CNA Programs in Virginia

If you are considering starting a career as a nursing assistant you can begin your research by identifying CNA training courses in Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia.

Virginia 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 Virginia (VA)

Accuhealth Educational Systems Nursing Assistant Program
6966 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA 23225

Maralex Allied Health Educational Services Nursing Assistant Course
4810 Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22312

CNA Classes in Virginia Community Colleges

Mountain Empire Community College CNA Training Program
3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Northern Virginia Community College CNA Training Course
4600 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203

Virginia CNA Training Schools

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  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Concentration in Clinical Support
  • Medical Assisting Diploma
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Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Practical Nursing
  • And more...
Locations: RichmondNorfolk

The Metropolitan Institute of Health and Technology (MIHT) is dedicated to educating men and women to serve with confidence in the health and technology industry. MIHT provides career training for students to move forward in their chosen field of study, changing their lives for the better. MIHT strives to provide quality education with affordable tuition. Our staff works to determine the best financial options for students on an individualized level.


  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
Locations: Lorton


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