CNA Enrollment Agreement

Terms and conditions of enrollment in Nurse Aide Certification Program
  • 3. Title of program and Acceptance of Terms:

    I hereby contract with Philadelphia Academy For Nurse Aide Training, Inc. (the “School”) to enroll in its Nurse Aide Program (“Program”). understand and accept all provisions of this Enrollment Agreement and intend to be bound by them. I will attend the Program session as indicated below.
  • 4. Time, Place and Location of Instruction:

    The Program consists of thirteen (13) seven-hour sessions, one (1) four-hour session, held Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and five (5) eight-hour session held (7:00 am – 3:30 pm on clinical days). The program is four (4) weeks in length, which is equivalent to 135 clock hours. With a One (I) session for CPR of 7.5 0.0 hours. All coursework and laboratory training will take place at the School’s main facility located at 5070 Parkside Ave. Suite 1422 Philadelphia Pa 19131. Students clinical rotation will be conducted at a nursing home facility in the Philadelphia area as designated in the School Student Catalog. The Program is taught by licensed RNs and LPNs who are approved to teach in such programs by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. All coursework, laboratory training and clinical days will take place during the times stated for each Program session as listed in the School Student Catalog.
  • 5. Completion of Program:

    Upon successful completion from Philadelphia Academy For Nurse Aide Training Inc., students will receive a Diploma, and certificate in CPR and First Aid. Graduates of Philadelphia Academy for Nurse Aide Training Inc. are also eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania Competency Evaluation Exam. Graduates who successfully pass both the skills examination and written examination of the Pennsylvania Competency Evaluation Exam will be listed on the Pennsylvania Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry. The cost to take this exam is $135.00. Pennsylvania Competency Evaluation Exam will be conducted in the Philadelphia area at location’s licensed by the American Red Cross. The Pennsylvania Competency Evaluation Exam is not part of the School’s regular curriculum. Successful graduation from Philadelphia Academy for Nurse Aide Training Inc. provides the student with the necessary assistance and form to register to sit for the Examination.
  • 6. Required Tuition and Fees:

  • Registration Fee $ 200.00 (Refundable up to TWO weeks prior to start or if registered within two weeks of start of program, three business days after payment, )
  • Books $ 95.00
  • Materials/Equipment Fee $ 280.00
  • Lab Fee & Certifications $ 300.00
  • Tuition $ 600.00
  • Total $ 1,450.00
  • Other/Optional Fees and Costs:**

    Temporary State Mandated Fee

  • Mandated Pre-Clinical Mandatory Covid-19 test $25.00

  • Fee to secure criminal background check $30.00
  • Fee for 2 stage PPD $35.00

    (This is an additional fee charge only if an applicant requests that the School process the paperwork necessary to obtain the criminal background check.)

  • Scrub Sets : $40-$48 (size dependent)
  • Fee for one-on-one reading and/or math tutoring Services $ 20.00 per hour
  • **** No Fee for make-up work…………………………………………………………………….$0.00

    *** Optional fees will be charged only if the student requests that the School perform the listed services. Optional Cost(s):****

  • Pennsylvania Competency Evaluation Exam---------------------------------------$ 135.00

    **** The Pennsylvania Competency Evaluation Exam is not required by the School, but graduates from Philadelphia Academy for Nurse Aide Training Inc. must successfully pass both the skills examination and the written examination to be listed on the Pennsylvania Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry.

  • 6a. Terms/Method of Payment:

    Terms/Method of Payment: Students may pay for their tuition and other related fees by cash, money order, and credit/debit cards. All checks and money orders must be made payable to “Philadelphia Academy for Nurse Aide Training Inc.”.

    Payment Due Dates: The Registration Fee is due at the time the Enrollment Contract is signed and submitted by the student. Fifty-percent of tuition fees for materials, books and equipment and lab will be due on the first day of classes. All books, equipment, and materials will be provided by the School at that time.

    An additional twenty-five percent of tuition and fees for materials, books and equipment and lab will be due by the end of the second week of classes. The final twenty-five percent of the tuition and fee for materials, books, equipment and lab will be due the first day of the last week of classes.

    **** Any or all payment arrangements MUST be approved by School Director prior to the start of class.

  • 7. Start Date and Class Size and Teacher to Student Ratio:

    Expected Start date is as described in Paragraph 2 above and typically runs four weeks (six for evening sessions). Each class session shall have minimum and maximum class sizes. In order for a session to be offered, there must be a minimum of eight (8) students enrolled. Each session will have a maximum of fifteen (15) students. The student to teacher ratio for each session will be one instructor for every eight to fifteen students.

