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CNA Classes in Virginia (VA)

To become a CNA in Virginia you need to take training classes. They should be approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. After passing the exam, you will be placed on the state Nurse Aide Registry. Then you will be able to work as a CNA.

Requirements

  • 18 years old
  • High school or GED diploma
  • Pass a physical exam with a TB and a drug test
  • Proof of immunization
  • Pass a criminal background check with fingerprinting

Costs

The cost of the training program is $400 to $1000. If you work for a long-term care facility, the expenses will be paid by your employer.

Testing fees include:

  • Skills and Written – $94
  • Oral and Skills – $94
  • Written retest – $25
  • Skills retest – $69
  • Oral retest – $25

How to Apply

You may be able to take the exam without the training if you are:

  • A licensed nursing graduate
  • A nursing student with clinical experience of 40 hours
  • A CNA with a lapsed certification from another state.

All others must take the training course.

Training programs require classroom and clinical work of 75 hours. After completing your training, you will have 24 months to pass the exam. There is no limit to the number of times you can retake the exam.

Renewal

  • Your initial CNA certification is valid for 2 years.
  • A renewal notice will be mailed at least 60 days before it expires.
  • You will have 90 days to renew online. After that, it will be renewed every year.

Traditional Classes Training Centers

School City Phone
Massanutten Technical Center Harrisonburg (540) 434-5962 Request Information
New Horizons Regional Education Center Hampton (757) 388-3832 Request Information
Career Training Solutions Fredericksburg (540) 373-2200 Request Information
Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville (434) 961-5284 Request Information
Southside Virginia Community College Alberta (434) 949-1000 Request Information
Riverside School of Health Careers Newport News (757) 594-2720 Request Information
Germanna Community College Locust Grove (540) 423-9821 Request Information
New River Community College Dublin (540) 674-3600 Request Information
Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center Charlottesville (434) 973-4461 Request Information
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Fishersville (434) 332-7221 Request Information
Virginia Highlands Community College Abingdon (276) 739-2548 Request Information
Mountain Empire Community College Big Stone Gap (276) 523-2400 Request Information
Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville Martinsville (540) 638-8777 Request Information
Southwest Virginia Community College Richlands (276) 964-7611 Request Information
Rappahannock Community College, Warsaw Warsaw (804) 333-6752 Request Information
John Tyler Community College Chester (804) 706-5177 Request Information
Danville Community College Danville (434) 797-8412 Request Information
William N. Neff Centerfor Science and Technology I & II Abingdon (276) 739-3100
SouthsideVirginiaCommunity College – South Hill Alberta (434) 372-1513
Access Medical Institute & Technology, Inc. Alexandria (703) 360-5800
American Red Cross, Alexandria Chapter Alexandria (703) 299-2527
Classic Nurses Academy Alexandria (703) 658-9575
Global Health Nurse Training Services Alexandria (703) 212-7410
Maralex Allied Health Educational Services Alexandria (703) 642-5751
MedicalLearningCenter Alexandria (703) 527-0055
New Era Nursing Services Alexandria (571) 239-8769
Nightingale Educational Services Alexandria (703) 256-2696
SalvationAcademy Alexandria (703) 763-1115
T.C.WilliamsHigh School Alexandria (703) 824-6858
VisitingNurseSolutionLearningCenter Alexandria (703) 642-3737
AmherstCountyHigh School Amherst
Washington Global Academy Annandale (703) 941-2020
AppomattoxCountyHigh School Appomattox (434) 352-7146
ClarendonEducationCenter Arlington (703) 228-7200
Mountain View Nursing Home, Inc. Aroda (540) 948-6831
Companion Extraordinaire Nursing network, Inc. Ashland (804) 752-2205
Bedford Science and TechnologyCenter 1 & 11 Bedford (540) 586-3933
ClarkeCountyHigh School Berryville (540) 955-6130
Heritage Hall Health Care Big Stone Gap (276) 523-3000
Blacksburg High School Blacksburg (540) 951-5706
Bridgewater Home, Inc. Bridgewater (540) 828-2531
NHC Healthcare of Bristol Bristol (276) 669-4711
Buckingham Vocational School Buckingham (434) 969-6180
RowantyTechnicalCenter Carson (804) 732-4950
Trinity Mission of Charlottesville, LP Charlottesville (434) 975-0248
SouthsideVirginiaCommunity College – ChaseCity Campus Chase City (434) 372-1513
Pittsylvania Career and Technical Center Chatham (434) 432-9416
