Castor Health Institute

Frequently Asked Questions

All classes are conducted at the Castor Health Institute, situated at 6 East 23rd Street, Sterling, IL 61081.

Simply call to schedule an appointment. The enrollment procedure typically lasts around 25 minutes. Be sure to have your ID and Social Security card with you.

We provide a range of class times and days to accommodate different schedules. You can choose from both daytime and evening classes. Contact Castor today to inquire about the upcoming class schedules.

We offer a range of courses, including:
1. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
2. Phlebotomy
3. CNA Recertification
4. CPR

You can enroll in any of these courses based on your educational and career goals.

Absolutely, for the CNA and Phlebotomy courses, there are specific supplies you'll need. Don't worry; we'll provide you with a list of these required supplies during the enrollment process. Additionally, we have a student discount available at our Durable Medical Equipment (DME) store, where you can conveniently purchase all the necessary supplies for your courses.

No, a laptop is not required for the class. Your tuition cost includes the class and your textbook, which will be provided. All you'll need during the class are your textbook, a pen, and some paper if you prefer to take notes.

Yes, we do offer financial assistance options. At Castor, we understand that paying tuition all at once can be challenging. We provide a payment plan to help ease the financial burden. Additionally, we can connect you with local organizations that offer financial assistance if you meet their criteria. If you require financial assistance, please don't hesitate to call us today, and we will assist you in exploring your options.

Tuition fees vary based on the specific class you select. For the exact cost of the class you wish to enroll in, please reach out to Castor today for more details.

Typically, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes span about 8 to 10 weeks, with variations depending on scheduled class times and days. Phlebotomy classes usually last around 8 to 9 weeks. For precise information on upcoming class schedules, please call us today.

Yes, there are a few requirements. You'll need to complete the enrollment paperwork, undergo a background check as mandated by IDPH, and have a TB test. If you have any inquiries regarding these prerequisites, please don't hesitate to contact Castor today, and we'll gladly guide you through the process.