Nursing Assistant | Nurse Aide (CNA)

Anyone who would like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), in New York State, must attend and graduate from a school that is licensed by both the NYS Education Department and the NYS Department of Health.  Access Careers is also Accredited Nationally by COE

We run an excellent and recognized 125 hour CNA program.  CNAs work in various healthcare facilities including hospitals, nursing homes and extended care facilities. CNAs have to perform various duties depending on the facility they work. Regardless of where you work, many of the responsibilities will be the same.

Why Access Careers?
  • We have been training CNAs since 2004 and have our alumni working at almost all the nursing homes on Long Island. Quality instruction is something that we pride ourselves on.  DON’T BE FOOLED BY CHEAP PRICES.  You will end up being shorted on the quality of education that you paid for.

  • We have excellent instructors that are licensed by NYSED

  • State of the Art Skills Lab 

  • We have four flexible class schedules 

  • We have convenient payment plans so you can pay as you go 

  • We assist our graduates with Job Placement 

  • Our passing rate/students can be seen on the public records of the NYS Nurse Aide Registry website.

Steps in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant:
  • Enroll in a Nursing Assistant Program at a NYS licensed school.  Our school is also Accredited by COE.
  • Complete your CNA program. (NY State requires 125 hours of training in order to graduate.  Access Careers breaks this down into 96 clock hours or classroom training followed by 30 hours of internship hours at a RHCF.  It is the student’s responsibility to give the school a completed physical that was performed within the last 6 months as a pre-requisite to attend the internship)  ALL OUR INTERNSHIP SITES ARE LOCATED IN THE NASSAU & SUFFOLK COUNTY
  • Prepare for your certification exam WHICH WILL BE HELD AT OUR SCHOOL.   You’ll take this after graduation. Once you pass your exam you will be issued your NYS Certified Nursing Assistant License
  • We will then assist you on finding employment

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