ChesapeakeCenter for Science and Technology Chesapeake (757) 547-0134
ChesapeakeCenter for Science and Technology Chesapeake (757) 482-5680
Dailey’s Health Care, Inc. Chesapeake (757) 523-5207
SentaraCollege of Health Sciences Chesapeake (757) 388-3832
Chesterfield County Public Schools Chesterfield (804) 768-6160
LucyCorrVillage Chesterfield (804) 748-1511
ChristiansburgHigh School Christiansburg (540) 382-5178
GoldenLivingCenter – Alleghany Cliftonforge (540) 862-5791
DickensonCountyCareerCenter Clincho (276) 835-8049
Heritage Hall Clintwood (276) 926-4693
Colonial HeightsHigh School Colonial Heights (804) 524-3405
Jackson River Vocational Center, Programs 1 and II Covington (540) 862-1308
GermannaCommunity College, Workforce Development Culpeper (540) 891-3094
CumberlandCountyHigh School Cumberland (804) 492-4134
GeorgeWashingtonHigh School Danville (434) 799-6410
Medical Solutions Academy Danville (434) 709-7808
PulaskiCountyHigh School Dublin (540) 643-0747
GreensvilleCountyHigh School(dual enrollment with Southside Emporia (434) 634-2195
Pioneer Career Institute Emporia (434) 336-1383
Columbia College, Inc. Fairfax (703) 206-0508
Health Care Educators Fairfax (703) 273-7705
Standard Health Care and Training Services, Inc. Falls Church (703) 675-7720
Star Institute Falls Church (703) 560-7701
Ultimate Health Care Services, Inc. Falls Church (703) 933-9430
Prince Edward County High School Farmville (434) 315-2140
The Woodland, Inc. Farmville (434) 392-6106
Trinity Mission of Farmville, L.P. Farmville (434) 392-8806
BotetourtTechnicalEducationCenter Fincastle (540) 473-8216
Augusta Nursing and RehabilitationCenter Fishersville (540) 885-8424
Valley Vocational TechnicalCenter Fishersville (540) 245-5002
Floyd County High School Floyd (540) 745-9450
FranklinHigh School Franklin (757) 562-5187
Paul D. Camp Community College, Suffolk Campus Franklin (757) 569-6732
PaulD.CampCommunity College Franklin (757) 569-6732
Genesis Healthcare Fredericksburg (540) 371-9414
MicAnd Education Center, LLC Fredericksburg (757) 291-6781
Blue Ridge Technical School Front Royal (540) 635-7123
Warren Memorial Hospital Front Royal (540) 636-0531
Waddell Nursing and RehabCenter Galax (276) 236-5164
WythevilleCommunity College (Wytheville and Galax) Galax (276) 744-4978
Academy at Virginia Radnolph Glen Allen (804) 781-1820
Virginia Health Services Gloucester (757) 534-5887
Buchanan CountyTechnology and CareerCenter Grundy (276) 935-4541
Abrial Training Center Henrico (804) 248-7753
Hermitage Technical Center Henrico (804) 781-1820
Grace Ministries, Inc. Herndon (703) 793-0026
Henrico County Public Schools Highland Springs (804) 781-1820
HighlandSpringsTechnicalCenter Highland Springs (804) 781-1820
Carroll County High School Hillsville (276) 728-3191
Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Hillsville Hillsville (276) 728-2486
HopewellHigh School Hopewell (804) 541-6402
SouthCentralVirginiaHealthEducationCenter Hurt (434) 324-4457
Grayson County Vocational Center Independence (276) 773-2951
Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Irvington (804) 438-4059
SouthsideVirginiaCommunity College Keysville (434) 736-2000
SouthsideVirginiaCommunity College – Keysville Campus Keysville (434) 736-2000
BrunswickSenior High School Lawrenceville (434) 848-6276
Russell CountyCareer and TechnologyCenter Lebanon (276) 889-6550
Heritage Hall Nursing and RehabilitationCenter Leesburg (703) 777-8700
Loudoun Nursing and RehabilitationCenter Leesburg (703) 779-5458
FloydS.KayVocational-TechnicalCenter Lexington (540) 463-5555
Kissito Health Care Low Moor (540) 839-2299
Montvue Healthcare Center Luray (540) 743-4571
PageCountyTechnicalCenter, Programs I and II Luray (540) 778-2878
Centra Lynchburg (434) 200-1314
Generation Solutions – Lynchburg location Lynchburg (434) 455-0504
Autumn Care of Madison Madison (540) 948-3054
MadisonCountyHigh School Madison (540) 948-3785
Alete Nurse Aide Program Madison Heights (434) 444-1960
Birmingham Green Manassas (703) 257-0935
Care Perfections Career Institute Manassas Park (703) 659-9640
Blue RidgeJobCorpsCenter Marion (276) 783-7221
Smyth Career and TechnologyCenter Marion (276) 646-8117
MathewsHigh School Mathews (804) 725-3702
Breath of Fresh Air Healthcare Training Center Mechanicsville (804) 539-3809
Eastern ShoreCommunity College Melfa (757) 787-5900
LordFairfaxCommunity College Middletown (540) 868-7075
LouisaCountyHigh School Mineral (540) 894-5436
LouisaCountyHigh School Mineral (540) 894-5436
Monroe Educational Center Monroe (434) 946-2898
OldDominionJobCorpsCenter Monroe (434) 929-4081
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Newport News (757) 889-4560
Health Service and Education Newport News (757) 869-5604
