CNA Training in TN – Tennessee

The average salary for nursing assistants in Tennessee is not exceptional high (around $8-$13 per hour).  Rates can increase with time and depending on the healthcare setting in which a CNA is employed.  There are about 19 state approved training programs within the state.  In order to receive certification, you must attend one of the state approved training programs.  You will then be able to sit for the certification exam after fulfilling all requirements of the training program.  Most programs last for just a few weeks, though some are designed to last a couple months.  The amount of time you spend in a program will depend on whether you are able to go to a full-time or a part-time program.

A highlighted training program for CNAs in Tennessee can be found at the Tennessee Technology Center.  This program is extensive with 75 hours of classroom time and another 60 hours in a clinical setting.  Students will learn the skills they need to work well as nursing assistants in a variety of settings.  This particularly training program lasts for 4 weeks.  Most training programs offer clinical training in long-term care facilities.  This is due to the fact that qualified nursing assistants are in high demand at such facilities.

See also: Free CNA Training Classes available in TN

Career Academy Memphis-Nursing Assistant Training – 2600 Polar Avenue, Suite 416 Memphis, TN 38112

This training course takes 4 weeks for students who attend the day courses.  It will take 6 weeks for those who are attending school in the evening.  Tuition is $1350 which will include all tuition and books.  The cost also includes the certification exam registration fee.  The academy provides students with the classroom and clinical experience needed to become certified.  They offer job placement help for graduates.  Contact them at 901-761-4500.
Hooks Job Corp – 1555 McAlister Drive, Memphis, Tennessee 38116

The job corps provides training for individuals between the age of 16 and 24.  The program is designed to help those who are very low income and need to improve the quality of their lives.  Those who participate in the program will receive room and board and other benefits while they receive training.  One of the career training options is for those who wish to become certified nursing assistants.  There is no cost for this training for Job Corp Participants.

Nurse Aide Training in Hamblen County

Heritage Center CNA Classes – Morristown
1026 McFarland Street, Morristown, Tennessee 37814
Phone: (423) 581-5100

Tennessee Technology Center CNA Program – Morristown
821 West Louise Ave., Morristown, TN 37815
Phone: (423) 586-5771

Premier Support Services CNA Course – Interim Healthcare of East Tennessee at Morristown
2482 Brights Pike, Morristown, TN 37814
Phone: (423) 587-8771

Nursing Programs in Sevier County

Walters State Community College CNA School – Sevier County Campus
1720 Old Newport Hwy., Sevierville, Tennessee 37876
Phone: (865) 774-5851

CNA Training Classes in Monroe County

East Tennessee Health Care Nursing Program – Madisonville
465 Isbill Road, Madisonville, TN 37354
Phone: (423) 442-3990

Wood Presbyterian Home Nursing Assistant Training Class – Sweetwater
520 Old Highway 68, Sweetwater, Tennessee 37874
Phone: (423) 351-1000

Nurse Aide Courses in Blount County

Maryville Healthcare and Rehab Center CNA Class
1012 Jamestown Way, Maryville, TN 37803
Phone: (423) 984-7400

CNA Schools in Coffee County

United Regional Nursing Home CNA Training – Manchester
1001 McArthur Dr., Manchester, TN 37355
Phone: (931) 728-3586

Manchester Health Care Center Nursing Program
395 Interstate Drive, Manchester, Tennessee 37355
Phone: (931) 723-8744

CNA Training Classes in Polk County

Lifecare Center of Copperbasin CNA Class
P.O. Box 518, Ducktown, TN 37326
Phone: (423) 496-3245

Copper Basin High School CNA Centre – Copperhill
P.O. Box 250, Copperhill, Tennessee 37317
Phone: (423) 496-4381

CNA Centre in Hardin County

Savannah Health Care Center CNA Course
1430 Florence Road, Savannah, TN 38372
Phone: (731) 926-4200

Harbert Hills Academy Nurse Aide Training Classes – Savannah
3575 Lonesome Pine Road, Savannah, Tennessee 38372
Phone: (731) 925-5495

Hardin County Nurse Aide Course – Savannah
2006 Wayne Road, Savannah, TN 38372
Phone: (731) 925-4954

Hardin County High School CNA Training Program – Savannah
1170 Pickwick Street, Savannah, Tennessee 38372
Phone: (731) 925-3976

CNA Schools in Carter County

Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Inc. Nursing Assistant Class – Elizabethton
301 Watuaga Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: (423) 547-3840

Nurse Aide Schools in Hardin County

Harbert Hills Academy Nursing Home Certified Nursing Assistant training – Savannah
3575 Lonesome Pine Road, Savannah, Tennessee 38372
Phone: (731) 925-5495

Hardin County CNA Class – Savannah
2006 Wayne Road, Savannah, TN 38372
Phone: (731) 925-4954

Hardin County High School CNA School – Savannah
1170 Pickwick Street, Savannah, Tennessee 38372
Phone: (731) 925-3976

CNA Centre in Carter County

Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Inc. Nurse Aide Program – Elizabethton
301 Watuaga Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: (423) 547-3840

Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton CNA School
1500 Arney Street, Elizabethton, Tennessee 37644
Phone: (423) 547-2590

CNA Classes in Pickett County

Pickett County Care and Rehabilitation Center CNA School – Byrdstown
129 Hillcrest Drive, Byrdstown, TN 38549
Phone: (931) 864-3162

Nurse Aide Program in Madison County

Merry High School CNA School – Jackson Central
332 Lane Ave., Jackson, Tennessee 38301
This nursing assistant program is closed or currently inactive.

Forest Cove Manor Nurse Aide Training – Jackson
45 Forest Cove, Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: (731) 424-4200

Maplewood Healthcare CNA Classes – Jackson
100 Cherrywood Place, Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: (731) 668-1900

Training Centers in Shelby County

Concorde Career Institute – Nursing Assistant training class – Memphis
5100 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38137
Phone: (901) 761-9494

Applingwood Health Care Center Training program for certified nursing assistants – Cordova
1536 Appling Care Lane, Cordova, TN 38018
Phone: (901) 385-1803

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There are also free training programs in Tennessee you can access if you cant afford to pay for the training.

4 Responses to CNA Training in TN – Tennessee

  1. Lydia May 31, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    To Whom It May Concern:

    My name is Lydia and I am interested in taking the CNA course. Please let me know when the courses start and how long is the course. I prefer any campus close to Carter county in TN.

    Thank you,
    Lydia Sidlinskiy

  2. Catherine May 31, 2011 at 5:50 pm #

    hi Lydia, We do not provide training, our website is solely created for giving out information about how to become a CNA and for extra resources we have listed down training centers where you can access CNA Training. there are 2 training programs listed on this page for Carter county in TN; for further information kindly call them on the number listed above to get in touch with the facility that privides the cna course. these courses generally take 3-6weeks.

  3. Marcha September 24, 2011 at 3:00 am #

    hello, do you know if there are any CNA training programs in Memphis, TN.

  4. Catherine September 24, 2011 at 7:41 am #

    Hi, we have updated the page with a few training centers in the Memphis area. hope that helps.

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