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CNA classes in Tennessee are enjoying high demand for students thanks to the tremendous expected growth for the outstanding TN allied health career! Below we will get in to much more detail. A certified nursing assistant is a basic healthcare provider who handles a long list of direct care functions for healthcare employers at places like hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities (LTCs).

Search for CNA Classes in Tennessee Below

How to become a CNA in Tennessee

The way you can become a CNA in Tennessee is much easier if you have a smooth road map to follow. We provide that for you below! Follow our guide and be on your way to becoming a Tennessee certified nursing assistant.

Step 1 – Be Sure you can Fulfill all Prerequisites for CNA Training in TN

The requirements to get in to accredited nurse aide courses in Tennessee is laid out below. Follow them step by step so you can get in to your training as quick as possible and you will have no hiccups along the way.

Be at least 16 years old
Have HS diploma/GED
Pass background check
Pass a TB and drug test
Current vaccinations (Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella)
Current CPR training for healthcare providers certificate
Pass English proficiency test

Step 2 – Enroll in a TN-approved CNA course

A CNA program approved by the Tennessee Department of Health must be complted before you can take the test for your CNA license in Tennessee. The individual programs and class sites that are approved are shown for you below. You can also find info here on the state boards website.

Approved Certified Nursing Assistant Programs in Tennessee

County/Phone #/Name of CNA Program

ANDERSON COUNTY (423) 482-7698 NHC HEALTHCARE, OAK RIDGE

ANDERSON COUNTY (865) 457-4205 ANDERSON COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

BEDFORD COUNTY (931) 684-8340 GLEN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION

BEDFORD COUNTY (931) 685-5013 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/SHELBYVILLE @ DOVER STREET

BLEDSOE COUNTY (423) 447-6811 BLEDSOE COUNTY NURSING HOME

BLOUNT COUNTY (615) 982-1132 MARYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 273-8300 BLOUNT MEMORIAL TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 983-0261 CONCORDIA NURSING & REHAB-FAIRPARK

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 984-0531 ALCOA HIGH SCHOOL

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 984-3146 LIFE CARE CENTER OF BLOUNT COUNTY

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 984-5500 WILLIAM BLOUNT HIGH SCHOOL

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 984-7400 CONCORDIA TRANSITIONAL CARE & REHAB-MARYVILLE

BLOUNT COUNTY (865) 984-8110 HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL

BRADLEY COUNTY (423) 364-5567 WALKER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

BRADLEY COUNTY (423) 473-2377 CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BRADLEY COUNTY (423) 476-0650 BRADLEY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

BRADLEY COUNTY (423) 614-3838 MATRIX MEDICAL TRAINING CENTERS, LLC.

CAMPBELL COUNTY (423) 562-0760 CUMBERLAND VILLAGE GENESIS HEALTHCARE

CAMPBELL COUNTY (423) 566-9629 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/JACKSBORO

CAMPBELL COUNTY (423) 784-6626 BEECH TREE MANOR

CAMPBELL COUNTY (423) 784-9455 JELLICO HIGH SCHOOL

CAMPBELL COUNTY (423) 907-1389 TENNOVA HEALTH & REHAB OF LAFOLLETTE

CANNON COUNTY (615) 563-2144 CANNON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

CANNON COUNTY (615) 563-5939 WOODBURY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER

CARROLL COUNTY (731) 352-2133 MCKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

CARROLL COUNTY (731) 352-3908 MCKENZIE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER

CARROLL COUNTY (731) 586-2061 LIFE CARE CENTER OF BRUCETON-HOLLOW ROCK

CARROLL COUNTY (731) 986-8223 HUNTINGDON HIGH SCHOOL

CARROLL COUNTY (731) 986-8943 HUNTINGDON HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER

CARTER COUNTY (423) 474-4100 UNAKA HIGH SCHOOL

CARTER COUNTY (423) 542-4133 LIFE CARE CENTER OF ELIZABETHTON

CARTER COUNTY (423) 542-5061 HILLVIEW HEALTH CENTER

CARTER COUNTY (423) 543-0070 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/ELIZABETHTON

CARTER COUNTY (423) 543-3202 SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF ELIZABETHTON REHAB & WELLNESS

CARTER COUNTY (423) 547-3840 IVY HALL NURSING HOME, INC.

