First Coast CNA

The Best CNA Exam Preparation Center in Town

All that you requiere to get your CNA license in one location

Prepare with us, get your Level 2 Background Check, your BLS/CPR certification, & take the State Board Exam with us. A one stop shop to jump start your New Career

Our most popular CNA "Bundle" Options

The Essential

CNA Exam Prep Class &
State Board Exam Fee

$405 $ 355
  • CNA Exam Prep Class | Skills Book
  • CNA State Board Exam Fee
  • Weekly Open Practice
    (to keep your skills fresh)
$50 savings

The Works

CNA Exam Prep Class, Exam Fee, Level 2 Bkgnd Ck, & BLS/CPR Cert.)

$550 $ 460
  • The Essential - (Exam Prep Class | Skills Book |
    State Board Exam Fee) + Weekly Practice
  • Level 2 Background Check
  • AHA BLS/CPR Certification
$90 savings

The complete First Coast CNA "Bundle" Options

Choose the combination that works best for you.

The Starter

CNA Exam Prep Class &
Open Weekly Practice

$ 250
  • CNA Exam Prep Class
    20 - 40 Hours of Instruction
  • CNA Skills Book
  • Weekly Open Practice
    (to keep your skills fresh)

The Essential

CNA Exam Prep Class &
State Board Exam Fee

$405 $ 355
  • The Starter - (Exam Prep Class |
    Skills Book)
  • CNA State Board Exam Fee
  • Weekly Open Practice
    (to keep your skills fresh)
$50 Savings

The Enhanced

CNA Prep Class, Exam Fee
& BLS/CPR Certification

$455 $ 390
  • The Essential - (Exam Prep Class |
    Skills Book | State Board Exam Fee)
  • BLS/CPR Certification
  • Weekly Open Practice
    (to keep your skills fresh)
$65 Savings

The Requiered

CNA Exam Prep Class, State Exam Fee, Level 2 Background Check

$500 $ 435
  • The Essential - (Exam Prep Class |
    Skills Book | State Board Exam Fee)
  • Level 2 Background Check
  • Weekly Open Practice
    (to keep your skills fresh)
$65 Savings

The Works

CNA Exam Prep Class, Exam Fee, Level 2 Bkdng Ck, & BLS/CPR Cert.

$550 $ 460
  • The Requiered - (Exam Prep Class |
    Skills Book | State Board Exam Fee | Level 2 Bkgnd Ck)
  • AHA BLS/CPR Certification
  • Weekly Open Practice
    (to keep your skills fresh)
$90 Savings

First Coast CNA Online Registration Calendar

Don’t delay, Register with US Today.
Scroll through our calendar to find the class that works for you, or if you prefer ,click on our Register Today button to access our Online Registration Calendar on a new page.

What are the costs of becoming a CNA?

What are the fees to take the Exam Prep Course? How much does the CNA Exam Costs? Is the Background Check expensive?

FCCNA Services & Offerings

CNA Exam Prep Course

Weekend Class or Weekly Class

$405 $ 355* Course & Exam Fee
  • Practice & learn 22 Clinical Skills
  • Study Guide & Online Resources
  • Friday OPEN Skills Practice Sessions
  • 2nd and 3rd session free of charge
  • CNA Board State Exam Fee
FCCNA class & exam fee Special

FCCNA Services & Offerings

• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course - $250
• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course & AHA BLS/CPR Certification - $280
• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course & Level 2 Background Check - $315
• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course & State Board Exam Fee - $355
• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course & State Board Exam Fee & AHA BLS/CPR Certification - $390
• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course & State Board Exam Fee & Level 2 Background Check - $435
• CNA State Board Exam Prep Course & State Board Exam Fee & Level 2 Background Check & AHA BLS/CPR Certification - $460

Practice and learn all the skills necessary to pass your Exam. From measuring the patience pulse, to changing an occupied bed and doing a partial bed bath. First Coast CNA will give you the time and resources to succeed.

You will get your own skills guide and we will provide you access to several online resources like Quizlet, CNA study materials, and CNA mock exam web pages, so you can prepare and get ready for your Exam.

Every Friday you will have access to our Training Facility so you can come and practice your skills and knowledge.


We are committed to your success. As your Exam date approaches, we offer you the possibility to sit on a 2nd or 3rd session class to ensure your skills are sharp and ready.
* Subject to space availability, call us to reserve a spot.

Total Cost Breakdown

The fee to enroll and take our Exam Prep Course is $250. This fee does not includes the State Exam. Your fee covers practicing and learning the 22 CNA skills, the study book and online resources, access to our CNA room to practice every Friday, and the opportunity to sit on a 2nd or 3rd class. To register to take one of our Courses click HERE
The fee to register and take your exam is $155. This fee is paid to Prometric (CNA Exam Administrator in Florida) once you complete your registration to take the Exam. This fee is separate from the one you will pay to take our Exam Prep Course. To register with Prometric click HERE (This link will take you to the New User Registration Page)

The fee to get your Background Check with us at First Coast Live Scan, will be $95.

You have to choose a Live Scan provider, fill out the fingerprint electronic form, have two forms of id and be allowed to work in the US.

If you want to find different Background Check provider near you click HERE

The cost of taking your American Heart Association CPR/BLS Certification with us at First Coast CPR will be $50. The CPR/BLS Certification is a requirement to secure a job as a CNA. If you want to find FCCPR CPR/BLS Class schedule please click HERE.
The total cost of getting your CNA License could amount to $550 when paying for the CNA requirements separately or to different providers.

Total Cost Breakdown

Cost Breakdown

What is the Total Cost of becoming a CNA?

$550 $ 460* Total Fees
  • $250 CNA Prep Course (Paid to FCCNA)*
  • $155 CNA Exam fee (Paid to Prometric)*
  • $95 Background Check Fee* (Paid to FC Live Scan)*
  • $50 AHA CPR/BLS Certification (Paid to FCCPR)*
FCCNA Bundle $90 Savings Special

What are the Requirements to become a CNA?

Do I have to have a high school|GED diploma? Do I need any prior work experience? Do I have to have a Background Check?

Basic Demographics

  • Have a High School Diploma or a GED or,
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be allowed to work in the US

Background Check

Register to take the Exam

  • Login to Prometric
  • Fill out the application
  • Select your testing site
  • Wait for comfirmation email

Challenge the Exam

  • Self Study or
  • Prepare with us
  • Register for your exam prep class at First Coast CNA

Useful Information

Click on any of the links below to access our Florida|Board of Nursing Web Page, Frequently Asked Question Web Page and, Prometric Web Page

Florida|Board of Nursing CNA Requirements, Background Check & Renewal

Click here to go to our page with the Florida|Board of Nursing Important Links and Information

Questions or Concerns?

Click here to access some of the links to the most common Frequently Asked Questions.

Prometric Test Registration, Skills Check List, & Student Info Bulletin

Click here to go to our page with Prometric’s Important Links and Information

First Coast CNA is Here for YOU

Would you like to have your CNA license in around 6 weeks? With a variety of classes to meet your schedule, the opportunity to take your Exam with us and, our 100% commitment to your success, Why wait?
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