There are currently limited spaces available for immediate enrollment in CNA classes in Tennessee to both online and campus-based students in your area. Start a new career in as little as six weeks by completing a nursing aide training program authorized by the Tennessee Department of Health. These courses are available at many of the vocational schools, community colleges, rehab centers, nursing homes and Tennessee State Veterans’ Homes found throughout the state.
Below is a comprehensive list of online and campus-based training programs that are currently accepting applications from new students. You may contact these programs directly through the forms provided.
|Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga||Chattanooga||2-year, Private for-profit||30%|
|Miller-Motte Technical College-Clarksville||Clarksville||2-year, Private for-profit||17%|
|Miller-Motte Technical College-Madison||Madison||2-year, Private for-profit||59%|
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald||Hohenwald||2-year, Public||74%|
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris||Paris||2-year, Public||74%|
|Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville||Shelbyville||2-year, Public||81%|
According to the latest information released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the number of nursing aide jobs is expected to continue to rise by as much as 19% through the year 2020. This percentage of growth is well above the average of all jobs in the Volunteer State.
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*Projected Yearly Job Openings
The financial outlook for those who work as a nursing assistant ranks as one of the top jobs for those occupations that do not require a college degree. As you can see below, the pay is fairly good and if you add in the benefits, you can tell it is a worthwhile job financially.
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The process to become a CNA is straight forward. You are required to complete the following steps so that you can work as a Certified Nurse Aide in Tennessee: