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Embarking on the path to a new career is both exciting and a little scary at the same time. You will need to ensure you have the proper training and certifications in order to follow that career path. Many people have found success by enrolling in CNA classes in New Mexico. You may be surprised at how exciting your own career could be when you choose to get your CNA certification.

One of the best things about choosing CNA classes in New Mexico is that you do not have to deal with the expense and time of higher education. All that you will need in New Mexico is a GED and you will need to be 18 years old. That means you can get started on your new career not too long after high school if you would like! CNA programs only take about 12 weeks in New Mexico. You do not have to spend more than just a few months gaining the education  and training and then you can move on to getting the CNA certification that you need to begin your career.

The CNA Classes You Need to Become a CNA in New Mexico

Each state has their own rules about the required classes in order to become CNA certified. In the state of New Mexico, you will need a total of 70 hours of CNA classes. You will also need 100 hours of clinical training. That would be your real life work that will be set up through the school that you choose. There are certain CNA classes in New Mexico that will be required by the state for you to complete during your coursework. They include classes involving infectious diseases, emergency healthcare procedures, and patient care. If you intend to work at certain facilities that may offer geriatric care, then you may need to have extra classes and training for this too.

If you plan on getting your CNA certification, then it is important that you choose the right school. You need to choose a school that offers accredited and approved CNA programs. Choosing the right school for your CNA  classes will matter a great deal.

Some of the CNA programs that you could choose include the following:

Just how much does it cost to get the CNA classes that you need? Overall, in the state of New Mexico, you can expect training programs to cost about $1,000. This can be a budgetary problem for some and if you are worried about cost, then do not fear. Some colleges will offer lower priced CNA programs than others, so it certainly is a good idea to look around before choosing one for your training.

Getting Your CNA Certification in New Mexico

Once you have all of the required CNA classes and training, then there are a few more things that you will need to do before you can get CNA certification in New Mexico. The first of these will be taking and passing the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Program Testing. This test will need to be passed in order to receive your CNA certification. You have three chances to pass the test and after the third chance, you would be required to re-enter your CNA classes. For more information on scheduling the test, you may click here. The exam will be a two part test in which you will need to pass a written portion and a clinical portion.

After you have passed the exam, you will need to place your name of the New Mexico nurse aide registry. You can find this registry here. The final things that you will need to do are registering your fingerprints with the state and then pass a background check. Once all of this is complete, you will have your CNA certification!

Choosing careers as a certified nursing assistant will be a good way to become a part of the medical field. The CNA training and classes that you need will only take you a few weeks and with just a few more steps, you will be ready for your new career.

CNA Job and Salary Data for Mexico Cities

Urban Area Employed CNA’s Hourly Mean Wage Salary Range 10% – 90%* CNA Employment Per 1,000 Jobs
Albuquerque 3,320 $13.49 $9.75 – $17.69 8.88
Farmington 450 $13.33 $9.83 – $18.94 8.77
Las Cruces 460 $11.88 $9.88 – $14.67 6.58
Santa Fe 500 $12.60 $9.89 – $16.68 8.45
 
Central New Mexico Community College 525 BUENA VISTA SE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106

Central New Mexico Community College is located in Albuquerque and is an urban campus providing a number of different people the opportunity to get an education, no matter their place in life. The college offers associate’s degrees as well as occupational certifications. Students at the college will be able to pursue a certified nursing assistant program as well as specialty courses so that they can further their career.

Website: http://www.cnm.edu/

Dona Ana Branch Community College 3400 S. ESPINA, LAS CRUCES, NM 88003

The central campus of Dona Ana Branch Community College is located in Las Cruces. This campus is a part of the Community College System of New Mexico and is a fully accredited school that offers classes on campus as well as at local high schools. The nursing and allied health division of the school offers a CNA training course for those who wish to become a certified nurse assistant.

Website: http://dacc.nmsu.edu/hca/

Clovis Community College 417 SCHEPPS BOULEVARD, CLOVIS, NM 88101

Located in Clovis, New Mexico, Clovis Community College serves a wide area, giving numerous students the opportunity to pursue a two year degree or a work ready certification. The college gives students a chance to pursue a career as a CNA through a thorough, accredited nurse aide training program that can be completed in about two months.

