CNA training programs in 

San Jose

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In
San Jose
metro area, the average cost of a CNA class is $
1486
, the class length is approximately
4
weeks long, and average starting pay for licensed CNAs here is $
21
per hour.
Next CNA class
Monday, January 9, 2023

Diversity Career College Vocational School

Preferred CNA School Badge
16360 Monterey Rd Suite 160 Morgan Hill, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Pay in full:
$
1450
Payment plan:
$
150
upfront

Diversity Career offers a quality training program to help you prepare for a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. They are located in Morgan Hill, which is in the San Jose metro area. They focus on flexibility; Diversity Career offers classes that are fully online. Diversity Career's Certified Nursing Assistant class is 3 to 4 weeks long.

Administrator:
Elenabeth Nicolas
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant (ckwowtt2n02ka3amh260jaxqt), Certified Home Health Aide (clby6o25d0l2s3dsmawxw6ama)
Class type:
Hybrid
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HeartShare Training Services Inc.

Preferred CNA School Badge
1371 South Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Pay in full:
$
1500
Payment plan:
$
upfront

HeartShare Training's Certified Nursing Assistant training program is focused on preparing students to get certified so they can begin work as soon as possible. HeartShare Training is conveniently located for those who live or work in San Jose. The school focuses on offering flexibility for students; HeartShare Training offers classes that are part-online and part in-person.

Administrator:
Taylor Patneaud
Programs:
CPR / Basic Life Support certified student, Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Gavilan College

Preferred CNA School Badge
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy, CA 95020
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
100
upfront

Gavilan College found there was a need for a high-quality Certified Nursing Assistant program, so they started this class to educate the next generation of healthcare workers. Gavilan is conveniently located for those who live or work in San Jose or Gilroy. Gavilan's CNA class also has you obtain a Home Health Aide certification. The course takes one semester to complete both.

Administrator:
Veronica Martinez
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult

Preferred CNA School Badge
294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA 95076
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult's Certified Nursing Assistant class is focused on preparing students to get certified so they can begin work as soon as possible. Located in Watsonville, WASCA is convenient for those who live in the greater San Jose metro area. Their CNA class is very popular and highly rated.

Administrator:
Ronnie Arnold
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Evergreen Valley College

Preferred CNA School Badge
3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, CA 95135
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

Evergreen Valley College has a quality Certified Nursing Assistant program with a dedicated and thorough instructor. EVC's school location is in San Jose. EVC's CNA class is 160 hours long over 14 weeks, and you also take an additional 40 hours in order to obtain your home health aide certification as well.

Administrator:
Brittany Long
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School

Preferred CNA School Badge
333 Moffett Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School runs a well-known Certified Nursing Assistant program. Located in Mountain View, MVLA is convenient for those who live in the greater San Jose metro area. The class is 180 hours long, slightly above the state-required minimum of 160 hours. Classes are offered either during the day or evening, depending on what you choose.

Administrator:
Debbie Maher
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Edward Medical Training Center

Preferred CNA School Badge
1913 O'Toole Way, San Jose, CA 95131
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

Edward Medical Training Center has an excellent Certified Nursing Assistant program with a dedicated and thorough instructor. EMTC's school location is in San Jose. The school is a high online rating with close to 5 stars in reviews.

Administrator:
Frank Onu
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Mission College

Preferred CNA School Badge
3000 Mission College Blvd Ms-19, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

Mission College's Certified Nursing Assistant class is focused on preparing students to get certified so they can begin work as soon as possible. They are located in Santa Clara, which is in the San Jose metro area. The class is accredited, with options for fall and spring semesters.

Administrator:
Jeff Pallin
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class
Monday, January 9, 2023

Sunrise School Of Nursing

Preferred CNA School Badge
535 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076
Pay in full:
$
1395
Payment plan:
$
350
upfront

Sunrise School of Nursing is located in Shingle Springs, CA right outside of Sacramento. They consistently earn a 5 star rating across different online platforms. Sunrise’s flagship program is their Certified Nursing Assistant class. The CNA class is 160 hours long (60 hours of theory/skills lab in class, and 100 hours of clinicals).

Administrator:
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Golden Heart School Of Nursing

Preferred CNA School Badge
5671 Santa Teresa Blvd Suite 102, Suite 102, San Jose, CA 95123
Pay in full:
$
1600
Payment plan:
$
950
upfront

Golden Heart School of Nursing’s CNA class is their flagship program. They emphasize flexibility by allowing for online lectures. They offer a few different class options: a day time class, evening class, and weekend class. The class is 160 hours in total (60 hours of theory, 100 hours of clinical) over 20-22 days depending on which schedule you choose.

Administrator:
Bridget Waller
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
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Nurse Builders Academy

Preferred CNA School Badge
1825 De La Cruz Blvd Ste 105, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

Nurse Builders Academy is located in Santa Clara, CA - perfect for those located in the San Jose metro area. Their CNA class is 160 hours long, the minimum required by California. They require students are at least 16 years old. NBA requires students have English/Math skills at least at a 5th grade level and administers an entrance exam.

