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CNA Classes in Colorado

CNA Classes in Colorado

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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Colorado CNA Resources

Colorado CNA Certification

Colorado CNA Certification Requirements

To get your CNA certificate in Colorado, you first need to complete the required course work and/ or training program. You will need to pass the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. Applicants must then submit fingerprint cards. Licenses/certificates and will not be issued without the results of a state and federal background check coming back in good standing. If you happen to fail the Nurse Assistant Exam, there are several online test prep resources you can utilize to better your odds of passing. As prescribed by federal law, the typical Colorado CNA certificate program lasts approximately 8 to 13 weeks to gain 75 accredited hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin training. After passing the Certified Nurse Assistant exam, you must be placed on the Colorado Nurse Aide Registry.

Required Hours for Colorado CNA Certification

In Colorado, you are required to complete a minimum of 75 hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation before challenging the state CNA licensing exam. The nurse aide classes typically last 2-6 months. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin the training program.

Colorado CNA Certification Prerequisites

In Colorado, CNA prerequisites include a current background check, two fingerprint cards, Photo ID, two photos (passport size). A negative TB test within the past 6 months and proof of immunizations will be required. You will also be required to show a high school diploma or GED.

Colorado CNA Licensing Resources

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

85 CNA Schools in Colorado

Trinidad State Junior College – Valley Campus

  • 1012 Main St Alamosa, CO 81102
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN
    (719)-589-7001

Warren Tech

  • 11325 Allendale Dr Arvada, CO 80004
    Programs: CNA
    (303) 982-8642

Pickens Technical College

  • 500 Airport Blvd. Aurora, CO 80011
    Programs: CNA, LPN
    (303) 344-4910

Boulder Technical Education Center

  • 6600 Arapahoe Rd Boulder, CO 80303
    Programs: CNA
    (720)-561-5588

Brighton High School – HSTE

  • 270 South 8th Avenue Brighton, CO 80601
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-655-4126

Morgan Community College

  • 340 S. 14th Street Burlington, CO 80807
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-346-9300

Hildebrand Care Center

  • 1401 Phay Ave Canon City, CO 81212
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-275-8656

Pueblo Community College

Heritage Park Care Center

  • 1200 Village Rd Carbondale, CO 81623
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-963-1500

Littleton Public Schools Health Sciences Technology

  • 7300 South Clermont Centennial, CO 80121
    Programs: CNA

South Denver School of Nursing Arts

  • 7853 E Arapahoe Ct Centennial, CO 80112
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-945-4203

Academy of Medical & Health Science

Beo Nurse Aide Training Program

Centennial Nurse Aide Training Program

CollegeAmerica

Front Range Nurse Aide Training Program

  • 7870 North Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-648-1020 or (719)-314-9978

NTSOC

  • 1130 W. Woodmen Rd Colorado Springs, CO 80919
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-574-5562 ex. 242

Pikes Peak Community College

Pikes Peak Community College

College of Eastern Utah

  • 640 East 2nd Street Cortez, CO 81321
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-565-1601

Colorado Northwestern Community College

  • 50 College Dr. Craig, CO 81625
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    1(800)562-1105

Delta Montrose School

  • 1765 US Highway 50 Delta, CO 81416
    Programs: CNA, LPN
    (970) 874-7671

CollegeAmerica

  • 1385 South Colorado Blvd. 5th floor Denver, CO 80222
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-300-8740 x 7004

Community College of Denver

Community Health Institute

  • 4705 Paris Street #100 Denver, CO 80239
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-307-8855

Emily Griffith School

  • 1250 Welton Street Denver, CO 80204
    Programs: CNA, LPN
    (720) 423-4700

Fred N. Thomas Career Education Center Middle College

  • 2650 Elliot Street Denver, CO 80211
    Programs: CNA
    (720)-423-6630

New Beginning Nursining

  • 6795 E Tennessee Ave, Ste 210 Denver, CO 80224
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-333-2748

Pima Medical Institute

  • 7475 Dakin Street, Suite 100 Denver, CO 80221
    Programs: CNA, Radiography
    (303)-426-1800

ReJUV Academy

  • 1642 S. Parker Rd, Ste 103 Denver, CO 80231
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-337-6030

St. Joseph Hospital Foundation

  • 1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-837-7435

St. Lukes Ministry

  • 915 E. 9th Ave. Denver, CO 80218
    Programs: CNA
    (720)-937-7023

Stillwater Executive Institute

  • 4155 E Jewell Ave, Ste 405 Denver, CO 80222
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-753-7577

Weisbrod Memorial County Hospital and Nursing Home

  • 1208 Luther Street Eads, CO 81036
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-438-5401

Colorado Mountain College

Caring Hands, Inc.

