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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 (HLTH5120)

nurse aide student
This course is designed to educate and train nursing assistants to support licensed nursing staff in long term care facilities. Participants will, through lecture, laboratory practice and evaluation, specialize in skills to include sterile gloving, wound care, oral suctioning, diabetes care, enteral nutrition, catheterization, colostomy care, specimen collection and tracheostomy care. Completion of a DHS approved nurse aide training program is required.

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

  1. Give examples of current issues challenging the healthcare delivery system in the U.S.
  2. Account for legal principles that guide personnel in the delivery of healthcare.
  3. State the evolution of the patient care technician in the healthcare setting.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication methods used by the healthcare team to exchange vital patient information.
  5. Describe measures utilized to prevent the spread of infectious organisms.
  6. Perform task-oriented duties and skills under the supervision of licensed personnel.
  1. Completion of a State of Hawai`i CNA Program (valid if the program was taken within the last 5 years)
  2. Current Criminal Abstract ( (abstract needs to be submitted within 30 days of issuance)
  3. Leeward CC Physical Examination Clearance Form
  4. Copy of your photo ID
  5. Proof of 2-Step TB test completed within the last six months
  6. Proof of MMR vaccination (titer is acceptable)
  7. Proof of Hep B series vaccination (titer is acceptable)
  8. Proof of an 11th-grade English level or higher. Please submit the following as proof of this requirement: AA Degree, BA Degree, college transcripts, TABE results OR take our EdReady assessment. Please fill out this EdReady Request Form.

Individuals interested in the Patient Care Technician training program must apply and meet all requirements prior to registering for a class. 


STEP 1: Prepare all your documents.

Go to the “Enrollment Requirements” tab above and prepare all the necessary paperwork.

STEP 2: Submit documents.

You can either mail or hand carry documents containing personal information.

Otherwise, all documents may be emailed to It is preferred to have all documents sent in one email to allow for faster processing.

STEP 3: Submit payment and register.

Once all of your documents have been approved and your application has been accepted, please submit payment.

Payment can be made in the form of a check, cash, or debit/credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.

If agencies are paying on behalf of students, please submit the Agency Authorization Form.

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.
    • For possible tuition assistance, please visit to learn more about the Hana Career Pathways grant program. 
  • Click here to learn more about financial assistance and student support resources.

Coordinator: Patrick Leddy
Workforce Development Coordinator

Course Schedule

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

Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.

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