Starting or Maintaining a Nurse Aide Training Program

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All nurse aide training programs must be approved by DQA prior to providing instruction.

New Nurse Aide Training Program Requirements

The nurse aide training program application materials are being updated to reflect the new minimum hour requirements and information will be posted on this webpage when available.

If you are interested in training as a nurse aide, please refer to Becoming a Nurse Aide in Wisconsin.

Refer to the scenario below that applies to you. Email any required materials to DQA Nurse Aide Training and TestingContact us if you have questions.


I am interested in applying to offer a nurse aide training program 

I need to make a change to my currently approved training program

If you are making changes to your program designee, primary instructor, program trainer, curriculum, classroom location, or clinical site, complete the Substantial Change Application, F-62224 (PDF).

If you are only changing your program hours, complete the Nurse Aide Training Program - Request for Change in Hours.

I have a student who needs to extend their training beyond the scheduled course completion date

Complete the Student Waiver Request, F-00385 (PDF)

I have a student who needs an ADA accommodation

Complete the Request for ADA Accommodation (PDF.)

Last Revised: March 24, 2021