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Vermont CNA Programs

Vermont CNA Training

With all the chaos in the job market today, it can be hard for someone to imagine that there is an exciting career waiting for them, especially if their education is limited. It's important to realize that not all of the best jobs require an advanced degree or years of experience.

Anyone considering a change of careers and is interesting in making a difference in people's lives should consider taking Vermont CNA classes. These training courses are designed to prepare students for a career as a certified nursing assistant and can be the first step to achieving their dreams.

Vermont CNA classes are specialized training courses that will impart the knowledge and hands-on skills a person needs to pass the certification exam for certified nursing assistants. While doctors and nurses are responsible for making decisions and executing the most crucial aspects of patient care, they depend on nursing assistants to help them conduct these actions in the most efficient way possible. Nursing assistants might be required to take patient vital signs, record medical histories, and assist with preparing the patient for treatment.

Becoming a CNA

In Vermont, the equivalent to a CNA is a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA). In order to become an LNA, one must first complete a training program that is approved by the Vermont Board of Nursing. After completing this training program, the individual must apply to The Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Service (NACES) within 2 years of completing the training in order to schedule a National Nursing Assistant Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam. The examination features both written/oral and hands-on components and must be passed within 2 years, or within 3 tries.

An LNA is also eligible to take the NNAAP in Vermont if he or she has an Authorization to Test Letter from the Vermont Board of Nursing and one of the following conditions applies:

  • The individual is either enrolled in or left a nursing program within the past 2 years and has completed a course on nursing fundamentals and 30 clinical hours.
  • The individual is in good standing on another state's CNA/LNA registry and completed an approved CNA/LNA program within the last 2 years (80+ hours, including 30 clinical hours), but did not complete the necessary 400 hours of LNA practice within that 2-year period.
  • The individual completed an approved CNA/LNA program within the last 2 years (80+ hours, including 30 clinical hours), but did not take the exam in that state.
  • The individual did not complete the necessary 400 hours of LNA practice within that 2-year period, but worked the required number of hours within the past 3 years.

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Other VT Schools with CNA Programs

Addison County Home Health
P.O.Box 754
Middlebury, VT 5753
American Red Cross
29 Mansfield Ave.
Burlington, VT 5401
Barre Technical Center
155 Ayers Street
Barre, VT 5641
Bennington Health and Rehab
2 Blackberry Lane
Bennington, VT 5201
Berlin Health & Rehab Center
98 Hospitality Drive
Barre, VT 5641
Birchwood Terrace Healthcare
43 Starr Farm Road
Burlington, VT 5401
Burlington Health & Rehab
300 Pearl Street
Burlington, VT 5401
Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community
49 Cedar Hill Drive
Windsor, VT 5089
Centers for Living and Rehab
160 Hospital Drive
Bennington, VT 5201
Cold Hollow Career Center
P.O. Box 530
Enosburg Falls, VT 5450
Fletcher Allen Health Care
111 Colchester Ave.
Burlington, VT 5401
Franklin County Rehabilitation
110 Fairfax Road St.
St. Albans, VT 5478
Genesis Eldercare/Mountain View
9 Haywood Ave
Rutland, VT 5701
Grace Cottage Hospital
P.O. Box 216
Townshend, VT 5353
Green Mountain Technology and Career Center
738 VT Route 15 West
Hyde Park, VT 5655
Greensboro Nursing Home
47 Maggie's Pond Road
Greensboro, VT 5841
Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
30 Porter Drive
Middlebury, VT 5753
Lyndon Institute Technical Education
P.O. Box 127
Lyndon Center, VT 5850
Maple Lane
2260 Maple Hill Road
Barton, VT 5822
Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
289 County Road
Windsor, VT 5089
North Country Career Center
209 Veterans Ave. P.O. Box 725
Newport, VT 5855
Northlands Job Corps Center
100A MacDonough Drive
Vergennes, VT 5491
Northwest Technical Center (Day & Adult Programs)
71 South Main St. St.
Albans, VT 5478
Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center
51 Charles Avenue
Middlebury, VT 5753
Pine Heights
187 Oak Grove Avenue
Brattleboro, VT 5301
Pines Rehabilitation & Health Center
601 Red Village Rd
Lyndonville, VT 5851
Randolph Technical Career Center
17 Forest Street
Randolph, VT 5060
River Bend Career and Technical Center
35 Oxbow Drive
Bradford, VT 5033
River Valley Technical Center
307 South St. (Scott Farr)
Springfield, VT 5156
Rowan Court
378 Prospect Street
Barre, VT 5641

Vermont CNA Resources on

Vermont State Board of Nursing
81 River Street
Heritage Building
Montpelier, VT 05609-1106
Phone: (802) 828-2396
Fax: (802) 828-2484

Vermont State Nurses Association