CARTER COUNTY (423) 547-8015 ELIZABETHTON HIGH SCHOOL

CARTER COUNTY (423) 547-8364 HAPPY VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

CARTER COUNTY (423) 725-5200 HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL

CARTER COUNTY (423) 772-5300 CLOUDLAND HIGH SCHOOL

CHESTER COUNTY (731) 989-8125 CHESTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

CLAIBORNE COUNTY (423) 526-2188 CLAIBORNE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER

CLAIBORNE COUNTY (423) 869-5376 TRI-STATE HEALTH AND REHABILTATION CENTER

COCKE COUNTY (423) 623-6072 BEN W. HOOPER VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

COFFEE COUNTY (931) 222-4207 NHC HEALTHCARE, TULLAHOMA

COFFEE COUNTY (931) 454-2620 TULLAHOMA HIGH SCHOOL

COFFEE COUNTY (931) 455-8557 LIFE CARE CENTER OF TULLAHOMA

COFFEE COUNTY (931) 723-5159 COFFEE COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

COFFEE COUNTY (931) 723-8744 MANCHESTER HEALTH CARE CENTER

CROCKETT COUNTY (731) 635-3368 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/RIPLEY @ ALAMO

CROCKETT COUNTY (731) 663-3803 NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING CENTER

CROCKETT COUNTY (731) 696-4525 CROCKETT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

CUMBERLAND COUNTY (931) 277-3511 WHARTON NURSING HOME

CUMBERLAND COUNTY (931) 484-5767 STONE MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM

CUMBERLAND COUNTY (931) 484-6194 CUMBERLAND COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

CUMBERLAND COUNTY (931) 484-7502 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/CROSSVILLE

DAVIDSON COUNTY (269) 325-9133 NASHVILLE HEALTH CAREER CENTER, LLC OF CARERITE CENTERS

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 239-6144 MATRIX MEDICAL TRAINING CENTERS @ MADISON

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 244-6900 TREVECCA CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALING

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 292-4900 THE HEALTH CENTER AT RICHLAND PLACE

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 321-2005 SASH NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING PROG

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 333-8474 NATS, INC

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 341-4659 NASHVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL AT MEHARRY

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 501-3500 LIFE CARE CENTER OF HICKORY WOODS

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 646-4466 LAKESHORE THE MEADOWS

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 665-9505 WOODCREST AT BLAKEFORD

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 726-0492 CUMBERLAND HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER

DAVIDSON COUNTY (615) 871-8200 McKENDREE VILLAGE

DAVIDSON COUNTY (629) 888-5800 NHC PLACE AT THE TRACE

DECATUR COUNTY (731) 852-3591 WESTWOOD HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CENTER

DECATUR COUNTY (731) 852-3941 RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

DEKALB COUNTY (615) 597-4094 DEKALB COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

DEKALB COUNTY (615) 597-4284 NHC HEALTHCARE, SMITHVILLE

DICKSON COUNTY (615) 446-5171 DICKSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION

DICKSON COUNTY (615) 446-8046 NHC HEALTHCARE, DICKSON

DICKSON COUNTY (615) 446-9003 DICKSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

DYER COUNTY (731) 285-9710 THE HIGHLANDS OF DYERSBURG HEALTH & REHABILITATION

DYER COUNTY (731) 286-2209 DYERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL

FAYETTE COUNTY (901) 465-9861 NHC HEALTHCARE, SOMERVILLE

FENTRESS COUNTY (931) 484-7502 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/CROSSVILLE @ CLARKRANGE HIGH SC

ENTRESS COUNTY (931) 879-8101 ALVIN C. YORK INSTITUTE

FRANKLIN COUNTY (931) 967-2821 FRANKLIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

FRANKLIN COUNTY (931) 967-7082 THE WATERS OF WINCHESTER

GIBSON COUNTY (731) 286-3398 DYERSBURG STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE @ PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL

GIBSON COUNTY (731) 686-0841 MILAN HIGH SCHOOL

GIBSON COUNTY (731) 686-8373 NHC HEALTHCARE, MILAN

GIBSON COUNTY (731) 692-3616 GIBSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

GIBSON COUNTY (731) 783-0999 SOUTH GIBSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

GIBSON COUNTY (731) 855-4500 TRENTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER

