Northern California Healthcare Institute


  1. Be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age.
  2. High School Diploma or GED Equivalency or Proof of Passing (Abilities to Benefit Test) with a score of at least 97
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in speaking, writing and understanding English (6th Grade English Language Proficiency Standard)
  4. Live Scan Fingerprint/ Criminal Background Clearance
  5. Proof of Immunization or Vaccination:
      • Tetanus (within past 19 years)
      • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
      • TB (Tuberculosis) Test within 6 months
      • Varicella 
      • Covid-19 + Negative Test Result
      • Flu Vaccination

6.  Watch with Second Hand

7. Non-Refundable Registration Fee $250.00

8. Tuition Fee of  $1,750.00

Grade Requirements for Passing the Training Program:

To successfully pass the training program, participants must maintain a minimum grade of 70% or higher in all coursework and assessments. This ensures comprehensive understanding and proficiency in the subject matter as mandated by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Training Program Fees:

The training program fees are structured to cover instructional materials, administrative costs, and facility usage. Fees are subject to change but currently stand at Registration Fee $250, Tuition Fee $1,750.  Please note that additional expenses may apply for textbooks, uniforms, and certification exams.

Brief Descriptions of Required Coursework:

The curriculum encompasses a range of essential topics vital for competent practice in the field. Participants will engage in coursework covering infection control, specimen collection techniques, laboratory safety protocols, and ethical considerations in healthcare. Hands-on training and theoretical modules are integrated to ensure a well-rounded educational experience.

Course Deadlines:

Participants are expected to adhere to specified deadlines for assignments, exams, and clinical rotations as outlined in the program syllabus. Failure to meet deadlines may impact progress through the program and could result in the need for remediation or program extension.

Training Program Lengths:

The training program duration varies depending on the specific course format and schedule. Typically, participants can expect completion within 23 days or 6 weeks. The program is designed to accommodate both full-time and part-time students, offering flexibility to suit individual needs.

Cities in Which the Training Program’s Clinical Sites are Located:

Clinical rotations are conducted in accredited healthcare facilities situated across various cities within Northern California. Participants may have the opportunity to gain practical experience in clinical settings located in the following facilities: 

Baywood Court Health Center – Castro Valley, CA
Atherton Park Post Acute – Menlo Park, CA
Grant Cuesta Sub-Acute – Mountain View, CA

Assignments to specific sites are based on availability and program requirements.


Minimum System Requirement For Online NATP
  • 200MB hard drive or higher
  • 512MB RAM or higher memory
  • 1.0 GHz Intel or AMD processor
  • Windows 10 or 11 or MAC OS 10.10 or later
  • Microsoft Edge, Firefox 48 or later
  • Safari 11 or later
  • Anti-virus program (updated regularly)
  • Computer microphone and speakers
  • Web Camera
  • High-speed  home Wi-Fi connection
  • Notebooks, pens or an iPad for taking notes during lecture.
  •  Note-taking using laptops are highly discouraged.

Initial Application Form

Tuition Fee: $1,750.00
Registration Fee: $250.00 (Non-Refundable)

*Payment Plan includes Registration Fee, 50% of tuition, and 3.5% Convenience Fee.  Total of $1155.65

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