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Leeward Community College's Workforce Development Office (OCEWD) is located on the Diamond Head end of the Leeward Community College campus, with ample free parking. We are on the city bus line, which makes it convenient to commute from anywhere on Oahu.


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(808) 455-0477
96-045 Ala Ike, Room CE 101, Pearl City, HI 96782

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Course Number (HLTH5100)

nurse aide student

The Certified Nurse Aide Training Program focuses on the fundamentals of nursing and care giving techniques. The 150-hour course consists of five modules. Instructors deliver an intensive hands-on approach to prepare participants with the vocational skills to be a skilled healthcare provider. Participants develop knowledge and skills through theory and practice in the classroom and nursing lab settings.

Upon successful completion of the course and the state examination, participants are credentialed as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and a member of the Hawaii Nurse Aide Registry.

Graduates of the Certified Nurse Aide program are also eligible to enroll in the Certified Nurse Aide II: Patient Care Technician (HLTH5120) Program.

For hours and additional course requirements visit:

For information or assistance on:

* on-line registration or general registration and payment call 455-0477 or email:

* financial assistance, program advising, or attending an information session, please complete the online inquiry form and an advisor will contact you.
Click here to learn more about financial assistance and student support resources.

Coordinator:  Patrick Leddy
Workforce Development Coordinator

No high school diploma required. *Minimum 9th grade reading level required. Complete and turn in the Health Education Application Form, Non-credit Registration Form, Physical Examination Clearance Form, and current criminal abstract.

Placement test can be taken Monday - Thursday from 9am - 2pm. Please call the office at 455-0477 two business days in advance.

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Apply standard precautions in the provision of care.
  2. Demonstrate appropriate skills to assist the resident in attaining and maintaining independence.
  3. Execute safe and effective personal care and hygiene when assisting with activities of daily living.
  4. Employ the use of residents rights as defined by state and federal agencies.
  5. Assess and respond to the social and mental health needs of the resident related to the aging process and impaired cognition.

Course Schedule

Online registration is for debit/credit card purchase only. For other payments, use Standard Registration.

Click on a course section below to see dates and to add to your cart. Course details and schedules are subject to change without prior notice.

HLTH5100-0801 Hybrid

HLTH5100-0619 Hybrid

For future course schedules, you may also contact our office. View “contact and information” section on this page.

Course Resources

With support from a generous grant from Assisted Living Options Hawaii (ALOH), the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society (HPGS) is offering an Eldercare Worker Training Award for $500 (while funds last). Our Nurse Aide Training Program qualifies for this award. Please click the PDF below for information and applicaation, or email Jan Thurman for further assistance.

Eldercare Training Award

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