Website: http://www.clovis.edu/

Santa Fe Community College 6401 RICHARD AVENUE, SANTA FE, NM 87508

Traditional and nontraditional students in the Santa Fe area may now choose to follow a variety of different technical certifications as well as two-year degrees at Santa Fe Community College. The college’s school of health sciences offers different nursing programs, including the academic requirements to become a certified nursing assistant in the state.

Website: https://www.sfcc.edu/

Luna Community College 366 LUNA DRIVE, LAS VEGAS, NM 87701

Luna Community College is located in Las Vegas, and is a part of the New Mexico Community College System. It is the only college of this type on the northeastern slopes of the state, serving the whole area with various academic programs. Students who wish to become a certified nursing assistant will be able to choose between an associate’s degree or a technical certification.

Website: https://www.luna.edu/

Northern New Mexico Community College 921 PASEO DE ONATE, ESPANOLA, NM 87532

Northern New Mexico Community College is located in Espanola and also offers a satellite campus in El Rito so that students in a larger area will be able to pursue degree and certification options. The college is fully accredited and offers a state-approved CNA program for study for those who want to become a certified nursing assistant.

Website: http://nnmc.edu/

  • Popular Cities in New Mexico

CNA Training Class Locations in New Mexico (NM)

The following is a list of state approved CNA Training Centers in New Mexico:


Cities in New Mexico:

Alamogordo | Albuquerque | Angel Fire | Carlsbad | Clovis | Crownpoint | Deming | Espanola | Farmington | Ft. Bayard | Gallup | Hobbs | Las Cruces | Las Vegas | Los Lunas | Portales | Ranchos De Taos | Raton | Roswell | Ruidoso | Santa Fe | Santa Teresa | Silver City | Socorro | Truth Or Consequences | Tucumcari

  • City
  • CNA Training Center
  • Street Address
  • Phone Number

Alamogordo

BETTY DARE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER

3101 N. FLORIDA AVENUE, ALAMOGORDO, NM 88310

(575) 434-0038

Alamogordo

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-ALAMOGORDO

2400 N. SCENIC DRIVE, ALAMOGORDO, NM 88311

(575) 439-3807

Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

807 MOUNTAIN ROAD NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87102

(505) 243-3658

Albuquerque

CENTRAL NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY COLLEGE

525 BUENA VISTA SE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106

Albuquerque

MANZANO DEL SOL

5201 ROMA NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87108

(505) 262-2311

Albuquerque

PRINCETON PLACE

500 LOUISIANA BLVD NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87108

(505) 255-1717

Albuquerque

UNIVERSAL CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC.

8015 MOUNTAIN ROAD NE Suite 116B, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87110

(505) 990-1958

Angel Fire

ELIZABETH A. O’REILLY

PO BOX 614, ANGEL FIRE, NM 87710

Carlsbad

LAKEVIEW CHRISTIAN HOME HEALTH

1300 N. CANAL STREET, CARLSBAD, NM 88220

(575) 887-3947

Carlsbad

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-CARLSBAD

1500 UNIVERSITY DRIVE, CARLSBAD, NM 88220

(575) 234-9200

Clovis

CLOVIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

417 SCHEPPS BOULEVARD, CLOVIS, NM 88101

(575) 769-2811

Crownpoint

NAVAJO TECHNICAL COLLEGE

PO BOX 849, CROWNPOINT, NM 87313

(505) 786-4100

Deming

DEMING HIGH SCHOOL

501 WEST FLORIDA, DEMING, NM 88030

Espanola

ESPANOLA VALLEY NURSING-REHABILITATION CENTER

720 HACIENDA STREET, ESPANOLA, NM 87532

Espanola

NORTHERN NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY COLLEGE

921 PASEO DE ONATE, ESPANOLA, NM 87532

(505) 747-2111

Farmington

LIFE CARE CENTER OF FARMINGTON

1101 WEST MURRAY DRIVE, FARMINGTON, NM 87401

(505) 326-1600

Farmington

SAN JUAN COLLEGE

4601 COLLEGE BOULEVARD, FARMINGTON, NM 87402

(505) 566-3496

Ft. Bayard

FORT BAYARD MEDICAL CENTER

PO BOX 36219, FT. BAYARD, NM 88036

(505) 537-3303

Gallup

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-GALLUP

200 COLLEGE ROAD, GALLUP, NM 87301

(505) 863-7593

Hobbs

OLIVE LEAF INSTITUTE SCHOOL FOR LEARNING

2825 DAL PASO, HOBBS, NM 88240

(575) 392-7775

Las Cruces

DACC GADSDEN CENTER

3400 SOUTH ESPINA STREET, LAS CRUCES, NM 88003

Las Cruces

DACC HATCH HIGH SCHOOL

3400 SOUTH ESPINA STREET, LAS CRUCES, NM 88003

Las Cruces

DACC SUNLAND PARK CENTER

3400 SOUTH ESPINA, LAS CRUCES, NM 88003

Las Cruces

DONA ANA BRANCH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

3400 S. ESPINA, LAS CRUCES, NM 88003

(575) 527-7500

Las Vegas

LUNA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

366 LUNA DRIVE, LAS VEGAS, NM 87701

(505) 454-2500

Las Vegas

VIDA ENCANTADA REHAB-NURSING

2301 COLLINS DRIVE, LAS VEGAS, NM 87701

(505) 425-9362

Los Lunas

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-VALENCIA CAMPUS

280 LA ENTRADA, LOS LUNAS, NM 87031

(505) 925-8611

Portales

HEARTLAND CONTINUING CARE CENTER

1604 WEST 18TH STREET, PORTALES, NM 88130

(505) 359-4719

Portales

ROOSEVELT GENERAL HOSPITAL

PO DRAWER 868, PORTALES, NM 88130

Ranchos De Taos

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-TAOS

1157 COUNTY ROAD 110, RANCHOS DE TAOS, NM 87557

(505) 758-7648

Raton

MINER’S COLFAX MEDICAL CENTER-LONG TERM CARE

900 SOUTH SIXTH, RATON, NM 87740

(505) 445-2741

Raton

RATON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER

1660 HOSPITAL DRIVE, RATON, NM 87740

Roswell

EASTERN NM UNIVERSITY-ROSWELL

PO BOX 6000, ROSWELL, NM 88202

(575) 524-2510

Roswell

ROSWELL JOB CORPS

57 G STREET, ROSWELL, NM 88202

(575) 347-7468

Roswell

SUNSET VILLA CARE CENTER

1515 S. SUNSET AVENUE, ROSWELL, NM 88203

(505) 623-7097

Ruidoso

EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-CTAN HIGH SCHOOL

709 MECHEM DRIVE, RUIDOSO, NM 88345

Ruidoso

EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-RUIDOSO

709 MECHEM DRIVE, RUIDOSO, NM 88345

(505) 257-9041

Santa Fe

SANTA FE CARE CENTER

635 HARKLE ROAD, SANTA FE, NM 87505

(505) 982-2574

Santa Fe

SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

6401 RICHARD AVENUE, SANTA FE, NM 87508

(505) 428-1323

Santa Teresa

ANAMARC EDUCATION INSTITUTE

2660 AIRPORT ROAD SUITE 780, SANTA TERESA, NM 88008

Santa Teresa

EMERALD NURSING SCHOOL-SANTA TERESA

1074 COUNTRY CLUB SUITE B-3, SANTA TERESA, NM 88008

Silver City

WESTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY

PO BOX 680, SILVER CITY, NM 88062

(575) 574-5140

Socorro

SOCORRO GOOD SAMARITAN VILLAGE

PO BOX 1279, SOCORRO, NM 87801

(575) 835-2724

Truth Or Consequences

SIERRA HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE

1400 N. SILVER, TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM 87901

Tucumcari

DR. DAN C. TRIGG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

301 EAST MIEL DE LUNA AVENUE, TUCUMCARI, NM 88401