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Certified Nurse Assistant

Non-discrimination Clause

The Beck School of Practical Nursing and Career Center of Southern Illinois provides equal employment opportunities for all persons and equal educational opportunities for all students, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender expression, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, military status, physical or mental handicap or disability, or other characteristic protected by law, in any of its activities or operations.  These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of students, volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, students, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. 

ENROLLMENT - See Admission requirements in
Applicants must be 18 years of age and have completed schooling through 8th grade. Must be willing to submit to a criminal background check. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a high school diploma or GED. 
October 2021-   Class  Cancelled

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  • After completing the application you must stop by the main office. You will need to bring the following items:
    • $100 Book Deposit
    • Drivers License

ADULT CNA Class Information

The next Beck Certified Nurse Aide class is to start on . Classes are held Monday - Wednesday on campus.    

 BUDGET SUMMARY:   Subject to change based on IDPH requirements.




Not supplied by CCSI

Uniforms (Solid Grey):--------------$50.00

Shoes (Solid color, close toe & heal):--$55.00

Watch (with a second hand):---------$30.00



State Exam Fee:-----$75.00

State of Illinois CNA Requirements

The Beck CNA program is open to all students who meet admission requirements and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the Certified Nurses Assistant Exam to obtain CNA Licensure in the State of Illinois.  The decision to write the exam rests solely with the Illinois Department of Public Health.  Successful completion of the program does not guarantee eligibility to sit for the CNA exam.

  We will register and confirm your eligibility to take the Nurse Aide Competency Exam. The student is required to schedule and pay for the examination.

CNA Exam Payment and Registration Instructions

Online Examination Instructions

EPIC Program Information links

This program is designed to provide individuals who are receiving SNAP benefits with training assistance. 

For questions regarding the EPIC pilot, FCRCs may contact the EPIC Project Manager:

Deidre Wesley

  Policy specific questions should  be sent to:

ST. CLAIR COUNTY         277-6790

RANDOLPH COUNTY      826-4709

CLINTON COUNTY          594-4520

MONROE COUNTY           939-3332

WASHINGTON CO.           327-4191

   Illinois Worknet Info