Catawba Valley Community College is currently accepting registration for its Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) class, which starts Nov. 1 at the CVCC Alexander Center in Taylorsville, NC.



The CNA classes at CVCC allow those who complete them the opportunity to register with the NC Board of Nursing. Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to apply for the state exam to be listed on the DHSR CNA I Registry.

Requirements for registration include a current U.S. government issued signature bearing photo ID and a GED or high school diploma.

There are also prerequisites in order to enter these classes, including successful completion of the Career Readiness test or documentation of placement into English 111 or completion of Reading 090 or DRE 98 is required for entry of the CNA Program. For testing information, please contact Gary Towery at

Current high school seniors may register with documentation from the high school verifying their senior status, and they are exempt from the prerequisites. 

November 1st class takes place on Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM at the Alexander Center, located at 345 Industrial Boulevard in Taylorsville. 

The Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) scholarship opportunities are also available for this program.

For more information on the CNA courses at CVCC Alexander Center, contact Sharon Cox at 828-632-8221, ext. 310 or email

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