CNA Training FAQs for Washington

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General CNA Information

What is a Certified Nursing Assistant?
How will becoming a CNA help my career?
What steps are required in Washington to become a CNA?
Can I work in other states with a Washington nursing assistant certification?

Enrollment and Eligibility

How do I enroll in NextStep’s CNA program?
What tech do I need to participate in the NextStep CNA program? 
Do I have to take a background check?
Can I get recertified as a CNA through NextStep?
How much education do I have to have to enroll?
What documentation do I need to enroll?
Do I need to be vaccinated for COVID-19?

Program Costs

How much does the program cost?

Job Placement

What kind of job can NextStep help me get?
Is employment guaranteed?
How much do NextStep CNAs make?
Is NextStep an employment agency?
What if I change my mind during the course or after accepting a job?
What if I find a better job with another employer?
How quickly will you find a job for me?
What if you don’t find any jobs for me during the 7-day job placement period?

Time Requirements

How long do I have to complete the program?
How quickly can I complete the course?


Where do I take the course?


Is the course state approved?
What do NextStep graduates say about the course?


What is a mentor and how frequently do I speak with my mentor?


What is the content of the NextStep CNA program?

Contact Us

How can I contact NextStep?

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