CNA Classes in Detroit Michigan

If you are looking for a rewarding career in the health care field as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in Detroit, Michigan, there are some things that you will definitely need to do in order to get to that career. In this article, you will read what you will need to obtain in order to be a CNA, the many things that you will need to learn in order to be a good CNA, and the many CNA programs that are in the Detroit area.

These are the four main things that you need to be able to complete and have taken care of in order to be a CNA:

• You should either have your high school diploma or GED in your possession.
• You should also complete a CNA training program that is approved by the state of Michigan.
• You should pass a competency exam approved by the state of Michigan.
• You should lastly pass a criminal background check.

If you have a nursing degree or have a CNA license from a different state, you can petition the Department of Community Health to waive the training program requirement set by the state of Michigan.

To make sure that you choose a CNA program that is legitimate, these are the requirements that each program would have to follow:

• The training program would have to have clinical training with real-life patients in a long-term care facility.
• The training program should be able to train in 51 separate nursing skills and tasks.
• The training program should have 75 hours of combined supervised and classroom training.

Here are some of the skills and tasks you should be able to take-in during your schooling in the CNA training program:

  • Mental health care
  •  Physiology
  •  Nursing skills
  •  Anatomy
  •  Restorative care
  •  Patients’ rights
  •  Patients’ mobility and independence

When you are finished and have completed/passed with a training program accredited by the state of Michigan and the CNA exam issued by the state of Michigan, you are then eligible to be placed on the registry of Certified Nursing Assistants. You then be able to work in long-term care facilities and nursing homes.

Hazy Institute of Learning CNA Training Course-Detroit
7436 Mettetal Street
Detroit, MI 48228
(248) 850-7110
Tuition Costs: Roughly $325
Credit Hours: 80

Health Care Solutions and Career Group-Detroit
15800 West McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 270-4550
Tuition: $575/ Deposit $300
Credit Hours: 80

Genanscot Services Nurse Aide Program- Detroit
17800 East Warren
Detroit, MI 48224
Tuition: $750
Credit Hours: 90

Greater Horizon Training Institute Nursing Assistant Program-Detroit
7310 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 871-2600
Credit Hours: 90


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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2 Responses

  1. Rachel Freeman says:

    i am looking for cna classes in michiagn i live in belleville looking close by home and i dont ged but wotking on it

  2. Victoria Wiley says:

    I am looking for CNA training. In Michigan I’m planning on moving to Georgia will I be able to use my license in Georgia

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