Due to a sizable senior population, nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Delaware have many job openings for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). Because these healthcare professionals play an essential role in patient care, Delaware has qualified training programs to train people to become CNAs. These nurse aides in Delaware make $29,700 a year on average per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Choosing the Best CNA Programs in Delaware

More than a dozen vocational schools, community colleges and career institutes throughout Delaware offer CNA trainings. Class size, cost of tuition, student-to-instructor ratio and pace of learning are variables applicants can compare to narrow their CNA institute choice. Interested applicants can learn more about what is required when applying by reading our CNA Training Programs Admissions page.

  • Program Length: Students completing their Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) training can finish their program in 6 weeks for accelerated formats and 10 weeks for non-accelerated formats. Classroom learning and on-site learning at a healthcare facility are included.
  • Program Cost: Each institution prices their CNA training programs accordingly but most cost between $2,000 to $3,000. Non-profit organizations such as the American Red Cross and Job Corps of Delaware offer free CNA courses; students may still need to pay for testing, supplies and other fees.
  • Board Approved Programs: The Division of Health Care Quality of the State of Delaware oversees licensing for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Home Healthcare Aides. When selecting a training, ensure it is compliant with state certification requirements. Check out the CNA certification requirements for Delaware to learn more.
  • Online/In-Person Options: Certified Nursing Assistants in Delaware typically train for their career by completing courses and clinical work in a supervised on-site facility. Online courses are limited. Most programs offer flexibility and accelerated formats to accommodate the hectic schedules of busy students.

2020 List of CNA Classes in Delaware

To get a feel for the CNA curriculum in Delaware, see our list of classes and courses available in the state:

Bear, DE

SchoolContact Information
Bear Professional Institute
CNA Programs
2500 Wrangle Hill Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 832-2744

Dover, DE

SchoolContact Information
Delaware Technical Community College
100 Campus Dr
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 857-1000
Delaware Technical Community College - Charles L. Terry Jr. Campus - Dover
CNA Programs
100 Campus Dr
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 857-1000

Newark, DE

SchoolContact Information
Dawn Career Institute
CNA Programs
252 Chapman Rd
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 273-3560

Newport, DE

SchoolContact Information
Camtech - School Of Health Sciences & Technology Newport
CNA Programs
240 N James Street, Suite B2
Newport, DE 19804
(302) 998-8166

Seaford, DE

SchoolContact Information
Camtech - School Of Health Sciences & Technology
CNA Programs
563 N Hall Street
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 998-8166

Wilmington, DE

SchoolContact Information
Wilmington Job Corps Center
CNA Programs
9 Vandever Ave
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 575-1710

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