Prerequisites

WHAT DO I NEED TO BE ADMITTED TO THE PHILADELPHIA ACADEMY FOR NURSE AIDE TRAINING

Admission Prerequisites

  • Be at least seventeen (17) years of age
  • Have either High School Diploma or GED
  • Demonstrate reading skill at a 5th grade level
  • Provide a Physical Exam/Health Form completed by a physician that states applicant is:
    • in good general health,
    • free from infectious or communicable disease including TB as demonstrated by a two step PPD or Chest X-Ray* within past year
    • can lift 40 pounds of weight.
  • Provide a Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check free from any felonies or other prohibitive offenses. * Click here for a list of prohibited offences or
  • Continue to the application

*Philadelphia Academy for Nurse Aide Training, Inc can administer PPD’s and apply for Background checks for additional fees.