CNA Classes in New Jersey

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.


    I have been a CNA in the state of California since 1995. One of my passions in life is to help people and help others who want to expand their careers and become CNAs.

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    1. Michelle says:

      Hi, I’m very much interested in becoming a cna in the state of new jersey. I’ve been working in a nursing home for the past 6 months and was wondering if that helps and if it’s possible to use my work experience as CNA training ?

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