GILES COUNTY (931) 363-3572 NHC HEALTHCARE, PULASKI

GILES COUNTY (931) 363-7548 MEADOWBROOK HEALTH CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

GILES COUNTY (931) 424-4014 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/PULASKI

GRAINGER COUNTY (865) 828-5295 RIDGEVIEW TERRACE OF LIFE CARE

GREENE COUNTY (423) 639-0175 GREENEVILLE/GREENE CO. CTR FOR TECH HIGH SCHOOL

GREENE COUNTY (423) 639-8131 LIFE CARE CENTER OF GREENEVILLE

GREENE COUNTY (423) 798-7940 WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-GREENEVILLE/GREEN CO. CAMPUS

GRUNDY COUNTY (931) 924-2041 SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF MONTEAGLE REHAB & WELLNESS CENTER

HAMBLEN COUNTY (423) 581-1600 MORRISTOWN WEST HIGH SCHOOL

HAMBLEN COUNTY (423) 581-5100 HERITAGE CENTER NURSING CARE

HAMBLEN COUNTY (423) 581-5435 LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORRISTOWN

HAMBLEN COUNTY (423) 585-2675 WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

HAMBLEN COUNTY (423) 586-2543 MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HIGH SCHOOL EAST

HAMBLEN COUNTY (423) 587-9075 GOODWILL INDUSTRIES-MORRISTOWN

HAMILTON COUNTY (423) 332-0060 SODDY DAISY HEALTH CARE CENTER

HAMILTON COUNTY (423) 396-2182 LIFE CARE CENTER OF COLLEGEDALE

HAMILTON COUNTY (423) 490-1599 THE HEALTH CENTER AT STANDIFER PLACE

HAMILTON COUNTY (423) 624-1533 NHC HEALTHCARE, CHATTANOOGA

HAMILTON COUNTY (423) 847-4800 HIXSON HIGH SCHOOL

HAMILTON COUNTY (423) 874-1900 RED BANK HIGH SCHOOL

HANCOCK COUNTY (423) 585-2600 WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE @ HANCOCK MANOR NURSING HOME

HANCOCK COUNTY (423) 733-1793 HANCOCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

HARDEMAN COUNTY (731) 254-8521 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/WHITEVILLE

HARDEMAN COUNTY (731) 658-4707 PINE MEADOWS HEALTH CARE

HARDIN COUNTY (731) 925-3976 HARDIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

HARDIN COUNTY (731) 925-7221 HARBERT HILLS ACADEMY NURSING HOME

HARDIN COUNTY (731) 926-4200 SAVANNAH HEALTH CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

HARDIN COUNTY (731) 926-8000 HARDIN COUNTY NURSING HOME

HAWKINS COUNTY (423) 272-3099 ROGERSVILLE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER

HAWKINS COUNTY (423) 357-3641 VOLUNTEER HIGH SCHOOL

HAWKINS COUNTY (423) 357-7178 CHURCH HILL HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CENTER

HAYWOOD COUNTY (731) 772-1845 HAYWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

HAYWOOD COUNTY (731) 772-3356 CRESTVIEW HEALTH CARE & REHAB CENTER

HAYWOOD COUNTY (731) 772-8160 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/WHITEVILLE @ BROWNSVILLE

HENDERSON COUNTY (731) 602-6112 SCOTTS HILL HIGH SCHOOL

HENDERSON COUNTY (731) 968-2004 LEXINGTON HEALTH CARE & REHAB

HENDERSON COUNTY (731) 968-2961 LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

HENRY COUNTY (731) 642-5232 HENRY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

HICKMAN COUNTY (931) 670-1366 EAST HICKMAN HIGH SCHOOL

HICKMAN COUNTY (931) 729-4236 LIFE CARE CENTER OF CENTERVILLE

HOUSTON COUNTY (931) 289-4141 SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF ERIN (ON-LINE PROGRAM)

HUMPHREYS COUNTY (931) 296-2532 HUMPHREYS COUNTY NURSING HOME

HUMPHREYS COUNTY (931) 296-7552 WAVERLY HEALTH CARE CENTER

JACKSON COUNTY (931) 268-0291 MABRY HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CENTER

JEFFERSON COUNTY (865) 397-3163 JEFFERSON COUNTY NURSING HOME

JEFFERSON COUNTY (865) 397-3182 JEFFERSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

JEFFERSON COUNTY (865) 475-6097 LIFE CARE CENTER OF JEFFERSON CITY

JOHNSON COUNTY (423) 727-1860 JOHNSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CAREER & TECH. EDU.