  • 1191 Woodstock Driver, Unit C Estes Park, CO 80517
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-586-3118

Estes Park Medical Center

  • 555 Prospect Ave Estes Park, CO 80517
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-586-2317

Pikes Peak Community College

  • 255 Lambert Rd Falcon, CO 80831
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-495-1149

Florence High School – HSTE

  • 2006 Highway 67 Florence, CO 81226
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-784-6414

Front Range Community College

Geriatric Education Centre

  • 802 West Drake Rd Fort Collins, CO 80526
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-494-6455

Aims Community College

  • 260 College Avenue Fort Lupton, CO 80621
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-330-8008

Morgan Community College

Morgan Community College – HSTE

  • 17800 Rd 20 Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-542-3100

Summit High School Health Sciences

  • PO Box 7 Frisco, CO 80443
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-368-1100

Larchwood Inns

  • 2845 N. 15th St. Grand Junction, CO 81506
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-245-0022

Western Colorado Area Health Education Center

  • 744 Horizon St, Ste 220 Grand Junction, CO 81506
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-434-5474

Western Colorado Community College

Aims Community College

  • 2040 Clubhouse Drive Greeley, CO 80632
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-330-8008

Aims Community College

Fairacres Manor

  • 1700 18th Ave Greeley, CO 80631
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-353-3370

Senior Living Community at Gunnison Valley Health

  • 1500 W. Tomichi Ave Gunnison, CO 81230
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-641-0702

Holly Nursing Care Center

  • 320 N. 8th St. Holly, CO 81047
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-537-6555

Red Rocks Community College

Stillwater Institute

  • 7550 W. Yale Ave, Unit A200 Lakewood, CO 80227
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-233-8488

Lamar Community College

  • 2401 South Main Street Lamar, CO 81052
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (719) 336-2248

St. Vincent General Hospital

  • 822 W 4th St. Leadville, CO 80461
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-486-0230 x 503

Morgan Community College

  • 940 2nd St Limon, CO 80828
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-775-8873

Arapahoe Community College

  • 5900 South Santa Fe Drive Littleton, CO 80120
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (303) 797-4222

Career Development Center

  • 1200 S. Sunset St. Longmont, CO 80501
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-772-3333 x 7123

Front Range Community College

  • 2190 Miller Drive Longmont, CO 80501
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (303) 678-3722

Life Care Center of Longmont

  • 2451 Pratt St. Longmont, CO 80501
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-776-5000

Aims Community College

  • 104 E. 4th Street Loveland, CO 80537
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-339-6281

Front Range Community College

  • 800 South Taft Loveland, CO 80537
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-613-7580

Southwest Colorado Community College

  • 33057 Highway 160 Mancos, CO 81328
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-564-6207

Valley Inn

  • 211 3rd Ave Mancos, CO 81328
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-533-9031

New Directions

  • 11920 Washington Street Northglenn, CO 80233
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-920-1170

Pagosa Springs Medical Center

  • 95 South Pagosa Blvd Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-731-3700

Academy of Medical & Health Science

  • 1339 S. Pueblo Blvd. Suite 100 Pueblo, CO 81005
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-565-0020

Pueblo Community College

Colorado Mountain College

  • 3695 Airport Road Rifle, CO 81650
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-625-1871

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home

  • 851 East 5th St. Rifle, CO 81650
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-625-0842

Good Samaritan Society

  • 320 Pueblo Ave PO Box 38 Simla, CO 80835
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-541-2269

Southeast Colorado Hospital & Long Term Care Center

  • 373 E. 10th St. Springfield, CO 81073
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-523-4501

Yampa Valley Medical Center

Devonshire Acres Ltd

  • 1330 N. Sidney Ave. Sterling, CO 80751
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-522-4888

Northeastern Junior College

  • 100 College Avenue Sterling, CO 80751
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    1(800)626-4637

Bollman Technical Education Center

  • 9451 N. Washington St. Thornton, CO 80229
    Programs: CNA
    (720)-972-5845

Katelens Health Care Education

  • 135 West 7th Street Walsenburg, CO 81089
    Programs: CNA
    (719)-248-6914

Ann Rose School of Nursing Arts

  • 7280 Irving Suite B205 Westminster, CO 80030
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-650-2994

Front Range Community College

Westminster High School Health Studies

  • 6993 Raleigh Street Westminster, CO 80030
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-428-9541

Wheat Ridge Regional Center

  • 10285 Ridge Rd Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    Programs: CNA
    (303)-463-2500

Morgan Community College

  • 32415 Highway 34 Wray, CO 80758
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-332-5755

Yuma Life Care Center

  • 323 W. 9th Ave Yuma, CO 80759
    Programs: CNA
    (970)-848-5804