CCG Nursing Academy

Exceptional nurse aide Training

CCG Nursing Academy
2421 Ivy Road, Suite 110
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9a - 5p


Our team is available during normal office hours.


What is CCG Nursing Academy?

CCG Nursing Academy is a 120-hour nurse aide training course approved through the Virginia Board of Nursing which prepares students to sit for the NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) Exam.  

CCG Nursing Academy courses are available to both employees and non-employees of Commonwealth Care Group. 

What Makes CCG Nursing Academy Unique?


We offer qualified students the opportunity to seek employment with CCG alongside their coursework (as Companions) and/or after they have completed the course (as Personal Care Aides). 

industry leading wages

CCG pays industry leading wages to our home care workers and CCG Nursing Academy graduates are given preference in our hiring process.

tuition reimbursement

Successful graduates who are offered employment with CCG may be eligible for a partial tuition reimbursement or bonus upon reaching certain employment milestones.

exceptional instructors

We have invested heavily to recruit highly capable and well-connected nurse aide instructors. Each instructor is committed to providing a robust educational experience to our students.

community exposure

We provide students exposure, through our clinical relationship with Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge, to one of the area’s premier Continuing Care Retirement Communities.

Useful technology

We offer an online application and web-based admissions process to reduce the time needed, travel burden and cost of matriculation into our program.

convenient location

We are conveniently located near the heart of town, seconds from the 250 bypass. 

When is the next course?


The next nurse aide training course is scheduled from June 12, 2017 through August 3, 2017. The weekly course days are: 

  • Mondays: 6p-10p
  • Thursdays: 6p-10p
  • Saturdays: 7a-3:30p

There is a clinical make up day on Sunday, July 30 for those who miss a session along the way. 

See full schedule here


Northern Virginia:

Courses coming soon! 

Where is the program hosted?

Students receive their 80 hours of classroom and skills lab training at the Commonwealth Care Group offices and their 40 hours of clinical training at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

How much is tuition?

Please inquire for current tuition information.  Tuition includes classroom and clinical training, textbooks, insurance coverage, and requisite nursing supplies.

Are scholarships available?

Yes!  Scholarships are available for qualified candidates.

Other funding sources?

Yes!  You may qualify for a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant which would cover the full cost of the program. Click here for more information. 

How can I apply?

To apply, please fill in the "Contact Us" section below, and a representative from Commonwealth Care Group will email you with details.

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