Nurse Aide Programs in Houston

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Nurse Aide: A Career in Caring

Do you have big goals of a career in healthcare but can’t find the time to commit to a lengthy program? Don’t let your busy schedule get in the way of your future! The Nurse Aide Program at Texas Health School is a quick, four-week program that will prepare you for a gratifying career of providing compassion and care.

As a Nurse Aide, you’ll play an important role in the health and well-being of those under your care. You will be responsible for assisting them with daily activities, keeping track of their health, and offering emotional support to both the patient and their loved ones.

With the aging population on the rise, there is a growing need for skilled nurse aides. This presents an excellent opportunity for a job that offers security and stability in an ever-changing job market. Graduates may find entry-level employment as a nurse aide with hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, state schools, and institutions.


Nurse Aide Curriculum

At Texas Health School, our Nurse Aide Program offers hands-on training that will equip you with the necessary skills for a successful healthcare career. Our experienced healthcare instructors emphasize the importance of dedication, communication, and compassion in providing high-quality patient care.

By enrolling in our Houston nurse aid program, you will learn how to:

  • Assist patients with daily activities, such as bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  • Assist patients with toileting, oral care, and perineal care.
  • Assist patients with hands, feet, and nail care.
  • Observe and document vital signs.
  • Assist patients with mobility and walking.
  • Help patients perform range-of-motion exercises.
  • Exhibit responsible and ethical behavior as a health care professional.
  • Communicate with patients who have hearing or speech difficulties.
  • Assist patients who have memory loss, confusion, or trouble understanding.
  • Reassure and comfort residents and their families in times of need.
  • Educate family members and residents on treatments and preventive care.
  • Provide orientations to new residents and mentor them on the operations of your facility.

Program Hours and Schedules

Program Length

Day Evening Weekend
4 weeks 6.25 weeks 12 weeks

Program Schedules

Day Evening Weekend
Monday through Friday Monday through Thursday Saturdays
8:00am – 1:10pm 5:45pm – 9:55pm 8:00am – 5:30pm

Program Hours

Lecture Lab Externship Total
30 30 40 100
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Admission Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam Score of 11
  • The ability to read and write in English.

Nurse Aide Certifications Exam

Students who successfully complete all the minimum and specific requirements as required by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Nurse Aide Registry will receive a certificate for Nurse Aide. They will be eligible to register for the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation, which is administered by the state to obtain certification as a nurse aide.

For more information on the certification examination, visit or call 1-512-438-2050. You can also email us at


Texas Health School is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), which is a nationally accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education. For more information about COE, please visit their website at

Texas Health School is approved and regulated by:

  • Texas Board of Nursing, Vocational Nursing Program
  • Texas Health and Human Services, Nurse Aide Training Program
  • Texas Health and Human Services, Medication Aide Training Program
  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Massage Therapy Program
  • Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, Texas (to grant degrees)
  • Texas Veterans Commission, Veterans Education

Texas Health School is recognized by:

  • The United States Department of Education (DOE) for participation in Federal Title IV Student Financial Assistance Programs (Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Student and Parent Loans)
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [select programs only] for providing educational training services.
  • Title 38, United States Code for approved programs by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Approved for training of veterans and other eligible persons. (including VA vocational rehabilitation programs.)
  • Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services (TWS-VRS)

A copy of the school’s accreditation, licensure, and approvals are on file and available for review upon written request to the School Director.

Additional Information

Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling career as a Nurse Aide? Let Texas Health School help you prepare for your future! Our Nurse Aide Program offers a comprehensive education that will teach you how to be an effective and compassionate health care provider. To learn more about our program and upcoming start dates, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 713-932-9333, or reach out to us online.

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