    Students enrolled in a session that is cancelled due to low enrollment will be given the option to either enroll in the next available session or receive a full refund of all fees (including the Enrollment Fee but not the Criminal Background Check,, PPD or Scrub fees) paid to the School.

  • 8. Cancellation, Withdrawal and Termination:

    Applicant’s Registration Fee is fully refundable if the applicant requests cancellations of his or her Enrollment Agreement within five (5) calendar days after signing the Agreement if no classes have been attended. After six (6) days and prior to the applicant beginning class, the application/registration fee will be retained by the School.

    Students withdrawing after the sixth (6) calendar day following the date of enrollment but prior to the beginning of classes shall receive a one-hundred percent (100%) refund of all tuition and fees paid up to the date of withdrawal, with the exception of the Registration Fee and the fee to secure the criminal background check, PPD or Scrubs.

  • 9. Refund:

    Students completing up to and including ten percent (10%) of the total clock hours of the Program (13.5 clock hours) will receive a ninety percent (90%) refund of the total cost of the program (tuition and any educational service**). This refund will be calculated based on the total amount of tuition/educational services paid to the School for the Program up to the point of withdrawal.

    Students withdrawing from or discontinuing the Program after the first ten (10%) of the Program (13.5 clock hours) but within the first twenty-five (25%) of the Program (33.75 clock hours) will receive fifty-five percent (55%) refund of the total cost of the program (tuition and any educational services**). This refund will be calculated based on the total amount of tuition/educational services paid to the School for the Program up to the point of withdrawal.

    Students withdrawing from or discontinuing the Program after the first twenty-five percent(25%) of the Program (33.75 clock hours) but within fifty percent (50%) of the Program (67.5 clock hours) will receive a thirty percent (30%) refund of the total cost of the program (tuition and any educational services**). This refund will be calculated based on the total amount of tuition/educational services paid to the School for the Program up to the point of withdrawal.

    Students withdrawing from or discontinuing the Program after the first fifty percent (50%) of the Program (67.5 clock hours) will not receive a refund of any kind.

    Withdrawal or discontinuing the Program may be made in person or over the telephone, but MUST be confirmed in writing within three (3) days of such verbal request. The amount of refund will be in accordance with the above percentage and will be based upon the students last day of attendance. All refunds will be calculated based on the weeks attended divided by the total number of weeks in the Program rounded to the nearest ten percent (10%). The above stated refund policies will also apply to students who are terminated from the Program including sponsoring agencies.

    Refund checks will be mailed to the payer of the tuition within thirty (30) days of the last day of recorded attendance by the students or within thirty (30) days of written notice of termination from the Program session by the School.

  • 10. Grievance/Complaint Procedure:

    Questions or concerns regarding the School’s satisfaction of the terms of the Enrollment Agreement may be directed to the School Director at (215)-495-3473, EXT 4. Or [email protected]
  • 11. The Philadelphia Academy For Nurse Aide Training

    Inc. offers job placement assistance; it cannot guarantee employment following graduation from the Program.
  • Applicant Acknowledgement:

    I have read and understand all of the provisions of this Enrollment Agreement and accept all such provisions and have been given access to an electronic copy of the Enrollment Agreement for my records. I have also received access to an electronic version of and read the School Catalog (available on the STUDENT DASHBOARD once logged in) and understand and accept all of the terms of that Catalog.

    I acknowledge that this agreement supersedes, and renders void all verbal promises or statements contrary to the terms of the Enrollment Agreement, or the School Catalog made by any employee or representative of the School.

    By signing this Enrollment Agreement, I acknowledge that my responses on the Enrollment Application are true and correct. I understand that the promotional material, School Catalog and any other information received by me from the School are not to be distributed or reproduced and are for my personal use only.

    I confirm that I am not acquiring information regarding any process or procedure of the School for a competitor nor am I representing an entity or individual other than myself. I understand that I will be held responsible for all cost involved in the replacement or repair of any the School’s equipment or facilities if and when such damage is the result of my abuse or negligent treatment of such items or facilities.

    Intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties have signed this Enrollment Agreement on the dates below written.

    A fully executed copy of this Enrollment Agreement will be delivered to the applicant upon acceptance and signature by Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Training.

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  • A minor applicant must have the endorsement of a parent or legal guardian. The above-named student is a minor and I hereby endorse his/her application.
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