To become a CNA in New Jersey, one needs to get CNA training from a State accredited CNA class. A certified nurse assistant is a position that is rapidly growing across the United States for the past few years. Despite being in a recession and having the highest unemployment rates in decades, economists still predict that CNA jobs will keep growing since there is a big demand for certified nurse assistants in New Jersey and all of USA.
A career in the health industry will promise you job security and of course the pride and joy of knowing you made a difference is someone’s life.
Basic Requirements to become a CNA in New Jersey
- High School diploma or GED
- 16 Years or older to enroll in most classes
- Clean Criminal Background
- 90 Hours of Class Training
CNAs are the third largest growing occupation in the United States so this is the perfect time to jump start your career and call one of the schools listed below.
Impetus Systems and Careers – North Brunswick
850 Route 1, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Phone: (732) 246-4555
LTC Career Training CNA Program – Neptune
444 Neptune Boulevard, Neptune, New Jersey 07753
Phone: (732) 988-1700
Brookdale Community College – Lincroft
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738
Phone: (732) 842-1900
Karing with Kindness Vocational School
245 Atlantic City Boulevard, Beachwood, NJ 08722
Phone: (732) 341-4500 or (732) 341-4321
Ace Healthcare Training Institute Inc.
8 South Morris Street, Dover, NJ 07801
Phone: (973) 366-7171
Ocean County Vocational Technical School
1299 Old Freehold Road, Toms River, New Jersey 08753
Phone: (732) 473-3159
Branford Institute Nurse Aide Training Program – Paterson
302 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: (908) 352-1004
Salem County Vocational Technical School – Woodstown
890 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ 08098
Phone: (856) 769-0101 x 346
Marie Allied Health and Technical Institute – Somerset
863 Hamilton Street, Somerset, New Jersey 08873
Phone: (732) 565-0898
Comtec Institute CNA Training Program – Somerset
24 Baier Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: (732) 873-9300
Universal Training Institute, Inc. – Perth Amboy
174 Jefferson Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Phone: (732) 826-0155
Param Institute of Education – Iselin
200 Middlesex Essex Tpk, Suite #105, Iselin, NJ 08830
Phone: (732) 404-1415
Contact the CNA programs above and see which one is a better fit for you. Also make sure that you enroll to State approved schools to make sure that the CNA training you get will be acceptable to take the State exam.
If you are aware of other CNA classes (that you do not see in our list) in New Jersey or if any of the above mentioned programs are no longer active, please contact us with that information so we can update this page.