Rock Valley College
CNA Recertification Courses with CCE

For Current CNAs

(.5 Credit) If you have not been employed as a CNA for a continuous 24 months, then you may be eligible to recertify.

Eligibility to Recertify:

PRIOR to registering for class these steps MUST be followed: (This is a Southern Illinois University website and the class is through Rock Valley College.)

  1. Complete the online form
  2. AFTER completing online form call (877) 262-9259 and provide name and Social Security number.
    • Upon completion of a search of the Registry by SIU to verify your eligibility to recertify, you will receive an email from SIU containing a letter, a performance skills book, the manual skills form and instructional page on how to use the online registration program.
  3. Register for recertification class with Rock Valley College Continuing Education Office
    • REGISTER ONLINE ONLY! Course code: NRS 031
    • Email a copy of your recertification letter from SIU to Yvonne Busker at - If Yvonne does not have a copy of your letter, prior to class, you will be dropped from the class.

IDPH requires participants to have a valid finger print criminal background check prior to taking this class, referred to as a FEE APP. For verification of FEE APP, please call, (815) 921-3905, Continuing Education Manager.

You may NOT register to test until after completing the recertification class (additional fee of $75). Test information will be provided in class. Online and virtual testing options available.


We will adhere to RVC's mask policy.  

  • Masks required for unvaccinated students when in building/classroom
  • Masks required for vaccinated students when in close proximity to others

 Classroom/Theory/Clinical for multi-skills evaluation included in one session.

Current Term (Fall 2021)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Recertification for CNA's
10/2/21 - 10/2/21
Sat 8:00am-12:00pm HSC 2206
Recertification for CNA's
10/28/21 - 10/28/21
Thur 4:00pm-8:00pm HSC 2206
All Available
Recertification for CNA's
11/13/21 - 11/13/21
Sat 8:00am-12:00pm HSC 2206
All Available
Recertification for CNA's
11/30/21 - 11/30/21
Tue 4:00pm-8:00pm HSC 2206
All Available
Recertification for CNA's
12/16/21 - 12/16/21
Thur 12:00pm-4:00pm HSC 2206
All Available

Disclaimer: Course availability is updated often but not in real-time. Availability indicated on this page does not guarantee you a seat in the class. View live availability data when registering in Online Services.