Certified Nursing Assistant School

Preparing Students to Take the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam With the state of Tennessee.


Secondary School for State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification in Tennessee

We prepare students to pass the state certified nursing assistant exam. Our programs include residential one on one training and a blended program which allows you to do your classroom learning remotely. 


Our Mission

The GATEWAY team is here to offer exceptional education with innovative teaching and engaged learning. 

Reasonable Education

We offer affordable and supportive access to high-quality post-secondary education and certification. Our teaching focuses on critical thinking, problem-solving, and commitment to caring for others.

The Classroom Experience

Our team is dedicated to creating an engaging environment with the faculty and student. We do this with

  • Interactive Classrooms
  • Hands-on Lab Sessions
  • Community Partnerships for Hand-on Clinical Sessions
  • Effective Teaching Strategies
  • Counseling & Mentorship

Supporting the Community

We aid the broader community by training and preparing students to pass the CNA state certification exam. Although there is no guarantee, we have many community partners that we work with for placement in the Greater Knoxville area including

  • Private Support Agencies
  • Nursing Homes & Hospitals
  • Health, Rehab, & LTC Facilities

School Schedule

Start Date - 1st Monday of every month
Class Duration - 3 Weeks (25 hours each week)
Total Class Hours - 75 Classroom/Clinical
Timing – 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Monday-Friday

In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Gateway Achievement LLC., please visit https://www.tn.gov//thec/bureaus/student-aid-and-compliance/postsecondary-state-authorization/authorized-institutions-and-data.html

Gateway Achievement LLC. is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institute by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.