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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

Health Care Institute of Charlotte
5820 E Wt Harris Blvd # 103
Charlotte, North Carolina 28215
HealthCare Professional Education Institute
2201 S. Cannon Blvd.
Kannapolis, North Carolina 28083
HealthCore Resource School
1001 Navaho Drive #210
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Isothermal Community College
1255 W Mills St.
Columbus, North Carolina 28722
Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, North Carolina 28160
James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, North Carolina 28349
Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577
Lenoir Community College
818 Highway 91
Snow Hill, North Carolina 28580
Lenoir Community College
509 Highway 58 North
Trenton, North Carolina 28585
Lenoir Community College
231 Hwy 58 South
Kinston, North Carolina 28502
Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road
Williamston, North Carolina 27892
Martin Community College
409 West Granville Street
Windsor, North Carolina 27983
Mayland Community College
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777
Mayland Community College
107 Wheeler Hills Rd.
Burnsville, North Carolina 28714
Mayland Community College
785 Cranberry Street
Newland, North Carolina 28657
McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Dr.
Marion, North Carolina 28752
Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, North Carolina 28677
Mitchell Community College
701 Cherry Street
Statesville, North Carolina 28677
Mitchell Community College
219 North Academy Street
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115
Montgomery Community College
1011 Page Street
Troy, North Carolina 27371
Mount Eagle Institute
470 West Hanes Mill Road, Suite 109
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105
Nash Community College
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804
Nurse Aide Institute of Excellence
5100 Reagan Drive #6
Charlotte, North Carolina 28206
Optimal Health College, Inc.
1420 East Club Boulevard
Durham, North Carolina 27704
Pamlico Community College
5049 Highway 306 South
Grantsboro, North Carolina 28529
Piedmont Community College
1715 College Drive
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Piedmont Community College
106 Main Street
Yanceyville, North Carolina 27379
Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Greenville, North Carolina 28590
Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, North Carolina 28590
Priority Nursing Academy
2007 Yanceyville St # 61
Greensboro, North Carolina 27405


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