CNA classes in New Jersey are now new accepting students interested in becoming Certified Nurse Aides. By finishing a course recognized by the New Jersey Department of Health, you can become eligible to challenge for certification in as little as six weeks. Programs are held at a variety of community colleges, vocational schools, nursing homes and non-profit organizations such as the American Red Cross.
The following list includes accredited Certified Nursing Assistant training programs that will help you become eligible to take the certification exam. If you would like more information on any of the courses listed, please contact the program via the contact form provided.
|Best Care Training Institute||East Orange||68 South Harrison, East Orange, New Jersey 07018-1703||< 2-year, Private for-profit||NA|
|Monmouth County Vocational School District||Freehold||4000 Kozloski Rd, Freehold, New Jersey 07728-5033||< 2-year, Public||70%|
|Ocean County Vocational-Technical School||Toms River||137 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, New Jersey 08753-2703||< 2-year, Public||38%|
|Healthcare Training Institute||Union||1969 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083||2-year, Private for-profit||68%|
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development projects a 15% increase in the number of nurse aide jobs throughout the state by 2020. This is slightly higher than the average of all occupations in New Jersey and around the nation.
|State||2010||2020||Percent Change||Projected Job Openings|
|New Jersey Hourly||$10.13||$11.46||$13.18||$15.00||$17.68|
|New Jersey Yearly||$21,100||$23,800||$27,400||$31,200||$36,800|
You are required to complete the following steps in order to qualify to work as a Certified Nurse Aide in the Garden State. These requirements are as follows: