Just Believe Educational Center, 141 Salem Ave, Carbondale, PA 18407

(570) 273-1200

Just Believe Educational Center

Become a PA state nurse aide! Join our nurse aide training school!


Learn what it takes to enter the exciting Healthcare field!

About Us

Professional Staff


Many of our Staff have years of experience as instructors and have worked in different areas of Healthcare system.  Students will receive a variety of perspectives from different areas of the Healthcare field.

First-Rate Curriculum


Our 120 hour program is divided between classroom instruction, labs and hands on clinical training.

Our Mission


To give our students the necessary tools and experience to succeed in the Healthcare system as a qualified professional Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide. 

Our Program

Course Details

 The Just Believe Educational Center's Nurse Aide Training Program is accredited by the Pennsylvania State Department of Education and is ideal for those individuals interested in a career in the healthcare field.  This 120 hour program will prepare students to participate in the National Nurse Assistant Assessment Program Examination.   

Under the direct instruction and supervision of JBEC Instructors, students will participate in 34 classroom hours, 31 practice laboratory hours and 55 clinical hours.  During classroom time, students will participate in lectures, written and oral assessments of their progress.  Laboratory hours will allow students to practice the skills that they have learned during classroom time and clinical experience will allow students to provide 1:1 hands on care to residents in long term care facilities.  During all phases of the training program, students are expected to maintain a professional appearance, as appropriate to a healthcare setting. 

Applicants to the Nursing Assistant Training Program are required to meet admission requirements.  These include: 

*  High School Diploma or GED

*  Photo Identification

*  Pennsylvania State Criminal History Check 

*  FBI Criminal History Check (for those applicants not having resided in Pennsylvania for the past two years)

*  Physical Examination with 2 Step Tuberculosis test (PPD) 

Just Believe Educational Center recommends the following timeline for pre-admission requirements to be met: 

*  Three weeks prior to the start of class, first PPD administered and checked within 48 - 72 hours.

*  Seven to 10 days following the administration of the first PPD, second PPD administered and checked within 48 - 72 hours.  Physical examination and form to be completed by a physician. 

Following the successful completion of all program requirements, students are eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Examination.  JBEC is also a Pearson Vue test site for JBEC Students.  Upon successful completion of both the written and skills portion of these examinations, students are placed on the Pennsylvania State Nurse Aide Registry.  

Financial Aid may be available through Pennsylvania CareerLink,  https://www.pacareerlink.pa.gov/jponline/  for those who qualify.

Please contact Nancy Zenker, Director for further information. 

Tentative Class dates


Classes are 23 Days in Length

This is not including weekends, holidays and snow days.

Class Hours

Day classes are from  8:30 AM - 2:30 PM 

Night classes are from  4:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Tentative Class Start dates

12/2/19, 12/23/19, 1/13/20, 2/10/20,

3/2/20, 3/23/20, 4/13/20, 4/27/20


Nursing Aide Flyer (pdf)


Contact Us

If you have questions about the opportunities available to you in our programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as  soon as possible.

Just Believe Educational Center

Just Believe Educational Center, 141 Salem Ave, Carbondale, PA 18407

(570) 273-1200

Administrators Hours

Open today

08:00 am – 04:00 pm

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm 

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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