Redeemer Health in Partnership with Bucks County Community College

Nurse Aide Training

  • Convenient Philadelphia and Suburban Training Sites

  • Program Choices that Align with Your Educational and Professional Background

  • Excellent Preparation to Take the PA Nurse Aide Competency Exam

Select Your Program

Summer 2024 Accelerated Program for the Health Career College Student
July 8-August 1, Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM
Class size is limited to 10 seats and fills quickly. Register today!

This one-month intensive course is designed for health sciences college students seeking to gain patient contact hours. The practical experience gained enables students to develop and refine the skills necessary for exceptional patient care and also prepares them for rewarding work that can serve as a source of income during their college studies.

Class/Lab: July 8-19, The Lafayette, 8580 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111
Clinical: July 23-August 1, St. Joseph Manor, 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, PA 19046

Fall 2024 Program
Sept. 19 – Dec. 13 | Every Thursday and Friday

This comprehensive three-month program is designed for those new to health care or who are considering a career change. The program focuses on building essential knowledge and practical skills for a rewarding entry-level career in patient care. 

Class: Sept. 19-Nov. 7, 9 AM-2 PM, The Lafayette, 8580 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111
Clinical: Nov. 14-Dec. 13, 7 AM-3 PM, St. Joseph Manor, 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, PA 19046

Program Cost for Summer or Fall Program
The program cost is $1,450 per student. The amount is due in full at the time of registration. After program completion, certified nurse aides are eligible for reimbursement if employed in a long-term care facility, including Redeemer Health's Lafayette or St. Joseph Manor!

How to Register and Enroll

Complete all the required documentation included in the handbook. Once ALL of the required documents have been completed, please email

Once ALL of the required documents have been completed, please email  

All registration procedures and enrollments will be conducted electronically (via email). Please scan ALL the following documents (JPEG or PDF format). Each document must be under one (1) year old. 

DO NOT not submit forms randomly:

  • 2 forms of signature bearing IDs (One must be a PA Driver’s License or PA state ID)
  • Verification of PA Residency
  • Attestation of Compliance with Act 14
  • PA Criminal Background (CHRI) – Certificate form 
  • *FBI clearance (*only for those who have not lived in PA for the last 2 years)
  • Physical form
  • TB Clearance: 2 step PPD/QuantiFERON/T-SPOT or CXR (only if done in place of PPD and is under 3 years)
  • *Drug Screen Receipt
  • Sign Policy Form (Must be signed by parent/guardian if applicant is 18 years old)
  • Flu Vaccine (Only for clinical rotations commencing October to March) 
  • Proof of COVID Vaccine (Booster highly recommended).

*Drug screen results are sent directly and confidentially to Bucks 

NOTE: The original forms (including copies of IDs) will be submitted to the Program Coordinator on the first day of class. All forms must be completed in blue/black ink.

Once your forms have been reviewed and meet enrollment requirements, an enrollment form will be issued. The cost of the program is $1450.00 and is due in full at the time of registration. Please have a credit card ready. There are no payment plans for this program nor is the program eligible for financial aid.

Redeemer Health employees - reach out to Human Resources for processing.

An email confirming your placement in the class will be issued once required forms, payment and a negative drug screen have been received.

If you have questions, require further information or are unable to download the Policy Handbook/Admissions packet, please email

Remember, all registration documents are to be scanned and sent to