Restorative Assistant

Grow your healthcare career with this advanced Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class that will educate you with the knowledge and skills for positions within therapeutic care environments.

This Restorative Assistant program includes, but is not limited to, learning how to assist nursing staff and physical, occupational, and speech therapists in rehabilitating patients with neurological, musculoskeletal, and orthopedic conditions. You will complete the course by taking the National Certification for Restorative Aide exam.

Your learning experience will include 60 hours of classroom/lab training and 24 hours of clinical time.

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Online - View Available Classes
Phone - 208.562.3000
In Person - One Stop Student Services


Workforce Development at College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term, credit free classes with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.

What You Will Learn to Do

  • Assist Physical, Occupational Speech Therapists and Nursing staff in rehabilitating patients with neurological, musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions

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Requirements and Costs

Degrees and Certificates

Certificate of Completion


Delivery Formats:


Navigating your way through college can be confusing, especially if you try to go it alone. CWI One Stop Student Services offers advising assistance, to help in deciding which courses you need to take to complete your educational goals. Visit Advising for more information or contact One Stop Student Services to schedule an appointment.


Course Fee - $495
* Restorative Aid exam fee included

Additional Required Items to Purchase

  • Books:  Restorative Care: Fundamentals for the Certified Nursing Assistant, 1st Edition by Barbara Acello, RN, MS (ISBN-13:9780827381414) - $97

Class costs and fees are subject to change without notice.


There are an assortment of scholarship opportunities available if you qualify to help cover some or all of the costs associated with classes offered through CWI Workforce Development. Call us at 208.562.2700 for more information.

Payment Options

CWI Workforce Development offers you multiple payment options to cover the cost of your program. For more information, visit Payment Options

Career Info


Canyon County Center

2407 Caldwell Blvd., Nampa, ID 83651