Take the Fast Track to begin your rewarding CNA career. As you embark on this journey, Gabriel Health Institute is ready to guide you along this path. We hold your hand from the beginning of the certification process all the way to the end. Our job is to make everything as easy and affordable for you as possible! Our expertly trained instructors make learning the 22 clinical skills easy. Our passing rates are amongst the highest. And as the Regional Exam Site for Orlando, there is literally no where in Orlando, if not Florida, better equipped to help you pass the FL CNA State Exam. You train and test with us!
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Access the Online Course Instantly & Schedule Your Hands-on CNA Training
We have the very first Hybrid CNA Fast Track Course in Florida. Meaning you get "BOTH" hands-on skills training in a classroom AND online training from home. After you enroll in our course you can schedule your practice weeks according to the schedule that fit's you best. We offer classes in the Morning from 10am - 1pm, Afternoons from 2pm - 5pm, Nights from 6pm - 9pm, and Sunday's from 9am - 3pm. All our schedules are FLEX meaning you can combine them if need be to fit your busy schedule, so there's no excuse not to get started. And if you're isolating due to COVID-19 are 100% Online Training is good enough to stand on it's own without any hands on practice!
Learn & Practice the 22 Clinical Skills
Our CNA Fast Track Program is focused on preparing you to challenge pass the FL CNA State Exam. After you pass the exam you get you'r license and start looking for jobs. During the state exam you will be evaluated on 5 random skills out of 22 Clinical Skills that we will prepare you for. As long as you can perform these 5 skills in front of a Nurse Evaluator the same way you practiced them during class you pass your test. It's that easy! We're the best school at preparing students for this test which is why we're the only school in Florida that offers a Money Back Guarantee if you don't pass your skills exam by the 3rd attempt.
Schedule & Pass the FL CNA State Exam
Gabriel Health Institute is the Regional Exam Site for Orlando's CNA State Exam. This means that all CNA student's in Orlando test at our location, unless their school has an in facility exam site which not all schools have. We will hold your hand through out the entire state exam process from registration to examination. The Exam has a cost of $155 which is not included in your tuition, and you have to get Livescan Fingerprints completed beforehand. Livescan Fingerprints cost $100 and are also completed at our location. Everything related to CNA is done at our location. We're a one stop shop for everything to do with CNA!
Get Your License & Get A Job
After you pass the FL CNA State Exam, which is 100% guaranteed or your money back if your training with us, you will get your license in the mail within 7 - 14 business days, and you can start looking for a job. With over 10,000 CNA graduates, Gabriel Health Institute is the top producer of freshly licensed CNA's in all of Florida. Employer's constantly flock to our school to recruit students and leave their flyers on our CNA Job Board. All GHI students have 100% access to CNA Job Board. Start making calls and you WILL get a job FAST!
GABRIEL HEALTH INSTITUTE
We are the #1 CNA School in Orlando with over 10,000 graduates and 11 years serving the Orlando area. Helping someone start a new career is an amazing and rewarding experience. Few moments are as special or as exciting as when you first pass your FL CNA state exam. A whole new world opens up filled with new relationships and fresh opportunities! We love to see the smile on people’s faces after challenging and successfully passing their State Exam. It is a raw moment of victory! As the Prometric Regional Exam Site for Orlando, we represent Orlando. We are available for CNA testing to our students, as well as all state exam challengers in the surrounding areas, including those attending other CNA schools.
In order to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Florida, you must first pass Prometric's FL CNA State Exam. The exam is split into two (2) parts: The clinical skills exam and the written exam. All of our CNA Program Bundles include everything you need to challenge and pass both parts of Prometric's FL CNA State Exam.
Our 100% Online Package (CNA Online 2.0) is best suited for students who prefer learning from home, or on a computer, or for people who would like to isolate themselves due to COVID-19. Our SILVER and GOLD packages include the CNA Online 2.0 Program plus a number of hands-on practice weeks at a GHI classroom location, as well as scrubs, physical books, CPR, and many other extras.
100% ONLINE PACKAGE
This pack is best suited for students who prefer online training or would like to isolate themselves due to COVID-19. This program includes NO hands-on practice. All learning is done virtually. You can still take the FL CNA State Exam at our Prometric Exam Sites.
This pack is best suited for people who prefer classroom training. This pack includes 2 weeks of hands-on CNA skills training as well as 6 months access to the 100% online program. Great deal when driving distance from Gabriel Health Institute.
This pack includes everything in SILVER PACK plus more. This pack is best suited for people who have no experience or have an English barrier. This pack has everything you need to pass your state exam and enter the healthcare field as a competent CNA.
Frequently Asked Questions about CNA Training and Certification
What are the requirements to become a CNA?
To become a Certified Nurse Assistant in Florida you must pass Prometric FL CNA State Exam. To be eligible for the exam you must be age 18 (or 17 with a high school diploma and parental consent), have a valid social security number, and no felony convictions related to negligence, drugs, or fraud.
Do you need a high school diploma?
Only if you are 17 years old. If you are 18 years old or older, high school diploma or GED is not required.
Can I use my license outside of Florida?
No. Each state has a unique certification process. You must contact the Board of Nursing in that state to obtain information regarding their process for certification. Some states do accept reciprocity from Florida making the transfer of your license easier.
Do you ever have to renew your CNA license?
Yes. Your Florida CNA license is good for 2 years. The Board of Nursing sends out renewal letters to your last known address. It is your responsibility to keep your address current with the Nursing Assistant Registry. For more information on CNA license renewal, go to http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/cna/
Are there any requirements for renewing my Florida CNA license?
Yes. You must have 12 hours per year of continuing education. In addition to that, you must have worked a minimum of 1 day (for pay) in the capacity of a nursing assistant or its equivalent.
Where do CNAs work?
CNAs work in a variety of healthcare settings in the state of Florida. Hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, doctors offices, Alzheimer’s units, and home health environments, etc.
How much does a CNA make in Central Florida?
Salaries for certified nursing assistants in Florida vary throughout different healthcare settings. There are several variables that influence wages. These variables would include the facility, shift, region, etc. The average pay for CNAs in Central Florida is between $10-14/hour. However, it is not uncommon to see private duty CNA's earn up to $18/hour.
Is the fee for the state exam included in Gabriel Health Institute tuition?
No. The fee for the state exam is not included in the tuition. Neither is the Livescan Fingerprint & Background Check Fee.
How can I register for the State CNA Exam?
You can get the application form online at www.prometric.com/nurseaide/fl . We recommend you submit the online version of the Prometric application and choose Gabriel Health Institute as your regional exam site. If you are already a GHI student, login to gabrielhealth.teachable.com and follow the sep-by-step video instructions to complete the process. If you have trouble pass by the office so we can help you in person or call us at 407-777-9778 during business hours. Florida State Exam fees are NOT included in tuition.
Do you offer CPR or First Aid classes?
Yes. We offer CPR/BLS and First Aid classes every Friday at 10am. We are double accredited by ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) and AHA (American Heart Association). We accept walk-ins and no appointment is necessary.
Do you offer Livescan Fingerprint & Background Checks?
Yes. We offer Livescan Fingerprint & Background Checks (aka FBI Screening) in our office between 10am - 4pm, Monday - Friday. We accept walk-ins and no appointment is necessary. Service cost $100 and last for 5 years.
What are the fees for the Florida State Exam?
Test fees $155 Livescan Fingerprint & Background Check $100