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Frequently Asked Questions
Is the test fees and background check included?
No, your testing and background check fees are not included. You must pay prometric $155 for your state exam which is a separate expense from your training.
You must also pay to get your background check and fingerprints done if you haven't done so within the last 5 years.
Do I need any previous healthcare experience/ training to become a CNA?
No prior training is needed to become a CNA or to take our test prep course. We specialize in training those without any prior knowledge on how to become certified in just One Week. Classes are quick and fast paced so come prepared to learn and let us do the rest. We offer private classes for those who need more individualized training. We also have 2 day Fast track classes designed for those who either learn quickly, are coming from out of town, or have had some previous healthcare training.
How much money does a CNA make?
The average salary for a Long Term Care Certified Nursing Assistant in Jacksonville, FL annually is $26,263. A brand new CNA with no experience typically starts at $10-$12 per hour. Keep in mind that the flexibility of being a CNA opens you up to many job opportunities and the ability to get overtime because there is currently a high demand for CNA's.
What are the requirements to become a CNA? How old do I have to be to become a CNA?
A high school diploma or its equivalent. If you do not have your high school diploma or GED then you must be at least 18 years of age (17 with parental permission). Must pass the CNA competency examination- which is exactly what you will be learning how to do in our One Week Test Prep Course.
How many times can I take the CNA competency examination?
Three times. If you fail the third time you must then go to an 120 hour approved training program.
How much is the test/CNA exam?
$155. The clinical skills portion of the exam is $120 and the written portion is $35 totaling $155. This is a separate fee from the One Week CNA Training course. All exam fees are paid directly to Prometric.
How can I become a CNA without going to school?
In the state of Florida you have the option to challenge the CNA competency exam without going to a state-approved training program or school as long as you are 18 years of age or have your high school diploma or its equivalent. Here at One Week CNA Training we teach you everything you need to know to challenge and pass the exam in just one week so that you can gain employment and get experience in your new career as fast as possible.
How does the payment plan work?
Your first deposit is minimum $50. Additional payments are $25 minimum and can be made as often as you like until your class is paid in full.All Payments Are NON-REFUNDABLE. You have 3 months to pay off your class without forfeiting your funds. Courses must be paid in full before your first day of class. Please be sure you can pay off your class within the 90 day time frame before you make your first payment.
Do I need a background check?
Yes, in order to take your CNA test you will need to have your level 2 federal background check done through a Live Scan vendor. It is $75 so have those funds prepared as well. Please take the electronic fingerprinting form with you to ensure the board of nursing receives your results.
Can I still become a CNA with a criminal history?
You will be required to list each offense on your application and submit all supporting documents to the board of nursing. Each application is reviewed and either accepted or denied on its own merits.
What can I wear to class?
Scrubs are preferred since all skills are hands-on and may require bending and lifting. Comfortable clothing is also allowed with closed toed shoes.
Do I get a certificate of completion at the end?
Yes. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of your course. This is not your CNA license. You must pass both parts of the state exam to receive your CNA license from the state of Florida board of Nursing. But don't worry- this is exactly what we prepare you for. We guarantee you will pass our course or you can take our refresher course again for FREE!
Can I apply the old school way and just print the registration form myself?
Yes, you can download the Registration Form and print it and bring it with you to class. Just make sure to call us or email us and let us know you're planning on coming to class.
Our class is fun, fast and easy. Take a chance and give us a call today to see if this is the right career change for you.
FOR JUST $199 YOU'LL GET:
3 days of Hands-on training by an experienced RN, LPN, or CNA
FREE Refresher Course- right before your exam!!
Take home EXAM PREP study guide with clinical skills listed step by step
Practice Tests with over 100 questions
Practice all 21 skills
Flexible Class SchedulesALL
***Pre-Payment plans are available with no credit check so everyone qualifies! Call for more details.
**Spanish Classes offered
After taking our class we are proud to say we have a 98% success rate!
We guarantee that you will pass your state exam or you can take our refresher course again for FREE!
Please note the school is not open all day long for walk-ins, however, you may call at any time for information or to make an appointment to come in to meet with an instructor.
Testing fees are separate from the training fees. The state exam application is $155 and background check fees are $76. You can pay these fees after the training is complete. You will receive a certificate of completion from our program after the training is over but you must pass your state exam before you can get your CNA license.