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Washington CNA Classes

Washington CNA Training

It's important to realize that one of the things preventing most people from getting the job that they want is a lack of the right kind of education. Anyone who wants to have a rewarding career with a great chance of employment should consider taking Washington CNA classes.

CNA classes are specialized training courses for those that want to work as certified nursing assistants. Nurses and doctors depend on trained medical assistants to help them use their time efficiently to see as many patients as possible. Most certified nursing assistants find work in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health facilities, and public health care clinics.

Becoming a CNA in Washington

To become a CNA in Washington, an individual must complete a state-approved CNA training course consisting of at least 85 hours of training. Students must also complete 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training. Then, he or she must pass the Washington CNA competency exam. In Washington, Nursing Assistants are able to be registered and work in a nursing home or long-term care facility for 4 months before completing at training course and passing the CNA exam.

Renewing a CNA License

CNAs in Washington must renew their certificates each year before or on their birthdays. There are no additional training requirements. If a CNA allows his or her license to run out for 2 years or more, he or she must re-train and take the competency exam again, unless he or she still has a current OBRA registry out-of-state. If he or she is registered out of state, a reapplication form must be completed.

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other WA Schools with CNA Programs

Running Horse Wisdom Education Center
3312 Auburn Way S.
Auburn, Washington 98092
Sammamish High School
100 - 140th Avenue SE
Bellevue, Washington 98005
Seattle Central Community College
1701 Broadway
Seattle, Washington 98122
Seni Nursing Assistant Training Center
3220 Rainier Avenue S
Seattle, Washington 98144
Seni Nursing Assistant Training Center
24700 Military Rd South, #105
Kent, Washington 98032
Shelton Health And Rehab Center
153 Johns Court
Shelton, Washington 98584
Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Shoreline, Washington 98133
Simmons And Holliday
2103 Harrison Ave
Olympia, Washington 98502
Skagit Valley College
2405 East College Way
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
Skagit Valley College
1900 SE Pioneer Way
Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
Sno-isle Technical Skills Center
9001 Airport Road
Everett, Washington 98204
Sound Vocational Institute
105 - 14th Ave
Seattle, Washington 98122
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, Washington 98512
South Seattle Community College
6000 16 Avenue SW
Seattle, Washington 98106
Spokane Community College
1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, Washington 99217
Spokane Professional-Technical Skills Center
4141 N Regal Street
Spokane, Washington 99207
St Francis of Bellingham
3121 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, Washington 98225
St Joseph's Hospital & Ltc
P.O. Box 197
Chewelah, Washington 99109
Stafholt Good Samaritan Center
456 C St
Blaine, Washington 98230
Sunshine Terrace
1102 S. Raymond Rd
Spokane Valley, Washington 99206
Tacoma Community College
6501 South 19th Street
Tacoma, Washington 98466
Tacoma Community College Multicare
124 Tacoma Ave South
Tacoma, Washington 98402
Tri-tech Skills Center
5929 W Metaline
Kennewick, Washington 99336
Twin Harbors Branch Skills Center
410 North G Street
Aberdeen, Washington 98520
Walla Walla Community College
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
Walla Walla Community College
1470 Bridge Street
Clarkston, Washington 99403
Warm Beach Health Care Center
20420 Marine Drive
Stanwood, Washington 98292
Wenatchee High School
1101 Millerdale
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Wenatchee Valley College
1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Wentachee Valley College
P.O. Box 2058
Omak, Washington 98841


Washington CNA Resources on

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission
Department of Health
310 Israel Rd SE
Tumwater, WA 98501-7864
Phone: (360) 236-4700
Fax: (360) 236-4738

Washington State Nurses Association