JOHNSON COUNTY (423) 727-7800 MOUNTAIN CITY CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

KNOX COUNTY (865) 246-4005 BEVERLY PARK PLACE HEALTH & REHAB C/O HILLCREST

KNOX COUNTY (865) 246-4005 WEST HILLS HEALTH AND REHAB C/O HILLCREST

KNOX COUNTY (865) 394-9960 COMPASSIONATE CARE TECHNICAL CENTER

KNOX COUNTY (865) 523-9171 SERENE MANOR MEDICAL CENTER

KNOX COUNTY (865) 524-1500 HOLSTON HEALTH & REHABILITATION

KNOX COUNTY (865) 539-5574 BEARDEN HIGH SCHOOL

KNOX COUNTY (865) 539-8670 KARNS HIGH SCHOOL

KNOX COUNTY (865) 546-5567 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/KNOXVILLE

KNOX COUNTY (865) 577-4475 SOUTH DOYLE HIGH SCHOOL

KNOX COUNTY (865) 588-8567 GOODWILL INDUSTRIES-KNOXVILLE

KNOX COUNTY (865) 594-1240 FULTON HIGH SCHOOL

KNOX COUNTY (865) 689-9130 GIBBS HIGH SCHOOL

KNOX COUNTY (865) 690-3411 SHANNONDALE HEALTH CARE CENTER

KNOX COUNTY (865) 862-8100 SENATOR BEN ATCHLEY STATE VETERANS’ HOME

KNOX COUNTY (865) 925-7552 NORTH KNOX CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER

LAKE COUNTY (731) 635-3368 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/NEWBERN @ LAKE COUNTY HS

LAUDERDALE COUNTY (731) 635-2642 RIPLEY HIGH SCHOOL

LAUDERDALE COUNTY (731) 836-9642 HALLS HIGH SCHOOL

LAWRENCE COUNTY (931) 231-8850 LORETTO HIGH SCHOOL

LAWRENCE COUNTY (931) 762-6548 NHC HEALTHCARE, LAWRENCEBURG

LAWRENCE COUNTY (931) 762-9412 LAWRENCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

LAWRENCE COUNTY (931) 762-9418 NHC-SCOTT

LAWRENCE COUNTY (931) 964-3539 SUMMERTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

LEWIS COUNTY (931) 796-3233 LEWIS COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER

LEWIS COUNTY (931) 796-5351 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/HOHENWALD

LINCOLN COUNTY (931) 433-6146 LINCOLN AND DONALSON CARE CENTERS

LINCOLN COUNTY (931) 433-6505 LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

LINCOLN COUNTY (931) 433-9973 FAYETTEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER

LOUDON COUNTY (865) 458-5436 CONCORDIA NURSING AND REHABILITATION – LOUDON

LOUDON COUNTY (865) 856-3028 GREENBACK HIGH SCHOOL

LOUDON COUNTY (865) 986-2072 LENOIR CITY HIGH SCHOOL

MACON COUNTY (615) 374-2147 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/HARTSVILLE @ TRI COUNTY EXT

MACON COUNTY (615) 699-2238 THE PALACE HEALTH CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

MADISON COUNTY (731) 422-9923 SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL

MADISON COUNTY (731) 424-3520 JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MADISON COUNTY (731) 668-1900 MAPLEWOOD HEALTHCARE

MADISON COUNTY (731) 668-7240 WEST TENNESSEE BUSINESS COLLEGE

MARION COUNTY (423) 658-5141 WHITWELL HIGH SCHOOL

MARION COUNTY (423) 837-7981 SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF SOUTH PITTSBURG

MARION COUNTY (423) 942-5120 MARION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

MARSHALL COUNTY (931) 359-3563 NHC HEALTHCARE, OAKWOOD

MARSHALL COUNTY (931) 359-4506 NHC HEALTHCARE, LEWISBURG

MARSHALL COUNTY (931) 359-4911 SPOT LOWE TECHNOLOGY CENTER

MAURY COUNTY (931) 381-2222 COLUMBIA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

MAURY COUNTY (931) 381-3112 NHC HEALTHCARE, COLUMBIA

MAURY COUNTY (931) 388-6443 MAGNOLIA HEALTHCARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

