CNA Programs in Illinois

If you are considering starting a career as a nursing assistant you can begin your research by identifying CNA training courses in Illinois cities near you. It is recommended that you contact each training center of interest to learn more about their program offerings, class schedules, prerequisite requirements and more.

Embarking upon a new career path is an important decision and should not be taken lightly. Many Illinois CNA classes include 6-12 weeks of classroom study and prepare students to take the CNA certification exam upon completion. Students should master the core competencies required of a nurse aide during their training class. Courses are available throughout Illinois to meet student’s needs.

Some CNA training classes are offered for free in exchange for a promised period of employment at the training facility upon certification. These free CNA classes are typically available through long-term care centers and assisted living nursing homes in Illinois.

Illinois nursing students can usually expect to pay anywhere between $500-$1500 for a CNA training course. This cost typically includes classroom hours, books and study materials. After passing the course students will be eligible to take the CNA certification exam to earn their license to practice.

Nursing Assistant Programs in Illinois (IL)

Apostolic Christian Home Nurse Aide Training Program – Roanoke
1102 West Randolph, Roanoke, IL 61561

Black Hawk College Nursing Assistant Program – Rock Island High School
301 Ave. of The Cities, East Moline, IL 61244

Bloomington Area Vocational Center
1202 East Locust, Bloomington, IL 61702

Malcolm X College Nurse Aide Training Program – Chicago
1900 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612

CNA Classes in Illinois Community Colleges

Frontier Community College – Fairfield
2 Frontier Drive, Fairfield, Illinois 62837

Highland Community College – Freeport
2998 West Pearl City Rd., Freeport, IL 61032

Shawnee Community College CNA Program – Anna
1000 North Main St., Anna, IL 62906

Illinois CNA Training Schools

Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center. We offer programs in dental assisting, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and office administration, and pharmacy tech.


  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Bettendorf

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