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Colorado CNA Programs

Colorado CNA Training

When individuals graduate from high school, they often have no idea which career they should pursue. While in college, many people just choose a major that will make their class load easy, and they fail to comprehend that it's often hard to promote themselves to prospective employers when they don't have any marketable skills.

Individuals who are thinking about going back to school to choose a new career should seriously consider Colorado CNA classes. One of the best reasons to become a CNA is that the demand for the services of a certified nursing assistant is guaranteed to grow quickly over the next ten years.

Becoming a CNA in Colorado

One can become licensed as a CNA in Colorado either by examination or endorsement. It is mandatory to be certified prior to working as a CNA, but one can work in a nursing home or home care facility for up to 4 months prior to certification.

One qualifies to be a CNA by endorsement if he or she is a CNA in another state and requests reciprocity. In order to qualify to be a CNA by examination, one of the following criteria must be met:

  • The individual completed a training program in another state but is not yet certified.
  • The individual completed a Board-approved training program is CO.
  • The individual is already a Licensed Psychiatric Technician.
  • The individual is currently enrolled in a nursing program and has completed 5 nursing fundamentals credits.
  • The individual has been trained outside of the U.S. (This is only true in some cases).

Renewing a CNA License

CNAs in Colorado must renew their licenses every 2 years. If the license is made inactive or it expires, the individual must complete continued competency testing requirements in order to be re-licensed.

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CO CNA Programs

Other CO Schools with CNA Programs

Academy of Medical & Health Science
1339 S. Pueblo Blvd. Suite 100
Pueblo, CO
Academy of Medical & Health Science
709 Main St
Colorado Springs, CO
Aims Community College
2040 Clubhouse Drive
Greeley, CO
Aims Community College
104 E. 4th Street
Loveland, CO
Aims Community College
5401 West 20th Street
Greeley, CO
Aims Community College
260 College Avenue
Fort Lupton, CO
Ann Rose School of Nursing Arts
7280 Irving Suite B205
Westminster, CO
Arapahoe Community College
5900 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO
Beo Nurse Aide Training Program
1442 Hancock Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Bollman Technical Education Center
9451 N. Washington St.
Thornton, CO
Boulder Technical Education Center
6600 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO
Brighton High School - HSTE
270 South 8th Avenue
Brighton, CO
Career Development Center
1200 S. Sunset St.
Longmont, CO
Caring Hands, Inc.
1191 Woodstock Driver, Unit C
Estes Park, CO
Centennial Nurse Aide Training Program
3707 Parkmoor Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO
College of Eastern Utah
640 East 2nd Street
Cortez, CO
1385 South Colorado Blvd. 5th floor
Denver, CO
3645 Citadel Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Mountain College
150 Miller Ranch Road
Edwards, CO
Colorado Mountain College
3695 Airport Road
Rifle, CO


Colorado CNA Resources on

Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Suite 880
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 894-2430
Fax: (303) 894-2821

Colorado Nurses Association