MAURY COUNTY (931) 398-6300 NHC-MAURY REGIONAL TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER

MAURY COUNTY (931) 486-2207 SPRING HILL HIGH SCHOOL

MCMINN COUNTY (423) 263-5541 MCMINN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

MCMINN COUNTY (423) 744-2814 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/ATHENS

MCMINN COUNTY (423) 745-0434 NHC HEALTHCARE ATHENS

MCMINN COUNTY (423) 745-8633 MCMINN COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

MCNAIRY COUNTY (731) 632-3301 ADAMSVILLE HEALTHCARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

MCNAIRY COUNTY (731) 645-3201 MCNAIRY COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER

MCNAIRY COUNTY (731) 645-3226 MCNAIRY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

MONROE COUNTY (423) 337-7881 SWEETWATER HIGH SCHOOL

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (931) 387-3201 MONTGOMERY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (931) 552-3002 CLARKSVILLE MANOR NURSING CENTER

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (931) 647-0269 AHAVA HEALTHCARE OF CLARKSVILLE

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (931) 648-2424 TENNESSEE HEALTH CAREERS, LLC

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (931) 648-5675 NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL

MOORE COUNTY (931) 759-4231 MOORE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

MORGAN COUNTY (423) 346-6285 MORGAN COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

MORGAN COUNTY (423) 346-6691 LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORGAN COUNTY

OBION COUNTY (731) 479-1441 SOUTH FULTON HIGH SCHOOL

OBION COUNTY (731) 536-4688 OBION COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

OBION COUNTY (731) 885-2373 UNION CITY HIGH SCHOOL

OBION COUNTY (731) 885-9065 OBION COUNTY NURSING HOME

OUT OF STATE COUNTY (502) 568-7800 SIGNATURE LEARNING (ON-LINE CURRICULUM ONLY)

OUT OF STATE COUNTY (919) 694-0431 CNA EDGE (CURRICULUM ONLY)

OVERTON COUNTY (931) 823-5525 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/LIVINGSTON

OVERTON COUNTY (931) 823-6403 OVERTON COUNTY HEALTH & REHAB CENTER

PERRY COUNTY (931) 589-2134 PERRY COUNTY NURSING HOME

PERRY COUNTY (931) 589-2831 PERRY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

PICKETT COUNTY (931) 864-3162 PICKETT CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

PUTNAM COUNTY (931) 525-6655 BETHESDA HEALTH CARE CENTER

PUTNAM COUNTY (931) 528-5516 NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE

PUTNAM COUNTY (931) 537-6524 SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PUTNAM COUNTY

PUTNAM COUNTY (931) 823-5525 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/LIVINGSTON @ COOKEVILLE HIGHER

PUTNAM COUNTY (931) 839-4000 STANDING STONE CARE & REHAB CENTER

RHEA COUNTY (423) 365-4355 SPRING CITY CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

RHEA COUNTY (423) 664-5339 LAURELBROOK ACADEMY

ROANE COUNTY (865) 882-6703 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/HARRIMAN

ROANE COUNTY (865) 882-9159 HARRIMAN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER

ROBERTSON COUNTY (615) 384-3516 SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

ROBERTSON COUNTY (615) 384-7977 THE WATERS OF SPRINGFIELD

ROBERTSON COUNTY (615) 384-8453 NHC HEALTHCARE, SPRINGFIELD

ROBERTSON COUNTY (615) 672-3636 WHITE HOUSE HEALTH CARE & REHABILITATION

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 768-5478 KENNIS INSTITUTE OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 893-2602 NHC HEALTHCARE, MURFREESBORO

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 893-2624 COMMUNITY CARE OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 896-4505 BOULEVARD TERRACE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 904-3800 SIEGEL HIGH SCHOOL

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 904-3850 BLACKMAN HIGH SCHOOL

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 904-6771 STEWARTS CREEK HIGH SCHOOL

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (615) 904-9111 ADAMSPLACE HEALTHCARE CENTER

SCOTT COUNTY (423) 663-4900 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/ONEIDA-HUNTSVILLE

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY (423) 949-2154 SEQUATCHIE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY (423) 949-4651 NHC HEALTHCARE, SEQUATCHIE

SEVIER COUNTY (865) 428-5454 PIGEON FORGE CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER

