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Highland Park Care
745 North Highland,
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Marian Manor
2695 Winchester Drive,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15220

Parkway West Area Vocational Technical School
7101 Steubenville Pike,
Oakdale, PA 15071

Pittsburgh Job Corps Center
7175 Highland Drive,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206

Lackawanna College – Continuing Education
Main Campus – Scranton
501 Vine Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509
Phone #: (570) 961-7810
Toll Free #: 1-877-346-3552

Schuylkill Technology Center
17 Maple Avenue
Mar Lin PA  17951
Phone #: (570) 544-9131

Delaware County
Institute of Training
615 Ave. of the States
Chester, PA 19013
610-874-1888

Allied Medical Careers, Inc.
104 Woodward Hill Rd.
Edwardsville, PA 18704
712-288-8400

Pennsylvania State University-
Allentown Campus
6090 Mohr Ln.
Fogelsville, PA 18051-9733
610-821-6577

McKeesport Hospital School
of Nursing Assistants
1500 Fifth Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132
412-664-2139
 
American Institute of Design
1616 Orthodox St.
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-288-8200

Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School CNA Training Classes – Ebensburg
948 Ben Franklin Highway, Ebensburg, PA 15931

Commonwealth Technical Nurse Assistant Classes – Johnstown
727 Goucher Street, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15905

Greater Johnstown Area Vocational Technical School
445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

Chester County Opportunities Center – West Chester
790 East Market Street, West Chester, PA 19382

Center For Arts and Technology CNA Course – Coatesville
1635 East Lincoln, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320
Riverside Nursing Center 
100 8th Street,
Mckeesport, PA 15132

Berks Career and
Technology Center
1057 County Road,
Leesport, PA 19533

Berks County Home Berks Heim
1011 Berks Road, Leesport, Pennsylvania 19533

Reading Area Career Center
10 South Second St.,
Reading, PA 19603

Reading-Muhlenberg Career and Technical Center
2615 Warren Road,
Reading, Pennsylvania 19604

Beaver County Career and Technology Center
145 Poplar Drive
Monaca, PA 15061
Phone #: 724.728.5800

Steel Center Area Vocational Technical School
565 Lewis Run Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
412-469-3200 Ext 113

Northampton Community College
3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone #: 610-861-5300
Phone #: 610-861-5500

Antonelli Medical and
Professional Institute
1700 Industrial Hwy.
Pottstown, PA 19664
610-323-7270

Presbyterian Home
Nurse Assistant School
P.O. Box 551
Phillipsburg, PA 16866
814-342-6090

Allied Medical Careers, Inc.
2901 Pittston Ave.
Scranton, PA 18505
717-288-8400

Advanced Career Training
Southwest Corner 69th and Markey Upper Darby, PA 19505
803-479-4076

Pocopson Home – West Chester
1695 Lenape Road,
West Chester, PA 19382

Saint Martha Manor Nurse Aide Class – Downingtow
470 Manor Ave., Downingtow, Pennsylvania 19335

Tel Hai Nursing Center, Inc.
Beaver Dam Rd.
Honey Brook, PA 19344

CNA Training in Pennsylvania

If you are considering becoming a certified nursing assistant in Pennsylvania, you are probably wondering what is involved. The CNA training in Pennsylvania Requirements include graduation from an approved program, a passing score on the Pennsylvania Nurse Competency Exam, followed by placement on the State Nurse Aid Registry. As a nurse’s assistant, you will be entering a dynamic field, where you will work closely with RNs, who in turn assist doctors.

The first thing you will need to do is locate approved training programs in your area. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has compiled a list of programs that can aid in your search. You must also meet certain eligibility requirements, including a minimum age of 16 and proficiency in basic skills, such as math and language arts. You must also pass a criminal background check and be tested for infectious diseases.

Once you are accepted into a CNA training class in Pennsylvania, you will be required to complete 120 hours of classroom instruction, 75 to satisfy federal requirements and 45 to satisfy further state requirements. Upon completion of your training, you must take the nurse aide certification exam, made up of 70 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.

After passing the exam, you will have satisfied Pennsylvania class training requirements and will then be ready to begin your new career, which, according to state numbers, will experience significant growth for the foreseeable future.


Approved Nurse Aide Training Programs in Pennsylvania
CNA Classes in Pennsylvania