Vermont CNA Facts

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Vermont requires 75 hours of CNA training in a state approved program, including 16 hours of clinical experiences. 

Summary: 75 hours training


PROMETRIC performs CNA testing in Vermont. Qualifications for testing include:

  1. If you are a New Nursing Assistant Candidate, you must have successfully completed a Vermont state-approved nursing assistant training program within the past 2 (two) years.
  2. If you have an Expired or Lapsed Licensure, you can retake the state exam.
  3. If you are an LPN/RN, you must have successfully completed the required course work equivalent to an LNA program in an approved LPN or RN nursing program within the past two years. 

You can review the Candidate Information Bulletin for more testing information.


Exam Description
Written and Skills
Clinical/skillstest only
Written/oral test only
Reschedule fee

Summary: $175 testing fee


CNAs in Vermont are required to renew their CNA certification every 2 years.

The cost to renew is $45.

The requirements for renewal are:

  1. CNA shall document a minimum of
    50 days (400 hours) in the last two years of paid compensation as a licensed nursing
You can review the Renewal Instructions for detailed information on how to renew your certificate.

Summary: $45 renewal fee


The employment outlook for CNAs in Vermont is good. As of 2020, there are 2,520 people employed as CNAs and it is projected to grow by 8% at 2030 making it to 2,730 employees. It’s projected annual job openings between 2020 – 2030 is 340.

Summary: 8% projected growth


The average pay rate for CNAs in Vermont is $32,989 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $30,066 and $36,428

Summary: $32,989 average pay