SEVIER COUNTY (865) 774-5851 WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (SEVIER COUNTY CAMPUS)

SHELBY COUNTY (731) 300-8871 SINCERE HEALTH CARE INSTITUTE

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 244-0844 THE HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE INC

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 244-7679 COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH ACADEMY OF TENNESSEE

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 246-8613 THE HEALTHCARE READINESS INSTITUTE

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 345-1000 REMINGTON COLLEGE

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 365-3665 KIRBY PINES MANOR

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 386-3211 AVE MARIA HOME, INC

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 396-2800 DR. BENJAMIN L. HOOKS JOB CORPS CENTER

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 416-8186 SOUTHWEST CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CTR HIGH SCHOOL

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 451-9194 HEART TO HEART EDUCATION & TRAINING

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 496-9210 CERTIFIED MEDICAL ACADEMY

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 543-6100 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/MEMPHIS

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 590-1166 WILLIAM AND JOHNSON CAREER COLLEGE

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 590-1166 WILLIAM AND JOHNSON CAREER COLLEGE @ HICKORY RIDGE MALL

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 590-2275 MID-SOUTH SUPPORTIVE LIVING

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 598-3000 MEMPHIS ACADEMY OF NATIONAL NURSING ASSISTANT

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 628-6302 HEALTHCARE ACADEMY OF MEMPHIS

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 654-8183 THE ALLEGIANT INSTITUTE OF HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS LLC

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 682-5677 BRIGHT GLADE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER

SHELBY COUNTY (901) 761-4500 CAREER ACADEMY

STEWART COUNTY (931) 232-6902 DIVERSICARE OF DOVER

SULLIVAN COUNTY (423) 246-2411 HOLSTON MANOR

SULLIVAN COUNTY (423) 288-3988 THE WEXFORD HOUSE

SULLIVAN COUNTY (423) 354-1300 SULLIVAN SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

SULLIVAN COUNTY (423) 378-8400 DOBYNS-BENNETT HIGH SCHOOL

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 325-9201 PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 325-9263 SIGNATURE HEALTH OF PORTLAND REHAB & WELLNESS CENTER

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 451-0788 NHC PLACE SUMNER

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 452-7132 THE WATERS OF GALLATIN

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 644-5111 WESTMORELAND CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 824-0720 NHC HEALTHCARE, HENDERSONVILLE

SUMNER COUNTY (615) 824-6200 BEECH HIGH SCHOOL

TIPTON COUNTY (901) 475-0027 COVINGTON CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER

TIPTON COUNTY (901) 837-5800 DYERSBURG STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE @ BRIGHTON HS

TROUSDALE COUNTY (615) 374-2147 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/HARTSVILLE

TROUSDALE COUNTY (615) 374-2147 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/HARTSVILLE @ TROUSDALE CO HS

UNICOI COUNTY (423) 743-1639 UNICOI COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

UNICOI COUNTY (423) 743-4131 ERWIN HEALTH CARE CENTER

UNICOI COUNTY (423) 743-7669 CENTER ON AGING AND HEALTH

UNION COUNTY (865) 992-0180 UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

UNION COUNTY (865) 992-5816 WILLOW RIDGE CENTER

VAN BUREN COUNTY (931) 946-7768 GENERATIONS CENTER OF SPENCER

WARREN COUNTY (931) 473-8431 NHC HEALTHCARE, MCMINNVILLE

WARREN COUNTY (931) 668-2011 RAINTREE MANOR

WARREN COUNTY (931) 668-5858 WARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

WASHINGTON COUNTY (423) 232-2200 SCIENCE HILL HIGH SCHOOL TECH CENTER

WASHINGTON COUNTY (423) 282-3311 NHC HEALTHCARE, JOHNSON CITY

WASHINGTON COUNTY (423) 431-1686 BALLAD HEALTH

WASHINGTON COUNTY (423) 477-7146 LIFE CARE CENTER OF GRAY

WASHINGTON COUNTY (423) 975-0095 LAKEBRIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER

WASHINGTON COUNTY (423) 975-2000 AGAPE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER

WEAKLEY COUNTY (731) 364-3158 WEAKLEY COUNTY NURSING HOME

WEAKLEY COUNTY (731) 587-0503 DIVERSICARE OF MARTIN

WEAKLEY COUNTY (731) 587-3193 VANAYER HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER, INC.

