Oregon Nursing Assistant Training Program

Are you Passionate, Caring and interested in working in the nursing field? Are you driven to provide excellent Customer Service? We are looking for eager individuals that want to provide superb care to our Long-Term Care Residents!

We at Avalon Health Care are now offering a state approved Nursing Assistant Training Program. Successful completion of this course will enable you to take the state exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. We offer day classes and at some locations evening classes.

Program Information

This nursing assistant course is a 172-hour course. It meets the Oregon State Board of Nursing hours for nursing assistant training requirements. The standard 1:10 ratio course has 88 classroom hours, 84 clinical. This course includes instruction in basic nursing skills, basic restorative services, psychosocial needs, personal care, and resident rights.


  • • Must be 18 years old by the training graduation date
  • • Pass a Criminal Background Check
  • • Must be able to read and understand simple and verbal instructions in English
  • • Must be eligible to work in the US
  • • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, OR provide information about a qualified exemption based on religious belief or disability.*
  • Must hold an American Heart Association – BLS (Basic Life Support) certification. If you do not currently hold one, please review the following options below to obtain it:
    • $60 – Andy Hatfield, you can reach him at (541) 784-6820. You are welcome to call or text to get it set up!
    • If accepted into our class and hired at one of our locations, you will be reimbursed for the cost once you are officially on our payroll. We will require a receipt to provide the reimbursement.
* Oregon State mandates require Avalon Healthcare employees to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 OR comply by providing information about a qualifying exemption based on religious belief or disability to work in a health care facility.  Upon acceptance into the Nurse Assistant training course, you will be required to provide evidence of vaccine records and or submit an exemption request along with your attestation for qualifying reason in order to complete clinical rotations in the facility.  Avalon Healthcare follows the recommendations of the CDC in regards to COVID-19 employee testing and safety procedures.


For a limited time, Avalon Health Care-Oregon is offering this course with FREE tuition to accepted applicants.

This free class includes:

  • • Classroom instruction
  • • Clinical instruction
  • • Textbook, workbook
  • • Name badge
  • • CPR certification

Student is responsible to purchase:

  • • Scrubs
  • • Closed toed shoes

Student is responsible for Oregon State Board of Nursing Exam Fees:

Once the course is successfully completed, the student is eligible to take the state certification exam. Oregon State Board of Nursing charges each candidate a fee of $106.00 for the exam, plus $70.50 for the fingerprint processing. The student is responsible for the cost of the state exam fee and fingerprinting  fee. The student will be reimbursed once they are certified and working for an Avalon facility.

At this time, we currently do not have any classes in Oregon.