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Certified Nurse Aide Training

A certified nurse aide career leads to many opportunities.

Certified Nurse Aide Classes in New Jersey

4-5 Week Course

This course is 90-hours. It's approx. 4-weeks. Class time is split between 50-hours in class and 40-hours clinical.

Employment Available

Employment opportunities are available after completion of the course.


This course must be completed in-person

Issuing Authority

NJ Department of Health

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Course Description and Details

Did you know that you can take a Certified Nurse Aide course virtually free? In the state of New Jersey, laws require employers to offer working Certified Nursing Assistants tuition reimbursement. This means that, whatever you pay upfront, you'll get back within a year.


Certified Nurse Assistants are one of the highest-demand positions needed in the medical field. You should know that the long-term care facilities that employ a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) are regulated by the Division of Consumer Affairs, and the Department of Health.


Certified Nursing Assistants can go by many names such as Certified Nurse Aide, Nursing Attendants, or CNAs. "CNA" means a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) who is employed by a long-term care facility and who, under supervision of a registered professional nurse, follows a delegated nursing regimen or performs tasks that are delegated.


A Certified Nursing Assistant responsibilities are, but are not limited to, assisting more than one patient, gathering medical supplies, bathing patients, grooming patients, feeding patients, documenting, answering patient calls, and checking vital signs.




For the state of New Jersey, it is required for all Certified Nurse Assistants to complete 90 hours in-person training program. Our Certified Nurse Assistant training will consist of in-person training 50 hours of theory and skills and 40 hours of actual clinical studies in a Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF).


To work as a Certified Nurse Assistant in New Jersey, you must meet the following:

  • Successfully complete a Certified Nurse Assistant training course that is approved by the Department of Health in New Jersey.

  • Complete a competency evaluation by an NJ licensed Department of Health.

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Employed by a Long-Term Care Facility.

  • Must be supervised by a professional registered nurse.

  • Payment plans are flexible and available.


Course Duration:


Duration of the training program 4-to-5-week Morning and Evening sessions available.


Employment Statistics: 


According to the state of New Jersey Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for a Certified Nurse Assistant can range from $31,000 - $50,000.

Complete Guide: 

If you are searching for a complete guide on certified nurse aides please check out our course guide section.

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