Welcome to the Illinois Nurse Aide Testing Program

Nursing assistants/aides working in licensed and/or certified skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities and home health agencies in the state of Illinois must be certified. The Illinois Nurse Aide Testing Program is responsible for administering the written competency exam as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health.


Click a link at the top or right to view more information about the Illinois Nurse Aide Testing Program, approved Training Programs, Test Facilities and Schedules, or to view your personal CNA Eligibility Results. You may also click “Sample Test” to view a sample assessment of eligibility for the CNA program.