Nursing Technology Certificate Plan – State Tested Nurses Aide

​​​​​​​​2015-2016 Central Ohio Technical College


Pre-Admission Course Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age or older. A two-step Mantoux test must be completed by the first day of class. A criminal background check (BCI) is required within six months of starting this course. Results must be available by the first day of the class. Students are required to wear a specified uniform. Course is graded on an A-F basis. 

  • Additional Requirements for students registering in the Coshocton campus sections of this course: A complete health physical must be completed by the first day of class. The Coshocton campus Autumn Healthcare student will receive a booklet the first day of class which the student will keep as a reference. 

  • Additional Requirements for students registering through COTC for the course at C-TEC includes: All students must either complete or place out of GENR-90 Integrated Reading and Writing I. Students must take a copy of their high school transcript, diploma or G.E.D with them the first day of class.

Required Course

Basic Health care workers are needed in many areas within the health care continuum of wellness, acute care and restorative care. COTC prepares the student with the communication, basic personal care and safety skills required to become a STNA. The course also provides a home health module, assisting the student to gain theory in home health care. This certificate allow the student to take the state test for nurse aides. To become eligible to take the state testing examination, the student must successfully complete the following course at COTC:


Basic Health Care Skills


Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice