The significant role of a Certified Nursing Assistant is to provide basic care to people who are unable to perform daily routines themselves such as bathing, and self-administering medication. Unlike other professions, a Certified Nursing Assistant doesn’t need to complete a bachelor’s degree or any other higher education courses. However, a Secondary school diploma or equivalent is required to become a CNA. A CNA can also work with hospitals and clinics, but there you will be asked to work irregular hours. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced environment, a hospital could be the best option for you.