Excel Academy

Certified Nursing Assistant

Our program in CNA training uses learning to motivate you to experience personal growth and success. Our mission is to certify students who are prepared to provide the highest quality care to patients, and outstanding service to employers.

Career opportunities

Demand for your skills to provide quality health care in many situations.

  • Residents in nursing homes
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Clients in their own homes

Job growth for nursing assistants in general is expected to be at a rate of 21% and is expected to create 312,200 new jobs over the 2012-2022 decade according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

To obtain employment, potential employers may require a background check, driving record check, and/or drug testing.

Class schedule

Finish our program in a matter of weeks on a schedule convenient to you.

Lesson plan

The CNA training program is divided into two parts.

Classroom64 hours
Clinical*46 hours
110 total instructional hours
*Clinical hours include work in a lab and at a designated clinical facility.

Upcoming start dates

Begin your training within a month of signing up.

Daytime sessions

Four week duration from 8AM-2PM Monday-Friday.

Evening sessions

Five week duration from 4:30-9:30PM Monday-Thursday.

    Weekend sessions

    Nine week duration from 8AM-2PM Saturday-Sunday.

    New classes begin every Saturday, call for details.

    (203) 691-7989

    Tuition and fees

    See how affordable it is to invest in your career.

    Registration (non-refundable)$200
    Books and uniform$100


    There are just three requirements to graduate and get started on your career in healthcare.

    1. Complete required course hours
    2. Maintain a grade of at least 70%
    3. Pay in full all course fees/tuition

    When these requirements have been satisfied, a Certificate of Completion and official transcript will be issued. We will then arrange and notify you of testing dates for the State of Connecticut CNA Licensing Exam.

    Kickstart your career

    Call us at (203) 691-7989 or visit one of our campuses to get more information on our courses with no obligations.

    North Haven

    Come to an open house

    Admission policy

    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Applicants must speak and comprehend English.
    • An in-person interview, admission applications, and other necessary documentation must be submitted and approved prior to enrollment.
    • Applicants must have a physical exam and be free of communicable diseases.
    • Applicants must have a TB test with a negative result or a chest x-ray performed.
    • Excel Academy, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, color, physical or mental disability, ethnic or national origin.