Patriots Colony at Williamsburg Newport News (757) 534-5887
Riverside Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services – Mathews Newport News (757) 534-5887
Riverside Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services – Saluda Newport News (757) 534-5887
Riverside Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services – Smithfield Newport News (434) 949-1000
Riverside Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services – West Point Newport News (757) 534-5887
Riverside PACE Newport News (757) 534-5887
The Gardens at WarwickForest Newport News (757) 534-5887
Virginia Health Services Newport News (757) 595-2273
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Department of Education Norfolk (757) 889-4560
Community Personal Care Norfolk (757) 625-2220
International Black Women’s Congress Norfolk (757) 625-6400
T. H. Badger Career and TechnicalEducationCenter Onley (757) 787-4522
Dogwood Village of Orange County Orange (540) 672-2611
OrangeCountyHigh School Orange (540) 661-4300
Karlise CareEssentialsTrainingAcademy, LLC Palmyra (434) 589-2273
GilesCountyTechnologySchool Pearisburg (540) 921-1166
Health Care Solutions (AKA Professional Care Inc.) Petersburg (804) 732-7625
Petersburg Public Schools 1 and 11 Petersburg (804) 862-7156
Portsmouth Public School Portsmouth (757) 465-2907
PowhatanHigh School Powhatan (804) 598-5714
Riverview Nursing Home Rich Creek (540) 726-2328
Accuhealth Educational Systems Richmond (804) 323-6900
American Red Cross Richmond (804) 343-2793
Asher Comprehensive Training Program Richmond (804) 233-9494
J. SargeantReynoldsCommunity College Richmond (804) 523-5476
MG Home Health Services Richmond (804) 708-0146
MG School of Healthcare Professions Richmond (804) 308-3588
Professional Career Institute Richmond (804) 327-9740
Richmond Public Schools Richmond (804) 780-4388
Richmond Technical Center Richmond (804) 780-6237
Fast Track Health Care Education Roanoke (540) 981-9111
Friendship Manor Healthcare Roanoke (540) 265-2150
FriendshipHealthCareCenter Roanoke (540) 265-2150
Generation Solutions (Roanoke Location) Roanoke (434) 455-6500
Total Action Against Poverty/This Valley Works Roanoke (540) 767-6219
FranklinCountyHigh School Rocky Mount (540) 483-0221
FranklinHealthCareCenter& Rehabilitation Rocky Mount (540) 489-3467
Trinity Mission of Rocky Mount, L.P. Rocky Mount (540) 483-9261
CampbellCountyVo-TechCenter 1 & 11 Rustburg (434) 821-6213
Richfield Recovery and CareCenter Salem (540) 380-4500
SalemHealth & RehabilitationCenter Salem (540) 345-3894
BluestoneSenior High School Skipwith (434) 372-5177
ParkviewSenior High School South Hill (434) 447-3435
SpotsylvaniaCareer & TechnologyCenter Spotsylvania (540) 834-2500
CTS Professional Healthcare, LLC Springfield (7037) 587-0633
Northern VirginiaCommunity College Springfield (703) 822-6523
VirginiaSchool of Nursing and Medical Institute Springfield (703) 360-2901
NorthStaffordHigh School Stafford (540) 658-6150
Touching Lives Medical Training Institute Stafford (540) 628-0210
GreeneCountyTechnicalEducationCenter Stanardsville (434) 985-1336
Envoy of Staunton Staunton (540) 886-2335
King’s DaughtersCommunity & RehabilitationCenter Staunton (540) 886-6233
Northern VirginiaCommunity College (Loudoun Campus) Sterling (703) 450-2551
Blue RidgeNursingCenter Stuart (276) 694-7161
PatrickCountyHigh School Stuart (276) 694-3882
Healthcare Services 101, LLC Suffolk (757) 809-3588
PrudenCenter, The, Programs 1 and 11 Suffolk (757) 925-5651
Abbott Education Center, Inc. Virginia Beach (757) 502-3857
TidewaterCommunity College Virginia Beach (757) 822-7255
Fauquier Health, Rehabilitation and NursingCenter Warrenton (540) 349-1919
Fauquier Health, Rehabilitation and NursingCenter Warrenton (540) 316-5500
FauquierHigh School Warrenton (540) 347-6110
LordFairfaxCommunity College – Fauquier Campus Warrenton (540) 351-1505
Oak Springs of Warrenton Warrenton (540) 347-4770
Northern Neck Regional Vocational Center 1 and 11 Warsaw (804) 333-4940
ThomasNelsonCommunity College Williamsburg (757) 258-6591
Advanced Health, Inc. Winchester (888) 382-8881
Frederick County Public Schools Winchester (540) 662-8997
AmericaSchool of Nursing and Allied Health Woodbridge (703) 785-8568
Care Plus Nursing Services and TrainingCenter, L.L.C. Woodbridge (703) 580-0099
Gee’s Career Training Institute Woodbridge (703) 221-9000
Roses Home Healthcare, LLC Woodbridge (703) 590-4570
Skyline Terrace Nursing Home Woodstock (540) 459-3738
Carrington Place of Wytheville Wytheville (276) 228-5595
WytheCountyTechnologyCenter Wytheville (276) 228-5481
Virginia Health Services Yorktown (757) 595-2273

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