1800 Solar Drive Oxnard, CA 93030

Office (805) 385-2578 para español (805) 385-2586

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thank you for your interest in our Programs. 
We are scheduling applicants for the CNA Entrance Exam for our Fall 2021 Certified Nurse Assistant Program. 
Please use the following link to contact our CTE Program Specialist, Valeria Balderrama.

This course prepares students for licensure as a Certified Nurse Assistant (with online theory and virtual online simulation as well as pre-approved in-person demonstration hours.  Instructors teach the basic nursing skills and procedures for providing quality patient care at the bedside of acutely or chronically in-home health concepts are covered.  Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the CA State Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) competency exam. The exam consists of written and skills tests.  Students are responsible for the testing fee because it is not mandatory to take the exam. The current fee is $100. This course also includes a combined lecture/lab that teaches students the theory and clinical skills needed to work with clients in the home care setting.  Emphasis is given to safety principles and to methods for providing physical and emotional care and social support.

The online virtual clinical accommodation is temporary because of COVID 19. The school must follow the approved California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Temporary Program Flexibility Waiver Guidelines.  This program is state-approved.


  • CNA entrance exam required. (Please scroll to the bottom of the page for entrance exam schedule)

  • All students must have a valid government-issued ID and Social Security card for Livescan and State Competency Exam. The names on both cards must match.

  • All students must have current TB clearance, current immunizations, flu vaccine, and physical exam before clinical training. Students must be able to lift 50 pounds with good body mechanics. 

  • Students must have either an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers card or a Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR card valid for the duration of the course. 

  • All students will be Livescan fingerprinted on the first day of class.

Oxnard Adult School is not permitted to send students who have been convicted of a crime (other than a minor traffic violation) to CNA clinical sites unless they first obtain clearance under California Law.  Drug screening during the program may be required. 

Instructor Section Location Class 
Days Hours Fee
Thorpe, J 
McKinney C
 06400 Hybrid (Online &  In-class instruction) TBD T, W,Th AM $1,150.00**

 *Fee includes tuition, textbooks & student malpractice insurance.