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Career Training Center Of Chicago (CTCC) offers the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program that will provide students with comprehensive theory and clinical training needed to acquire the knowledge and skills to meet the Illinois Department of Public Health requirements for CNAs. We offer a 5-week course, but with perfect attendance, you can finish in as little as 4 weeks. In fact, the training is fast-paced to ensure the earliest graduation possible. Contact us now and join the exciting world of medicine!

Theory classes include basic approaches of nursing practice, multi-cultural society, and communication are studied for the purposes of assisting persons to meet their basic needs. The role of the CNA as an assisstant to the licensed nurse and the member of the health care team is studied and practiced in the classroom and laboratory. The method of instruction will include lecture, discussion, role play, demonstration and return demonstration.

Clinical classes is held in a nursing facility. Clinical experience will include reinforcements of skills learned in classroom and lab. Focuses on application of manual skills and understanding of theoretical concept learned in class and lab.


All Applicants Must:

  1. Complete an application form.
  2. Must have at least finished 8th grade.
  3. Speak and understand English.
  4. Pass a reading test.
  5. Agree to a criminal background check.


Other Requirements
A physical examination by a licensed physician is required, which includes a diagnostic test and immunizations.


Theory Classes:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 
 9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
5:00 p.m.– 9:45 p.m.
Clinical Class:

Tuition Costs
Registration Fee: $20.00
Lab Fee: $30.00
Tuition Fee: $850.00 

Total Costs: $900.00

Other Incidental Costs

Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting: $38.25 (payable to Accurate Biometrics)

State Competency Exam Fee (Online Payment): $75.00

The cost of Textbook, uniforms, white shoes, stethoscope, and thermometer will be the students' responsibility. 

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Employment Opportunities in Nursing
If you want a rewarding career in healthcare, contact Career Training Center Of Chicago. This program is designed for those seeking Certification and employment as a Nursing Assistant. The objective of the program is to train you to meet the required skills to safely function as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the Certificate of Completion and will be eligible to sit for the Illinois State Certification Examination. For more information, call (773) 583-8532.

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday
12 pm– 5 pm