CNA Training In Alabama

Do you wish to become a Certified Nurse in Alabama?

Training centers

CNA Training in AlabamaCNA training is provided for a CNA position, which is basic or entry level health care job. It offers a stepping stone to become a registered nurse later on. If you wish to take up the career of a nurse aide or a nursing assistant in the State of Alabama, you must first take up CNA training in Alabama. Such training is offered in various nursing institutions and colleges that offer vocation and technical courses, as well as community colleges of Alabama. Several nursing facilities also offer CNA training classes, if the student guarantees that he will work for the facility for a specific period of time after he has finished his certification exam. You can easily find such institutions by looking for job postings that offer a course in CNA training in Alabama in the newspapers.


The training programs are of 12 week duration and in some colleges even less. It is also not necessary that the applicant must hold a high school diploma or a GED. Even students who are still doing their high school can take on the CNA training in Alabama, so that they are ready for a job as a nursing assistant as soon as they graduate from high school.  It is important that the nursing assistant must pass a written test and a skills exam before he is given certification to work as a CNA.

Precaution while selecting the program

It is important that the applicant makes sure to take up a CNA training in Alabama that gets the approval of the Alabama Health Department. It is quite easy to make such verification, as the applicant has to only ask for information regarding approved programs and see whether the approved programs meet the nursing assistant requirements of the OBRA. The OBRA is the Omnibus Reconciliation Act. According to this act any training given for a nursing assistant must include 75 hours in which the training syllabus must be covered.

Featured CNA Training Classes:

Reid State Technical College, Health Careers and Human Services Division
P.O. Box 588 Evergreen, Alabama 36401

Live Oak Village, LLC – Foley
2300 North Cedar Street, Foley, AL 36535

Westminster Village Nurse Aide Training Class – Spanish Fort
500 Spanish Fort Blvd., Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527

Magnolia House Nursing Aide Training – Oneonta
100 Forth Ave. West, Oneonta, AL 35121

The Olive Home Inc. CNA Classes – Oneonta
1100 2nd Avenue East, Oneonta, Alabama 35121

Northwest-Shoals Community College Nursing Assistant Training Course – Muscle Shoals
800 George Wallace Blvd., Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

Lawson State Community, College Nurse Aide Program
3060 Wilson Road SW
irmingham, Alabama 35221

Catherine Place Assisted Living Facility CNA Classes – Daphne
27440 County Road 13, Daphne, Alabama 36526


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