Certified Nurse Aide

Our next CNA Weekday classes begin on  5/31.

The next CNA Weekend class begins on  6/25  

Seats are limited. Call today!

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDES (CNA) work under the direction of other health care professionals, usually in nursing homes or hospitals. Their duties include taking the blood pressure, temperature, and pulse of patients. They help patients get in and out of bed, take baths, and dress. They also serve meals and perform housekeeping chores like making beds and cleaning rooms. Nursing assistants observe the patient’s physical, emotional, and mental status and report any changes to the medical or nursing staff.  Nursing assistants that are employed in nursing homes are often the principal caregivers. They often have more contact with residents than other members of the staff.  Since some residents may occupy a nursing home for months or even years, nurses aides often develop ongoing relationships with them and respond to them in a positive and caring manner.

An exciting thirty-hour internship in one of New York’s leading nursing homes is an integral part of this program. The hands-on experience that you gain provides you with the real experience that nursing homes look for when they hire new staff.  Additionally, CNA graduates have the option of furthering their education and upgrading their credentials.  Those who receive a Certified Nurse Aide license can add training to become Patient Care Technicians.  Please visit our Patient Care Tech page for details about PCT certifications.

• 96 classroom hours, plus 30 hours clinical assignment, plus state board certification exam •

ABC Training Center is licensed by the New York State Department of Education.

No High School Diploma? No Problem! You can still register for ABC courses by taking our FREE entrance exam instead.

Licensed CNAs from ABC Work Here:

Amsterdam House * Jewish Home & Hospital * Kateri Residence * Terrence Cardinal Cooke * Wycoff Heights Hospital * Hospital For Special Surgery * Woodcrest * Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center * Jacobi Hospital * Montifiore Hospital * Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center * St. Barnabas Hospital * Veteran’s Administration Medical Center * Westchester Square Hospital * Burke Rehabilitation Center * New Rochelle Medical Center * Bruckner Nursing Home * Daughters of Jacob * Fieldston Lodge * Frances Schervier Home and Hospital * Hebrew Home For the Aged * Jeanne Jugan Residence * Judith Lynn * Laconia * Manhattanville * Morningside * Pellham Parkway * St. Patrick’s Home * Split Rock * Wayne * Workman’s Circle * Bayberry * Cabrini Nursing Home * Hudson View * St. Joseph’s Nursing Home * Sarah Newman * Somer Manor * Wartburg Home * St. Joseph’s Medical Center * Bellevue Hospital * Gouvrneur Hospital * Mt. Sinai Medical Center * St. Lukes * NY Presbyterian & MORE!

Weekday Schedule (8 weeks)

Day Morning OR Afternoon OR Evening
Monday through Thursday 9 am – 12 pm OR 1 pm – 4 pm OR 6 pm – 9 pm

Weekend Schedule 

Option #A: 2 days a week for 8 weekends

Day                                         Time                                            
Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 4 pm


Option #B:  1 day a week for 16 Saturdays or Sundays

Day                   Time                    
Saturday 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday 9 am – 4 pm


Fast Track Schedule (4 weeks)

Day Time                                            
Monday through  Thursday 9 am – 4 pm
      Note: Fast Track schedules require a down payment of $875 and 4 weekly payments of $218.75



Praise for our CNA Course from our students

Not only do the teachers know their subject, they know how to teach it!


There are smiling faces wherever you go! The whole staff treats us very professionally.


They work with your schedule.  It’s easy to make up or repeat classes if you need to.


You can feel yourself learning and making progress!


The teachers always explain everything completely.  They know their field!


ABC has a perfect payment plan.  They make it easy for people who can’t pay all at once for school.


“The whole staff treats us very professionally.”


Classes can be booked for large groups or companies with your own separate classroom. Contact us for more information.

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