Nurse Aide Training Programs in Vermont

A nurse aide who has completed an approved nurse aide training program and testing in some states is considered certified and called a certified nurse aide or CNA. In the state of Vermont a nurse aide who has completed licensing requirements is considered a Licensed Nurse Aide or LNA. The first step to becoming an LNA in Vermont is to complete a state approved LNA training program. There are numerous nurse aide training programs offered throughout the state of Vermont at hospitals, nursing facilities, vocational schools and community colleges. A list of the Vermont State Board of Nursing approved programs can be found below.

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Free nurse aide training in Vermont! A nursing facility in Vermont that is federally certified or accepts Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement can not charge an LNA, who they have offered employment, for training, testing or for materials required for the nurse aide program. An LNA who is offered employment with a federally certified nursing facility within 12 months of completing an approved nurse aide training program is entitled to reimbursement of all training, testing and course related materials. Inquire with your instructor or employer to learn more about this opportunity. More LNAs and potential LNAs in Vermont should be aware of this information and the benefits of receiving free career training. There are not many opportunities like this where in just a few weeks you can be trained and employed without any financial investment.

Nurse Aide Certification in Vermont

Nurse aide certification in Vermont starts with completing a Vermont State Board of Nursing approved nurse aide program. The next step is to apply to and successfully pass the LNA test administered through D&S Diversified Technologies, LLP. Once these steps are completed you will need to apply for licensure and subsequently be listed in the Vermont State Board of Nursing licensed nurse aide database.

Licensed Nurse Aide Salary and Job Outlook in Vermont

The State of Vermont Department of Labor reports that LNAs, orderlies and attendants make an average annual salary of $25,740 and an average hourly wage of $12.38. They have also projected job growth through 2016 at 13% for this career area. These numbers are promising for this field, however, a better gauge of what is going on in your community can be found by contacting nursing facilities or related employers of Licensed Nurse Aides in your community and asking them if they are hiring and what entry-level LNA pay is. Based on the opportunity to receive free LNA training and that this career can lead to more advanced nursing and health care career paths, this could be a great time for you to be entering the LNA field.

A popular health care career option that individuals researching LNA programs also look into is Medical Assisting. Medical Assisting offers similar earnings and job growth projections, 28% job growth in Vermont. Training for a Medical Assistant usually takes 6 months to 18 months depending on the program. Learn more about the Medical Assistant programs in Vermont.

Approved Nursing Assistant Programs in Vermont

Addison County Home Health
P.O.Box 754
Middlebury, VT 05753
PH: 388-7259
American Red Cross—Green Mtn.
PH: 603-352-3210
Barre Technical Center—Day
155 Ayers Street
Barre, VT 05641
PH: 476-4811 ext. 1320
Bennington Health and Rehab
2 Blackberry Lane
Bennington, VT 05201
PH: 442-8525
Berlin Health & Rehab Center
98 Hospitality Drive
Barre, VT 05641
PH: 229-0308
Birchwood Terrace Healthcare

43 Starr Farm Road
Burlington, VT 05401
PH: 863-6384
Burlington Health & Rehab

300 Pearl Street
Burlington, VT 05401
PH: 658-4200
Cedar Hill Continuing Care
49 Cedar Hill Drive
Windsor, VT 05089
PH: 674-6609
Centers for Living and Rehab

160 Hospital Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
PH: 447-1547
Cold Hollow Career Center

P.O. Box 530
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450
PH: 933-4003 (ext. 24)
Fletcher Allen Health Care

111 Colchester Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401
PH: 847-2363
Franklin County Rehabilitation

110 Fairfax Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
PH: 752-1685
Genesis Eldercare/Mountain View

9 Haywood Ave
Rutland, VT 05701
PH: 775-0007
Grace Cottage Hospital

P.O. Box 216
Townshend, VT 05353
PH: 802-365-3634
Green Mountain Technology and
Career Center
738 VT Route 15 West
Hyde Park, VT 05655-9322
PH: 851-1589
Greensboro Nursing Home

47 Maggie’s Pond Road
Greensboro, VT 05841
PH: 533-7051
Patricia A. Hannaford Career
51 Charles Avenue
Middlebury, VT 05753
PH: 802-382-1042
Helen Porter Healthcare and
Rehabilitation Center
30 Porter Drive
Middlebury, VT 05753
PH: 388-4001
Lyndon Institute Technical
P.O. Box 127
Lyndon Center, VT 05850
PH: 626-6152
The Manor

577 Washington Hwy.
Morrisville, VT 05661
PH: 888-5201
Maple Lane

2260 Maple Hill Road
P.O. Box 500, Barton, VT 05822
PH: 754-8575
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
289 County Road
Windsor, VT 05089
PH: 674-7367
North Country Career Center/Days

209 Veterans Ave.
P.O. Box 725
Newport, VT 05855
PH: 334-5469
Northlands Job Corps Center

100A MacDonough Drive
Vergennes, VT 05491
PH: 877-0123
Northwest Technical Center (Day & Adult Programs)
71 South Main St.
St. Albans, VT 05478
PH: 527-6517
Pine Heights

187 Oak Grove Avenue
Brattleboro, VT 05301
PH: 257-0307
Pines Rehabilitation & Health Center
601 Red Village Rd.
Lyndonville, VT 05851
PH: (802) 626-3361
The Pines at Rutland

99 Allen Street
Rutland, VT 05701
PH: 775-2331
Randolph Technical Career Center
17 Forest Street
Randolph, VT 05060
PH: 728-9595
River Bend Career and Technical Center
35 Oxbow Drive
Bradford, VT 05033
PH: 222-5212
River Valley Technical Center

307 South St. (Scott Farr)
Springfield, VT 05156
PH: 885-8300
Rowan Court

378 Prospect Street
Barre, VT 05641
PH: 476-4166
Stafford Technical Center

8 Stratton Road
Rutland, VT 05701
PH: 770-1033
Starr Farm Nursing Home

98 Starr Farm Road
Burlington, VT 05401
PH: 658-6717
Vermont Veterans’ Home

325 North Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
PH: 802-447-6467
Visiting Nurse Assoc. of Chittenden
& Grand Isle Counties
1110 Prim Road
Colchester, VT 05446
PH: 802-658-1900

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