CNA Training Programs in New Jersey

To become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and work in a Long Term Care Facility, Nursing Home or Assisted Care Facility you will need to complete a Nurse Aide in Long Term Care Facilities Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP). These programs are regulated and approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS). These programs can be found listed below. Following completion of the CNA training classes you will need to also complete a competency evaluation exam administered by Pearson Vue. Your program administrator will be able to provide you with the contact information for Pearson Vue or the information can be found on the NJDHSS website.

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The New Jersey Nurse Aide training and competency evaluation programs are intended to prepare nurse aides for certification as well as with the basic knowledge an skills to provide patient care to residents of Long Term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes, assisted Care Facilities and related facilities. A CNA student can expect to spend 50 hours in classes and another 40 hours in clinical rotation where they receive “hands-on” training in a licensed Long Term Care Facility.

According to the State of New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, a CNA in New Jersey makes a median annual salary of $25,800 and a median hourly wage of $12.38. The State of New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections show that job growth will be 14% for CNAs in New Jersey. This is all positive data for those looking to enter this field, which can be a gateway to other health care positions like professional nursing, medical assisting, management and more.

You may also be interested in the Medical Assisting programs in New Jersey. According to the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, the mean annual salary in New Jersey is $32,580 and the mean hourly rate is $15.66. Medical Assisting programs in New Jersey can often be completed in just 9 to 12 months. Research your options.

Approved Certified Nurse Aide Training Programs in New Jersey

The HoHoKus School at Bergen Regional Medical Center

The The HoHoKus School at Bergen Regional Medical Center Nurse Aide training is approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS).

Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
PH: 609-343-5652
Clinical Pathways
29 N. Vermont Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
PH: 609-340-8210
Bergen Community College
Division of Continuing Education
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652-1595
PH: 201-612-5473
The HoHoKus School at Bergen Regional
Medical Center
230 East Ridgewood Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Burlington County Institute of Technology
Adult Education
695 Woodlane Road
Westampton NJ 08060
PH: 609-267-4226 x231
Moe Shea Corporation
Three 3rd Street Suite 202
Bordentown, NJ 08505
PH: 609-324-9911
Brooks Alternative Technical School
1873 Route 70 East
Suite 306
Cherry Hill NJ 08003
PH: 856-874-9303
Camden County College
Continuing Education
Box 200 College Drive
Blackwood NJ 08012
PH: 856-589-7981
Camden County College
200 N Broadway
Camden NJ 08102-1102
PH: 856-968-1296
Camden County Technical School
Allied Health Program
343 Berlin-Cross Keys Road
Sicklerville, NJ 08081
PH: 856-767-7000
CDM Institute
1 Greentree Center
10000 Lincoln Drive
Marlton, NJ 08053
PH: 856-983-2220
Health & Technology Training Institute
401 Route 70 East, Suite 205
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
PH: 609-877-6878
Trinity Healthcare Training
P O Box 476
Marmora NJ 08223
PH: 609-628-4244
Cumberland County Technical Educational Center
601 Bridgeton, Avenue
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
PH: 856-451-9000
PRN Training Center
60 Lebanon Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
PH: 856-459-3222
Academy of Training
936 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
PH: 973-733-2727
The School of Medical Technology
142 Lafayette Street 1st FlNewark, NJ 07105
PH: 866-768-7500
Be Kind Vocational School
366 Main Street
West Orange, NJ 07052
PH: 973-677-1994
Best Care
68 South Harrison Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
PH: 973-673-3900
All Care Health Institute
785 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Newark, New Jersey 07108
PH: 973-643-0100
C & C Nurse Aide Training School
1068 Clinton Ave., SuiIrvington NJ 07111
PH: 973-373-6667
CareerTek Training Institute
134 Evergreen Place 5th Floor
East Orange NJ 07018
PH: 973-678-6886
Catholic Community Services
321 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
PH: 973-268-3172
Dorson Vocational Training Institute
280 South Harrison Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
PH: 973-672-7691
Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark NJ 07102
PH: 973-877-1885
Essex County Vocational Schools
900 Bloomfield Ave
Verona NJ 07044
PH: 973-228-0377
Exemplary Nursing Services Training Center
55 Washington Street, Suite 607
East Orange, NJ 07017
PH: 973-673-2300
McEllis Training Institute
800 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
PH: 973-643-6917
Workforce Advantage
390 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07103
PH: 973-412-7823
Gloucester County College
Division of Lifelong Learning
1400 Tanyard Road
PH: 856-384-8511
Computer Professional Learning Center
905 Bergen Avenue, 2nd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
PH: 201-386-0700
Micro Tech Training Center
300 JFK Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07306
PH: 201-216-9901
US PC Tech Learning Center
2815 Kennedy Blvd 3rd Jersey City, NJ 07306
PH: 201-761-0038
Workforce Advantage
3608 Bergenline AvenndUnion City, NJ 07087
PH: 201-865-1199
Workforce Advantage
924 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
PH: 201-222-0901
Berkel Training Institute
320 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
PH: 609-392-1855
Mercer County Technical Schools
Health Careers Center 1070 Klockner Road
Trenton, NJ 08619

