Programs And Courses

Nurse Aide Training Program Tuition - $1,268 Textbooks included

Successful completion of this course prepares you to take the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Competency Exam and to be listed on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Nurse Aide registry. There is an additional cost of $135 (price subject to change) to take the registry exam; which is not included in your tuition.

Attendance Requirements
  • Successful completion of the Nurse Aide program requires you to attend the entire 120-hour program.
  • You cannot be absent from the start of Orientation up through the start of clinical. Any time missed during this timeframe will result in dismissal from the program with NO refund.
  • If you have any preplanned appointments that fall during the class schedule (e.g. doctor’s appointment, jury duty, sporting events, personal commitments, etc.), please register for a class that does not conflict with your appointments. **Please see the Nurse Aide Confirmation Packet for more details.
Documents required prior to the start of class
  • Physical, 2-step PPD (must be within one year of the start of class)
  • PA State Police Background Check (must be within one year of the start of class)
  • Valid Photo ID and second form of ID with name and signature

All required documents must be sent to the HACC Nurse Aide Office 3 weeks prior to the start of class. Please fax 717-780-2587 or email

If you have not lived in Pennsylvania for the past two (2) consecutive years, you must obtain an FBI report in addition to the PA State Police Background Check. This process can take up to six (6) weeks, so please plan accordingly.

Please view directions for obtaining FBI report (pdf)

The Nurse Aide program is following the strict guidelines of the CDC for Covid-19 and there may be Covid-19 testing requirements for your clinical location. Face masks are required at all times during the program.


Please call the HACC Noncredit Registration Office to register at 717-780-2414.


HACC Harrisburg Campus
Blocker Hall, Room 120
One HACC Drive
Harrisburg, Pa 17110

Messiah Lifeways
100 Mount Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Orientation Day

8 - 10:30 a.m.

Day 1

8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Day 2

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Day 3

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Day 4 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Day 5-6 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Day 7 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Day 8-9 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Day 10 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Day 11 (clinical) 7 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Day 12-16 7 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Day 17 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Day 18 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

*Your instructor reserves the right to adjust the schedule as necessary.

*Please follow the HACC Harrisburg 18 day class schedule above


Class Title

Class Dates


HACC Blocker/Messiah Lifeways

07/01/21 – 08/03/21

Orientation & 18 Day
No class on Mondays
Clinical days – 7/21, 7/22, 7/23, 7/27, 7/28, 7/29
*Please follow the HACC Blocker 18-day schedule

70041 HACC Blocker/Messiah Lifeways

08/10/21 – 09/09/21

Orientation & 18 Day
No class on Mondays
Clinical days – 8/27, 8/31, 9/1, 9/2, 9/3, 9/7
*Please follow the HACC Blocker 18-day schedule

70285 HACC Blocker/Messiah Lifeways

10/01/21 – 11/03/21

Orientation & 18 Day
No class on Mondays
Clinical days – 10/21, 10/22, 10/26, 10/27, 10/28, 10/29
*Please follow the HACC Blocker 18-day schedule