Become a CNA for FREE in 2 months.

3 Steps to Be a Certified Nurse Aide

Choose a CNA career to broaden your medical experience with hands-on care. This job is in high demand in hospitals, long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. Fill a fundamental role while expanding your own career. Be a caregiver.


Free Training

Our training partners provide  instruction and experiences to prepare you for critical CNA duties:

  • Assisting nurses and doctors
  • Monitoring medication and vitals
  • Helping patients eat, move, and rest
  • Replacing bandages and bedding


CNA Certification

Get your CNA license at no additional charge to demonstrate proficiency in nurse aide tasks and qualify for positions in many types of health care facilities across South Carolina.


Job Placement Support

You can start your CNA career in medical facilities like:

  • Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs)
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)

Program Details



Participants will receive job placement support once they pass the CNA exam and complete all classes.


Class Locations

We sponsor CNA development through training programs across South Carolina.



The availability of numerous training partners allows you to select the program that's right for you. These in-person CNA classes offer classroom and clinical learning within day or evening sessions.


Training Timeline

Training can be completed in as little as 2 months.


Placement Support

Palmetto Caregivers supports participants in their job search, helping them to connect with employers who are excited to hire qualified CNAs.

Advance your career in health care as a CNA.

Use this guide to help plan a rewarding career in health care. See how becoming a CNA can open up your goals for the future.

Level of Education

Why Be a CNA?

CNAs fill a vital role in the health care system by working alongside doctors and nurses to provide fundamental, personalized attention for basic needs.