Nursing Assistant Classes/Testing

Potential Employees

Valley Memorial Homes is offering you an opportunity to apply for a position to prepare you to become a Nursing Assistant (NA) with our company! You must complete a Valley Memorial Homes application, which can be found at any of our facilities or online. After review of your application, you may be contacted for an interview.

Please note that attendance is vital to completion of the class.

2019 Class Dates

February 4 - March 1          July 15 - August 8
March 4 - March 28            August 19 - September 13
April 15 - May 10                 September 23 - October 17 
May 20 - June 14                October 28 - November 21
June 17 - July 11                 November 25 - December 20

CNA State Testing

Valley Memorial Homes is an approved CNA State Testing site located at 2900 14th Avenue South, Grand Forks.   


Mail completed form (1101) CNA Application at least 14 working days prior to requested test date to:

Valley Memorial Homes
Attn: Jayme Henschel
2900 14th Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Cost Per Test: (All payments must be made at the time of application submission)

Written/Skills: $175
Written: $75.00
Skills: $100.00
Late Fee: $25.00
Cancellation Fee: $50.00 (must be done at least 24 hours in advance)

Payment forms: Money order and Facility checks may be made out to Valley Eldercare Center or you can pay in cash. NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

2019 CNA Test Dates:

February 13 (Wednesday)
March 4 (Monday) 
April 4 (Thursday)
May 22 (Wednesday)
June 17 (Monday)
July 17 (Wednesday)


Important Notes

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Classes are held at:
     Valley Eldercare Center
     2900 14th Ave. S.
     Grand Forks, ND
  • Class times are Monday – Friday for four (4) weeks, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with the exception of three (3) days of clinicals that are held 5:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

If you have any questions, contact the NA Trainer at:

Click Here to Apply Online for the next class.

What will I be paid?

During Class: $7.25/hr
After completion of Class: $11.80/hr
Upon NA certification: $15.13/hr