Get on the fast track to an exciting and rewarding career in the health care industry as a Nurse Aide.
Be a person who makes a difference in the lives of others!
The first step is to apply to the College. This can be done online at BCTC admissions or come to the One Stop Student Service Center located in Building C, Room 170 at the Leestown Campus , Records Office at the Cooper Campus or to the front desk at the Danville, Lawrenceburg, Winchester Campuses to register for the course. After applying, students will receive a letter stating that your application has been processed, return to the One Stop Center or admissions where you will be registered for the class. Students MUST register for the course prior to the start date of the section they wish to complete.
After registering students will be directed to pay their fees at the BCTC Business Office.
There are a variety of classes offered. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes links for more information.
Course Fee, malpractice insurance and state test fee
Books and required nametag (approximate estimate)
Total Approximate Cost*
*Note: Costs are subject to change without notice.
Students may purchase books and name tag from the Leestown Campus bookstore. The program approved nurse aide textbook with the workbook is required and these are sold as a package in the bookstore.
The course is web-enhanced through Blackboard. A student must access Blackboard to view posted assignments, exam scores and announcements. High speed internet is required to access Blackboard.
Students must set up their College email accounts in order to have access to Blackboard. Students who need assistance in setting up email or accessing Blackboard may go to a campus library or open computer lab for assistance.
The background check must be completed prior the first day of the clinical. The student is responsible for any fees associated with obtaining the background check. The clinical facility has the right to deny student clinical placement based on the results of their background check. Students not allowed to attend clinical cannot meet the requirements of the program.
The following background check histories will disqualify an individual from participation in clinical rotations:
NAA 100 classes follow a different fee schedule and also a different refund schedule.
Should a student choose not to attend a nurse aide class, it is the student’s responsibility to officially drop the class at least one day prior to the class start date in order not to be responsible for the tuition and associated fees. Students who never attend a class and did not drop the class at least one day prior to the start date are responsible for payment for the class. After a class begins, a student may officially withdraw as long as it is before the final exam. If a student withdraws, the student would receive a final grade of a “W”. The student is still responsible for full payment for the class. If a student does not officially withdraw or drop a class, the student will receive a failing grade of an “E” on their transcript.
For more information, view the Withdraw Policy.
Michelle Lewis - Nurse Aide Coordinator
164 Opportunity Way
Lexington, KY 40511
Completed the course and need to test for State Registered Nursing Assistant License? See our Nurse Aide Testing page.
To schedule testing, call: (859) 246-6723.