax or email. 

    GRCC Tassell MTEC

    622 Godfrey SW

    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Fax:  (616) 234-4435

    Email: workforcetraining@grcc.edu *Email is not considered secure for healthcare information transmission.

    Step 3

    Tuition includes: 

    • Criminal Background Check fee
    • Computer Competency Assessment fee
    • Certification Exam fee
    • WorkKeys Talent and Fit Assessment fees
    • Textbook, Workbook and supplies
    • Mandated clothing

    Tuition does not include:

    • Required Immunizations that the participant may need to complete
    • WorkKeys NCRC assessment fee


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    The Annual Security Report is available on the Grand Rapids Community College Police Department website at https://www.grcc.edu/annualsecurityreport. If you would like to receive a printed copy of the Annual Security Report, you can stop by the GRCC Police Department at 25 Lyon Street NE or you can request a copy be mailed to you by calling (616) 234-4012.

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