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Essential Information Required For Registration

If you are interested in taking your Nurse Aide Training at Stepping Stones, Please follow the steps below to register.

Steps To Follow:

  1. Review prerequisites to assure enrollment qualifications are met.
  2. Choose a class date from the class schedule.
  3. Complete and submit our program application.
  4. Pay the associated fees & tuition.
  5. Set up an appointment to finish the enrollment paperwork. 

Pre-Requisites for Enrollment

  • Need a minimum 8th-grade reading level.
  • Pass a reading test with a 75% grade.
  • Complete and sign a student application.
  • Require a record of good legal standing as per the Michigan Public Act 27-29 2006.
  • Must offer a current Criminal Background History (CBH) that is within 30 days of the start date of the selected class.
  • Able to communicate effectively with peers, facility staff, instructors, residents, and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Should have a positive attitude and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Physically capable of standing and walking up to 4-8 hours per shift.
  • Must be able to kneel, bend, and squat.
  • Must be able to safely push, pull, lift or move 50+ pounds in accordance with the resident care plan.
  • Should be 17 years of age to attend class and 18 years old to take the state CENA exam.
  • If pregnant, need to offer a doctor release with no restrictions. The pregnancy must be less than 24 weeks gestation.

Registration and Enrollment Steps

  • Read " Prerequisites for enrollment" to check that you fulfill the program criteria.
  • Choose a class from our Muskegon schedule.
  • To register for class, either complete the Nursing Aide application at the bottom of this page, or print and complete the form, then send it to our Muskegon location via mail, email, or fax.
  • Make your payment and book an appointment with an enrollment coordinator.
  • An enrollment coordinator will reach out to you to answer any questions and assist you in finishing the enrollment paperwork.
  • Enrollment documents are to be completed only in person and take around an hour to complete.
  • Please call before your visit to avoid long wait times.
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Pre-requisites to Attend Class

  • Full registration and tuition fee must be paid.
  • Attend your appointment with our enrollment coordinator.
  • Complete all enrollment paperwork.
  • Turn in negative TB test results. (must be less than 1 year old).
  • Require CBH less than 30 days old.

Student Program Application