CNA Classes in Nebraska

If you are interested in a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant, you should be aware that most CNA classes in Nebraska are now accepting applications for enrollment for both online and on-campus training. In as little as six weeks, students can go from the classroom to the workplace through any of the courses accredited by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. These training programs are taught in a variety of community colleges, vocational schools, nursing homes and non-profit groups such as the Good Samaritan Society.

We have provided a list of training programs that should make you eligible to earn your certification. If you are interested in obtaining more information about any of these courses or how to enroll in training to get your career started, please contact the programs listed below via the forms we have provided.

According to the latest information released by the Nebraska Department of Labor, the projected growth of Certified Nursing Assistant jobs is expected to increase by 12% through the year 2020. Add in the median salary for CNAs in Nebraska of over $23,000 year, this may be one of the best opportunities out there for those interested in healthcare without a college degree.

State 2010 2020 Percent Change Projected Job Openings
Nebraska 15,590 17,380 12% 380
Type Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nebraska Hourly $9.66 $10.36 $11.46 $13.34 $14.70
Nebraska Yearly $20,100 $21,500 $23,800 $27,700 $30,600

Believe it or not, the process to become a Certified Nursing Assistant in Nebraska is an easy three step process. The requirements to work as a CNA are as follows:

  1. Attend and graduate a nursing aide training program that has been accredited by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Prove ones’ competency by passing the certification exam given by Nebraska Health Care Learning Center within 24 months of completing the training
  3. Have name entered in the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry upon passing certification exam
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