Administrator:
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

South Bay School Of Nursing

Preferred CNA School Badge
1580 Oakland Rd Ste - C-106, San Jose, CA 95131
Pay in full:
$
Payment plan:
$
upfront

South Bay School of Nursing offers a few different class options for prospective students: day time classes, evening classes, and weekend classes. The school requires students be at least 16 years old. SBSN’s class is 160 hours long (60 hours of classroom instructions, 100 hours of clinicals), the minimum required by the state.

Administrator:
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
In
San Jose
metro area, the average cost of a CNA class is $
1486
, the class length is approximately
4
weeks long, and average starting pay for licensed CNAs here is $
21
per hour.
Next CNA class
Monday, January 9, 2023

Diversity Career College Vocational School

Verified
16360 Monterey Rd Suite 160 Morgan Hill, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$
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As a learner-centered institution, Diversity Career College Vocational School aims to secure the success of its students by providing quality training in nursing and allied health programs and empowering them to succeed in their field. DCCVS offers three courses including CNA.

Administrator:
Elenabeth Nicolas
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant (ckwowtt2n02ka3amh260jaxqt), Certified Home Health Aide (clby6o25d0l2s3dsmawxw6ama)
Class type:
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HeartShare Training Services Inc.

Verified
1371 South Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$
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Training over 16,000 students annually, HeartShare Training is Northern California’s leading provider of emergency healthcare training & education. Healthcare professionals from local hospitals, fire departments, ambulance companies, dental offices, as well as many non-medical personnel are trained on a daily basis.

Administrator:
Taylor Patneaud
Programs:
CPR / Basic Life Support certified student, Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Mission College

Verified
3000 Mission College Blvd Ms-19, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$
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Mission College in San Clara, CA is a low-cost community college for students looking to enroll in a wide variety of programs. They offer programs in a variety of trades, including their Certified Nursing Assistant program under the direction of Jeff Pallin. Mission College provides a ton of different options for the adult learner, including apprenticeships, online education, and more.

Administrator:
Jeff Pallin
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult

Verified
294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA 95076
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult is a school located in San Jose, CA that offers a variety of programs including Certified Nursing Assistant. The school is directed by Ronnie Arnold and provides a supportive learning environment for students. It also offers a range of services such as career counseling and job placement assistance.

Administrator:
Ronnie Arnold
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class
Monday, January 9, 2023

Sunrise School Of Nursing

Verified
535 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Sunrise School Of Nursing is located in San Jose, CA and offers a variety of programs including Certified Nursing Assistant. The school is directed by a highly experienced and knowledgeable staff, providing students with the best possible education. Sunrise School Of Nursing is committed to providing students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the nursing field.

Administrator:
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

South Bay School Of Nursing

Verified
1580 Oakland Rd Ste - C-106, San Jose, CA 95131
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

South Bay School of Nursing is a premier educational institution in San Jose, CA, offering a variety of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and other healthcare-related programs. Led by Director Margeaux Joiner, the school provides students with the knowledge and experience necessary to become successful healthcare professionals. With a commitment to quality and excellence, South Bay School of Nursing is an ideal choice for those looking to start a career in the healthcare industry.

Administrator:
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Nurse Builders Academy

Verified
1825 De La Cruz Blvd Ste 105, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Nurse Builders Academy is a nursing school located in San Jose, CA. They offer a variety of programs including Certified Nursing Assistant, and are led by Director, Dr. Maria Lopez. The school provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful in the nursing field.

Administrator:
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School

Verified
333 Moffett Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School, located in San Jose, CA, offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of adult learners, including a Certified Nursing Assistant program. The school is led by Director Debbie Maher, who has been with the school since 2016. With a focus on providing quality education and skills training, the school is dedicated to helping adults reach their educational goals.

Administrator:
Debbie Maher
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Evergreen Valley College

Verified
3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, CA 95135
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, CA offers a variety of programs, including Certified Nursing Assistant. It is directed by Brittany Long, who is dedicated to providing quality education to students. The college also provides resources to help students succeed, such as tutoring, counseling, and career services.

Administrator:
Brittany Long
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Gavilan College

Verified
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy, CA 95020
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Gavilan College is a two-year community college located in San Jose, CA. It offers a variety of programs, including the Certified Nursing Assistant program, and is led by Director Veronica Martinez. The college provides quality education and training to its students, preparing them for their future careers.

Administrator:
Veronica Martinez
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid
Next CNA class

Golden Heart School Of Nursing

Verified
5671 Santa Teresa Blvd Suite 102, Suite 102, San Jose, CA 95123
Pay in full:
$
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Payment plan:
$

Golden Heart School of Nursing in San Jose, CA is a great place to get your nursing education. They offer a variety of programs, including Certified Nursing Assistant, and are led by the experienced and knowledgeable director, Bridget Waller. The school provides a comprehensive and supportive learning environment to help students reach their full potential.

Administrator:
Bridget Waller
Programs:
Certified Nursing Assistant
Class type:
Hybrid

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You'll need to:

  • Have a High School Diploma or GED or complete an 8th Grade test
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  • Provide a copy of your Social Security card and one of your state-issued IDs (e.g., state ID, driver's license, American passport)

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