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Free CNA Training in South Carolina

The Free CNA training courses in South Carolina is based on the standards established for the state Nurse Aide curriculum. The Nurse aide study includes classroom, lab experience, clinical practice in a selected facility and sometimes the American Heart Association Basic Life Support/CPR training for Healthcare Providers.

Certified Nurse assistants in South Carolina provide basic personal care for patients in health care facilities, hospitals, and in-home health care. They provide care with vital signs, dressing, feeding, bathing, ambulating, and personal assistance.

The programs will prepare you for the responsibilities you will assume as a Certified Nursing Assistant in South Carolina.  A C.N.A is an individual who is responsible and capable of taking care of sick, disabled and elderly patients.


Nursing Homes and Hospitals that Offer Free CNA Training in South Carolina
NHC Bluffton
Bluffton, SC 29910 (843) 705-8220

Cheraw Healthcare
Cheraw, SC 29520 (843) 537-5253

Chester County Nursing Center
Chester, SC 29706 (888) 959-5948

The Department of Mental Health
Columbia, SC 29202 (803) 898-8581

SC Department of Social Services
Columbia, SC 29202 (803) 898-9090

Edgefield Health Care Center
Edgefield, SC 29824 (803) 637-5312

Fountain Inn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Fountain Inn, SC 29644 (864) 862-2554

Fountain Inn Nursing Home
Fountain Inn, SC 29644 (864) 862-2554

Georgetown Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Georgetown 29440 (843) 546-4123

Magnolia Manor Inman
Inman, SC 29349 (864) 472-9055

NHC HealthCare, Laurens
Laurens, SC 29360 (864) 984-6584

Charleston Nursing Center
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 (843) 884-8903

Myrtle Beach Manor
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 (843) 449-5283

Newberry Co. Memorial Hospital Tcu
Newberry, SC 29108 (803) 276-7570

Carolina Village Health Care Center
Rock Hill, SC 29732 (864) 330-8230

N Greenville Hospital Sac
Travelers Rest, SC 29690 (864) 834-5132

Agape Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
West Columbia, SC 29169 (803) 739-5282

Woodruff Manor
Woodruff, SC 29388  (864) 476-7092

Trident One Stop Career System
1930 Hanahan Rd #200,
North Charleston 29406,
ph: (843) 574-1800

This center offer free CNA training classes to all who qualify. Everything is free so you have to spend no money out of pocket for anything. However, we are not sure how often these classes are held so be sure to call them to find out. Another benefit of attending this class is they give their students gas cards every week.

Paxen Learning Corporation
ph: 843.206.2918:

This facility has been known to help students pay for their CNA training classes. However, there are certain requirements that must be met in order to qualify. Also, you will be expected to cover the cost of everything else. All they cover is the tuition; the state exam and supplies for class are left up for you to cover expenses.

Georgetown Healthcare and Rehabilitation
2715 South Island Rd,
Georgetown 29440,
ph: (843) 546-4123

This is one of the health care facilities in the state that will sponsor you to take CNA training classes. However, after you have obtained your license they will expect you to work for them for an extended amount of time, usually around a year. If you fail to do so you will probably have to pay them the money that they spent on the classes for you.

Project Hope
As part of the drive to get more people employed in heatlhcare, Project Hope was formed to provide training in those in demand careers that have reasonable salaries. You can receive free training as part of this initiative if you’re receiving benefits from TANF or SNAP or are part of the foster youth system. You might also be eligible for this if you’re in a low income household.
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