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North Carolina CNA Classes

North Carolina CNA Training

It's difficult not to notice the toll that the sluggish economy is taking on towns and cities across the United States. Many people are out of work, and instead of being able to find similar jobs in other companies or organizations, they are confronted with a widespread hiring freeze as companies struggle to keep their doors open. In an effort to give themselves better career options, thousands of people are enrolling in North Carolina CNA classes so that they can become certified nursing assistants.

Certified medical assistants are specially trained to provide support for doctors and nurses on a daily basis. North Carolina CNA classes give students the skills and training that they need to take medical histories, record patient vital signs, answer questions about treatment plants, and educate individuals about things they can do to prevent injury and illness in the future. Most CNAs find jobs in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health facilities, and public health care clinics.

Becoming a CNA in North Carolina

In order to become a CNA, or Nurse Aide, in North Carolina, an individual must pass at state-approved CNA training program. He or she must then pass the CNA competency exam. North Carolina does not list CNAs from other states by reciprocity. In order to be listed in North Carolina, the out-of-state nurse aide must complete a state-accepted training program and exam.

A CNA in North Carolina may renew his or her license every 2 years as long as his or her work meets the following criteria:

  • It was for pay
  • He or she worked as a nurse aide
  • He or she was supervised by a nurse
  • He or she worked for at least 8 hours in the past 2 years
  • Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other NC Schools with CNA Programs

Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd.
Graham, North Carolina
American Academy of Healthcare, LLC
5601 Executive Center Drive, Suite 215
Charlotte, North Carolina 28212
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Asheville-Buncombe Tech Community College
1459 Sand Hill Rd.
Candler, North Carolina 28715
Asheville-Buncombe Tech Community College
4646 US Highway 25/70
Marshall, North Carolina 28753
Beaufort Community College
5337 Hwy 264 East
Washington, North Carolina 27889
Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center
932 Old U.S. 70
Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711
Bladen Community College
7418 NC Hwy 41W
Dublin, North Carolina 28332
Bladen Community College
1741 East Arcadia Road
Riegelwood, North Carolina 28456
Blue Ridge Community College
45 Oak Park Drive
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731
Broughton Hospital
1000 South Sterling Street
Morganton, North Carolina 28655
Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, North Carolina 28422
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
401 Medical Park Dr.
Concord, North Carolina 28025
Caduceus Nightingale Academy
3560 Vest Mill Road #7
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
2855 Hickory Boulevard
Hudson, North Carolina 28638
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
372 Community College Drive
Boone, North Carolina 28607
Cape Fear Community College
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, North Carolina 28425
Cape Fear Community College
411 N Front St.
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
Care One Health Training Institute, Inc.
309 Chapanoke Road #116
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
Caregivers Institute, Inc
825 Central Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
Carolinas College of Health Sciences
1200 Blythe Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, North Carolina 28557
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 US Highway 70 SE
Hickory, North Carolina 28602
Catawba Valley Community College
345 Industrial Blvd.
Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681
Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Dr.
Sanford, North Carolina 27330
Central Carolina Community College
1075 East Cornelius Harnett Boulevard
Lillington, North Carolina 27546
Central Carolina Community College
764 West Street
Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312
Central Carolina Community College
400 Progress Boulevard
Siler City, North Carolina 27344
Central Piedmont Community College
2800 Campus Ridge Road
Matthews, North Carolina 28105


North Carolina CNA Resources on

North Carolina Board of Nursing
3724 National Drive, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461

North Carolina Nurses Association