The Capital of California is Sacramento. Sacramento has a total population of 466,488 according to the 2010 census. Once you get your CNA license in California, then you will be able to apply for CNA positions in Health-care homes, medical offices, Assisted Living Homes, Sacramento Adult Day Care’s. hospitals & outpatient facilities throughout Sacramento.
You will need lecture portion and clinical experience in order to perform the state exam. There are a lot of schools in Sacramento who offer CNA programs. When you start searching, make sure you choose a school that is state-approved. Since most people have jobs or are already enrolled to college, most CNA classes are offered at nights and weekends as well. When you call the schools, make sure to ask them if they offer weekend and night classes as that is very crucial for many of us.
How much will I make as a CNA in Sacramento?
When you get hire, expect to earn salary between $23,343 and $31,501 per year. As you obtain experience, you can make more.
CNA Requirements in Sacramento
Here is a list of all the state-approved CNA programs in Sacramento
AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE
4700 COLLEGE OAK DRIVE
Tel: (916) 484-8176
SACRAMENTO TWIN RIVERS ADULT SCHOOL
5201 ARNOLD AVENUE
NORTH HIGHLANDS 95652
Tel: (916) 286-5180
SACRAMENTO SACRAMENTO CO. OFF. OF ED. R.O.P./PM
10474 MATHER BLVD. P.O. BOX 269003
MATHER AFB 95626
Tel: (916) 228-2731
SACRAMENTO KASH CAREER COLLEGE
2949 #A FULTON AVE.
Tel: (916) 978-0700
SACRAMENTO SACRAMENTO COUNTY ROP BRUCEVILLE
5900 BAMFORD DRIVE
Tel: (916) 422-2531
SACRAMENTO CURAM COLLEGE OF NURSING
6520 44TH STREET STE #312
Tel: (916) 427-4400
SACRAMENTO HORZONS COLLEGE OF HEALTH
4640 NORTHGATE BLVD #145
Tel: (916) 929-6963
SACRAMENTO COLLEGE OF MEDICAL ARTS – HHP WOODLAND CAMPUS
9837 FOLSOM BLVD ST B
SACRAMENTO COLLEGE OF MEDICAL ARTS – SACTO
9837 FOLSOM BLVD. STE. B
Tel: (866) 623-1183
SACRAMENTO MARY SEACOLE NURSING
7500 ELSIE AVE STE. 103
Tel: (818) 362-6777
While some may think CNAs have it easy, think again. You will be on your feet most of the time and will be dealing with a lot of people daily. You must have people skills and have patience to succeed as a CNA in Sacramento. Please call all the schools above and find the one that works best for your needs. Good luck!