WHITE COUNTY (931) 738-9430 LIFE CARE CENTER OF SPARTA

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 472-4270 CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 472-4600 INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 472-4800 RAVENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 472-5200 NOLENSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 595-2080 PAGE HIGH SCHOOL

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 778-6800 NHC PLACE COOL SPRINGS

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 790-0154 NHC HEALTHCARE, FRANKLIN

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 794-8417 GRACE HEALTHCARE OF FRANKLIN

WILLIAMSON COUNTY (615) 834-6520 TENNESSEE HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION (CURRICULUM ONLY)

WILSON COUNTY (615) 374-2147 TN COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY/HARTSVILLE @ WILSON CO. CAREER

WILSON COUNTY (615) 444-1836 QUALITY CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND HEALING

WILSON COUNTY (615) 444-9610 LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL

WILSON COUNTY (615) 453-4600 WILSON CENTRAL HIGH

WILSON COUNTY (615) 758-5606 MT. JULIET HIGH SCHOOL

Step 3 – Satisfy training hours requirement for Tennessee

All candidates for CNA licensing in Tennessee will have to successfully finish a total of 75 hours of classroom study and 35 hours of study in a clinical practicing environment. If you do not fulfill this requirement you cannot take the CNA licensing test.

Step 4 – Pass the Tennessee CNA certification exam

The official nursing assistant certification exam given in Tennessee is the Tennessee Nursing Aide Certification Exam. This examination asks students to complete a section containing written questions, as well as a clinical demonstration.

The company that contracted by the state of Tennessee to give the test is Headmaster LLP. The cities and towns in Tennessee where the assessment is typically given are at the link here.

The cost is $30 for the knowledge exam and the cost is $60 for the skills exam.

Step 5 – Become listed on the TN Nurse Aide Registry

The nursing registry maintained by the TN Office of Health Care Facilities is a list of all the licensed and certified nursing assistants that are able to work in Tennessee. After you take the exam and pass it, you will be put on the registry when Headmaster LLP sends your test results to the TN Office of Health Care Facilities. After two weeks or so, you should be on the registry and eligible for employment.

Tennessee Office of Health Care Facilities
665 Main Stream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-7841
Nurse Aide Registry: 1-800-778-4504
Fax: 615-248-3601
Email: wanda.king@tn.gov

CNA salary and jobs in Tennessee

The projected 23% gain in new jobs for nursing assistants in Tennessee is wonderful news for all aspiring nurse aides across the state. For more details about what you will make as a salary as a nursing assistant in Tennessee, see our data below.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$9.64$12.78$18.22
Yearly$20,040 $26,590 $37,900
TennesseeHourly$8.60$11.22$14.81
Yearly$17,890 $23,340 $30,800
Memphis, TN-MS-ARHourly$9.18$12.26$15.83
Yearly$19,090 $25,500 $32,940
Chattanooga, TN-GAHourly$9.48$11.65$15.27
Yearly$19,720 $24,240 $31,750
Cleveland, TNHourly$8.89$11.55$14.74
Yearly$18,490 $24,020 $30,660
Knoxville, TNHourly$9.53$11.41$14.75
Yearly$19,820 $23,740 $30,670
Clarksville, TN-KYHourly$8.97$11.38$17.38
Yearly$18,660 $23,670 $36,150
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TNHourly$8.44$11.29$15.20
Yearly$17,540 $23,480 $31,620
Johnson City, TNHourly$8.52$11.04$14.91
Yearly$17,720 $22,970 $31,010
Eastern TennesseeHourly$8.59$11.00$14.36
Yearly$17,860 $22,870 $29,870
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VAHourly$8.93$10.84$13.93
Yearly$18,560 $22,550 $28,970
North Central TennesseeHourly$8.43$10.71$13.55
Yearly$17,530 $22,280 $28,180
South Central TennesseeHourly$8.50$10.64$12.81
Yearly$17,680 $22,140 $26,630
Morristown, TNHourly$8.32$10.55$12.79
Yearly$17,310 $21,950 $26,590
Western TennesseeHourly$8.06$10.33$12.73
Yearly$16,760 $21,480 $26,470
Jackson, TNHourly$7.98$9.80$14.06
Yearly$16,590 $20,380 $29,240

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