CNA classes in Ohio are offered at community colleges, nursing homes, hospitals, vocational schools and through government-funded jobs programs such as the Cleveland Jobs Corps Center. Accredited courses that have been approved by the Nurse Aide Training Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) will help State Tested Nurse Aides gain the knowledge and skills necessary to take the certification exam in two months or less.

Highlighted below is a list of training courses that will make you eligible for the STNA certification exam. You can contact these programs from either the forms we have provided or contact these programs directly from the information we have supplied.

Name City Address Type Graduation Rate
Four County Career Center Archbold 22-900 State Rte 34, Archbold, Ohio 43502 < 2-year, Public NA
Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center Ashland 1783 State Route 60, Ashland, Ohio 44805-9377 < 2-year, Public 95%
U S Grant Joint Vocational School Bethel 718 West Plane Street, Bethel, Ohio 45106 < 2-year, Public 100%
Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Canfield 7300 N Palmyra Rd, Canfield, Ohio 44406-9710 < 2-year, Public 100%
O C Collins Career Center Chesapeake 11627 State Rte 243, Chesapeake, Ohio 45619-0000 2-year, Public 89%
Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District Chillicothe 895 Crouse Chapel Rd, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601-9010 < 2-year, Public 83%
Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Cincinnati 3254 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 2-year, Public 88%
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Clayton 6800 Hoke Rd, Clayton, Ohio 45315 < 2-year, Public 82%
Adult and Community Education-Hudson Columbus 2323 Lexington Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211 < 2-year, Public 79%
Columbus State Community College Columbus 550 E Spring St, Columbus, Ohio 43215 2-year, Public 8%
Auburn Career Center Concord Twp 8140 Auburn Rd, Concord Twp, Ohio 44077 < 2-year, Public 92%
Ohio Medical Career Center Dayton 1133 S. Edwin C Moses Blvd, Suite 110, Dayton, Ohio 45417 2-year, Private for-profit 79%
Sinclair Community College Dayton 444 W. Third St., Dayton, Ohio 45402-1460 2-year, Public 11%
Delaware Area Career Center Delaware 4565 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio 43015-8969 < 2-year, Public 93%
Warren County Career Center Lebanon 3525 North State Route 48, Lebanon, Ohio 45036-1099 2-year, Public 84%
Apollo Career Center Lima 3325 Shawnee Rd, Lima, Ohio 45806-1497 < 2-year, Public 79%
Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Lisbon 9364 St Rt 45, Lisbon, Ohio 44432 < 2-year, Public 88%
Scioto County Career Technical Center Lucasville 951 Vern Riffe Drive, Lucasville, Ohio 45648-0766 < 2-year, Public 64%
Madison Adult Career Center Mansfield 600 Esley Ln, Mansfield, Ohio 44905 2-year, Public 84%
Washington County Career Center-Adult Technical Training Marietta 21740 St. Rt. 676, Marietta, Ohio 45750 2-year, Public 83%
Tri-Rivers Career Center Marion 2222 Marion – Mt. Gilead Rd, Marion, Ohio 43302-8914 < 2-year, Public 78%
EHOVE Career Center Milan 316 W Mason Rd, Milan, Ohio 44846 2-year, Public 89%
Knox County Career Center Mount Vernon 306 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 < 2-year, Public 88%
Tri-County Adult Career Center Nelsonville 15676 St Rt 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 2-year, Public 76%
Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County Newark 150 Price Rd, Newark, Ohio 43055-3399 2-year, Public 86%
Lorain County Joint Vocational School District Oberlin 15181 St Rte 58 S, Oberlin, Ohio 44074 2-year, Public 85%
Tolles Career and Technical Center Plain City 7877 US Hwy 42 S, Plain City, Ohio 43064-8854 < 2-year, Public NA
Pioneer Career and Technology Center Shelby 27 Ryan Rd, Shelby, Ohio 44875 < 2-year, Public 94%
Athena Career Academy Toledo 5203 Airport Hwy, Toledo, Ohio 43615 < 2-year, Private for-profit 75%
Vantage Career Center Van Wert 818 North Franklin Street, Van Wert, Ohio 45891 < 2-year, Public 84%
Trumbull Career & Technical Center Warren 528 Educational Highway, Warren, Ohio 44483 < 2-year, Public 70%
Choffin Career and Technical Center Youngstown 200 E Wood St., Youngstown, Ohio 44503-1600 < 2-year, Public 51%
Mid-EastCTC-Adult Education Zanesville 400 Richards Rd, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 < 2-year, Public 77%

The State of Ohio projects an increase in new CNA positions of 13% through the year 2020, according to the latest information published by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. This projected increase is slightly higher than the average of all occupations throughout the state.

State 2010 2020 Percent Change Projected Job Openings
Ohio 75,590 85,550 13% 1,970
Type 10% 25% Median 75% 90%
Ohio Hourly $9.07 $10.06 $11.41 $13.53 $15.35
Ohio Yearly $18,900 $20,900 $23,700 $28,100 $31,900

Anyone who is aspiring to become a State Tested Nurse Aide in Ohio will need to complete the following steps to eligible for employment.

  1. One will need to complete an NATCEP approved training program to become eligible to take the certification exam
  2. Candidates must successfully complete the STNA certification examination given by D&S Diversified Technologies LLP within 24 months of completion of training program
  3. Individuals will need to have their name listed in the Ohio Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry

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