Diversity Career College offers the following programs: Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, I.V. Therapy/Blood Withdrawal, EKG Technician, CPR/BLS, NCLEX Review.  Each program has specific requirements to follow.

Requirements for Nursing Assistant Program:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Pass the entrance examination administered by the school with at least a 70% grade.  Testing fee – $10.00
  • Valid government issued I.D. and Social Security Card
  • Minimum age requirement at 17 years of age with parents’ consent
  • Completed Application for Admission/Enrollment Agreement and payment of Registration fee
  • Completed Live scan form
  • Must not have been convicted in any court of law of any major crime
  • Computer literacy; Basic knowledge of computer and internet skills
  • Undergone school orientation
  • Proof of immunizations.
  • Students must submit a physical examination performed by either a physician or nurse practitioner that indicates the student does not have a health condition that creates hazard to self or others; and a tuberculosis clearance that is no more than sixty (60) days prior to admission.  A PPD (purified protein derivative) intradermal skin test is required, unless medically contraindicated.  A positive PPD is 10 millimeters or more of induration (swelling).  Redness alone at the skin test site is not considered a positive reaction.  A chest x-ray is required for students with positive PPD, unless medically contraindicated.  Students with positive PPD results and negative chest x-ray will be referred to their physician for clearance.  The cost for the physical examination and tuberculosis clearance is the student’s responsibility.

Requirements for Home Health Aide Program:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate
  • Minimum age requirement at 17 years of age with parent’s consent
  • Must not have been convicted in any court of law of any major crime
  • Valid government issued I.D. and Social Security Card
  • Certified in BLS (Basic Life Support) by the American Heart Association
  • Completed Enrollment Agreement and payment of Registration fee
  • Meet the required health requirement such as history and a physical examination performed by a physician or nurse practitioner and a negative PPD skin test or negative chest x-ray (if PD test result is positive) indicating no active tuberculosis
  • Undergone school orientation

Requirements for IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal Program:

Prior registration, applicants must meet the following admission criteria:

  • Provide valid government issued photo identification
  • Provide proof of one of the following:
    1. A current and valid California LVN License
    2. Senior standing in a CA VN Program with successful completion of Module IV
    3. A graduate of a California Vocational Nurse program
    4. Interim Permit status for California LVN licensure
    5. Licensed RN (CA state)
    6. Licensed Physician (CA state)

Requirements for EKG Technician Program:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experienced Medical Assistants with a desire to advance their skills and Certifications
  • Phlebotomists and EMT’s interested in pursuing a career as an ER Technician
  • Individuals interested in careers as EKG Technicians
  • Individuals interested in healthcare careers

Requirements for CPR/BLS:

There are many options available for completing CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Diversity Career College has easy certification for everyone.

Busy professionals, laypersons, healthcare providers and others are choosing Diversity Career College CPR/First Aid/AED certification training class as a more affordable and convenient option for achieving certification.

Requirements for NCLEX Review Class:

Depending on your level of education, you can either take the NCLEX-PN (practical nurse) or the NCLEX-RN (registered nurse) examination. Those who obtain a diploma in licensed practical nursing or licensed vocational nursing can take the NCLEX-PN exam. While those who have completed an associate degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) can take the NCLEX-RN exam.