In order to help you prepare for a successful career in the medical field, we offer small classes that are held in easily accessible locations (near public transportation), as well as hands-on experience, and cutting-edge course materials that are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council.
The purpose of the Certified Nurse Assistant Training Program is to provide information and skills that will enable the student to provide quality care for residents in nursing homes, as well as supplemental information and skills that will enable them to provide quality health care for clients at home and patients in hospitals.
Day classes are 4 weeks long.
- For the first 3 weeks, classes are held Monday – Thursday from 9:00am – 3:15pm.
- Clinical work will be held the last week of class, Monday – Thursday, from 8:00am – 2:15pm, at a specified location assigned to that area.
- For the first 6 weeks, classes are held Tuesday – Thursday from 5:30 pm – 10:00pm.
- Clinical work will be held the last week of class, Monday – Thursday, from 4:45pm – 11:00pm, at a specified location assigned to that area.
The fee for the Certified Nurse Assistant Training program is $1,250.00. This fee will include a textbook, and a certificate prodvided at graduation.
$250.00 non-refundable enrollment fee
$1000.00 must be paid off 7 days prior to start date.
*Cost of Program and Payment plan are subject to change. We accept Visa, MC, Discover or American Express, bank check or money order. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS.
- Present a photo ID at the time of the orientation.
- Complete and pass a National Criminal background check.
- Complete an application form.
- Take an entrance exam, which includes reading comprehension, writing, and basic math. These skills are measured to ensure that the prospective student will be able to read and understand the material in class.
- Before beginning the program, students will be required to submit an ARC physical examination form which includes results from a PPD test.
20 Church St
New Haven, CT
Contact: Kandace Murray at Kandace.Murray@redcross.org or 203-234-2115 for registration information.
American Red Cross
1057 Broad Street - 3rd Floor
Contact Autumn Furlow at Autumn.Furlow2@redcross.org or 203-338-0951 for registration information
American Red Cross
323 Pitkin St. - 111 Founders Plaza 10th Flr
Contact Elizabeth Hernandez at Elizabeth.Hernandez@redcross.org or 860-761-0249
Once you've successfully passed your CNA classes in New Haven, you will be ready to take your state licensing exam and skills test. These exams are up to you to schedule and are not typically hosted at Red Cross training facilities. Test-day requirements vary by location, but will be available to you well before your test date.
Your CNA training in New Haven can prepare you for a rewarding career in the medical field that's rife with opportunity. In fact, from 2010 to 2020 the need for Certified Nurse Assistants is expected to grow by 20%. In addition, if you're considering adding to your medical credentials, but aren't sure which path you'd like to take, becoming a CNA will allow you to gain valuable skills and insights, and explore your options while working in the field.