Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
90 HR training
Skills and written or oral testing by NJ state Department of Health and Senior Services.
CNA State Certification, reciprocity in other States.
No High School Diploma Required
CNAs who get employed in Nursing Homes get a refund of school fees within six months of employment, (state law)
CNAs work in: Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Assisted Living, Medical Day Care Centers and Group Homes.
*The CNA growth rate is projected to be the fastest, (20%) more than other careers due to the high number of the elderly population (baby Boomers), According to Bureau of Labor Statistics.