Yakima Valley Community College is offering an opportunity for people interested in finding a career in the health care industry.

YVCC is currently enrolling students for the Nursing Assistant Certificate (NAC) program. Classes begin in 2014 fall quarter at the Yakima Campus. YVCC’s NAC is a two-quarter program that will prepare students for a career as a nursing assistant. Deadline to register is September 15, 2014.  After completion of the training students will be eligible to test for the Nursing Assistant Certificate

All interested students will be CASAS tested at YVCC. Students who test at CASAS levels Reading 4, Writing 4 and Math 3 are desired.

(CASAS measures the basic skills and the English language and literacy skills needed to function effectively at work and in life.)

All interested students will have to pass two background checks.

Grant funding is available for eligible students.