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Free CNA Training in Chicago

Do not be scared off by the high cost of a certified nurse aide training education.  When searching for free CNA training in Chicago its best to contact the local community colleges and education institutes to see which type of financial aid may be available to you.

When deciding on enrolling in Free CNA training in Chicago its best to confirm that the school is an accredited institution.   Students need to take the time to ask questions about the training program.

Its important that you have a passion for wanting to help others.  Without a fondness and a dedication for your free CNA training, chances are you won’t do as well. 

In order to receive your certification, students taking a free CNA training program in Chicago will need to complete hours of training, pass the written exam and be able to demonstrate the nurse aide skills learned by passing a practical exam. 

WIA Approved Colleges that Offer CNA Training in Chicago Illinois

Chicago Care Training Center
6600 N. Lincoln Avenue Suite 418
Lincolnwood IL, 60712

Chicago Community
Learning Center
4753 North Broadway Suite 602
Chicago IL,60640

Dawson Technical Institute
3901 S. State Street
Chicago IL, 60609

Midwestern Career College
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 3800
Chicago IL,60606

Samland Institute of
Allied Health and
4320 W. Montrose Ave.
Chicago IL, 60641

Samland Institute of
Allied Health and Technology
10146 S. Western Ave.
Chicago IL, 60643

SOLEX College
5715 W. Belmont Ave.,
Chicago IL, 60634

Tukiendorf Training Institute
5310 N. Harlem Ave.
Suite 209
Chicago IL, 60656

New Start, Inc.
New Start, Inc. which is a nonprofit training school in Illinois. We have locations in Springfield, IL and Chicago, IL. New Start, Inc. offers a full-time accelerated 17 day course. This program is grant funded and everything but your uniform is paid for. The class is totally free  You have to be at least 18 years or older with a high school diploma or GED and also be an Illinois resident with US citizenship. For more details feel free to visit their website at or give them a call at 217-522-3799

TTI Medical Training (Help with Government Grant as well as Payment Plan Assistance)
6615 W. Irving Park # 216
Chicago, IL 60634
Ph. 773-774-2222

Located in Chicago. They provide assistance in applying for federal grants that might pay for your training at their school. Specifically, they help with the Workforce Investment act application. If you’re from a low income household or are part of the foster home system you might be eligible for the WIA. Approval into the WIA usually takes three to four months and requires dedication and commitment. TTI holds WIA orientations throughout the year that help familiarize you with the process.