CNA Training Louisville

CNAs in Kentucky earn an average of $22,000 per year with some making in the low $30k’s. It stands to reason that many people in Kentucky are interested in this field. Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky and is also the county seat, making it a desirable place to obtain CNA training.

To be a CNA in Kentucky, one must enroll in an approved training program. In order to be accepted into a program, the applicant must have a TB skin test and a criminal background check. Upon successful completion of a 75 hour training program, then you must take and pass the Kentucky state competency exam.

One of the most popular ways to complete the CNA training Louisville program is through the American Red Cross. More detailed information about this program can be found at They offer both an in-house and blended learning program. Currently the In-House class costs $500 and the Blended Learning class fee is $620. These fees do not include expenses such as uniforms, shoes, the TB test, background check or materials.

CNA Classes Louisville Red Cross In-House Program

The in-house program has 59 hours of classroom training and 16 hours of clinical training. All hours must be attended.

CNA Classes Louisville Red Cross Blended Learning Program

This program has four phases, and again all of them must be attended. The phases are as follows:

  • Phase I – 36.5 hours of instructional study online completing a workbook and passing online quizzes with a 70% or higher.

  • Phase II – 22.5 class hours on nurse aid skills

  • Phase III – training in nursing facility policy and procedure; an exam is given at this point needing a 70% or higher grade to continue to next phase

  • Phase IV – Two 8-hour days of on-site clinical training