PH: 609-587-7640
Universal Training Institute, Inc.
174 Jefferson Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
PH: 732-826-0155
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738
PH: 732-224-2380
LTC Career Training
600 Main Street
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
PH: 732-988-1700
Monmouth County Vocational School
4000 Kozloski Rd
Freehold NJ 07728
PH: 732-431-7946
Ace Healthcare Training Institute Inc.
8 South Morris Street
Dover, NJ 07801
PH: 973-366-7171
Certified Nursing Assistant, L.L.C.
58 Oakridge Parkway
Toms River NJ 08755
PH: 732-505-0481
Cuidado Casero Health Training School
5 Prospect Street
Lakewood, NJ 08701
PH: 732-370-1144
Ocean County Vocational Technical Schools
Adult Evening School
1299 Old Freehold Road Toms River, NJ 08753
PH: 732-473-3131
Varis Health Consultants
1165 North Maple Ave.
Toms River, NJ 08724
PH: 732-840-9050
CDM Institute
40 Galesi Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470
PH: 973-785-1234
American Institute

346 Lexington Ave
Clifton, NJ 07011
PH: 973-340-9500
Passaic County Technical Institute
45 Reinhardt Road Wayne, NJ 07470
PH: 973-790-6000
Medical Careers Training Center
(Professional Adult Training, Inc.)
1124 US Highway 202 Suite #A2 Raritan, NJ 08869
PH: 908-429-8680
Raritan Valley Community College
P O Box 330
Somerville NJ 08876
PH: 908-218-8872
Somerset County Technical Institute
Allied Health Programs
PO Box 6350
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
PH: 908-526-8900
Ace Healthcare Training Institute
930 Stuyvesant Ave
Union, NJ 07083
PH: 908-851-2700
B & M Consultants
125 Broad Street 10th floor Ste 1008 Elizabeth, NJ 07201
PH: 908-355-9315
Branford Institute
570 North Broad StreetElizabeth, NJ 07208
PH: 908-352-1004
Claire Caring Institute
1139 East Jersey Street Suite 219
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
PH: 908-994-9199
Comtec Institute
1147 East Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
PH: 973-673-6100
Healthcare Training Institute
1969 Morris AvenuUnion, NJ 07083
PH: 908-851-7711
Micro Power
1203 St. George Ave. Linden, NJ 07036
PH: 908-587-9070
Partners Pharmacy
70 Jackson Drive
Cranford, NJ 07016
PH: 908-931-9111
Union County Vocational Technical Schools
1776 Raritan Road Ext 316
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
PH: 908-889-8288
Warren County Community College
475 Route 57 West
Washington, NJ 07882
PH: 908-689-7613

(Source: State of New Jersey Department of Health & Human Services)

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