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–SoCal Nursing Academy

What other affiliations does Southern California Nursing Academy have with other governing bodies concerning private postsecondary education?

Where can I find information about Testing for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Nurse Assistant Training and Assessment Program (NATAP)?

  1. Testing Schedule for the Southern California Nursing Academy, Inc. Students:
  2. Testing Schedule for the Southern California Nursing Academy, Inc. Students:
  3. CNA Testing Guidebook: CNA Certification and Testing Guidelines from Pearson VUE; August 2013

How can I register for the Nurse Assistant Certification Exam after completing my course curriculum and clinical examinations and assessments at Southern California Nursing Academy (Southern Region of California)?

You can register for the Nurse Assistant Certification Exam by following the steps below provided by your Southern California Nursing Academy, Inc. (SoCal Nursing) Counselor:

    1. Complete the Registration Application Here!
      • For all of our valued Southern California Nursing Academy matriculated students – please remember to sign the application with a “wet” signature (handwritten with black ink) and also don’t forget to include either your money order/cashier’s check before you send it to the Regional Testing Center.
      • The Regional Testing Center only accepts money order or cashier’s check and not Credit/Debit cards, personal checks, or cash.
    1. List requested examination date and test site on application, which you can choose from 4 different locations based on Southern California Counties: Los Angeles, Riverside/San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura Counties.
    1. The Regional Testing Fee (No Credit/Debit cards, personal checks, or cash will be accepted)
      • Both Manual and Written Exam … $100
      • Retake Manual Skills Exam Only … $65
      • Retake Written Exam Only — $35
      • Oral Written Exam (additional fee) — $ 15
      • Rescheduling fee — $25 (Flat rate applies for all rescheduled/cancelled/missed manual and/or written exams)
      • Note: Again, please send money order or cashier’s check, payable to Regional Testing Center.  No personal checks or cash will be accepted.
    1. If the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) approved you, please include the official COPY of the approval letter (932 Form).  Do not send your original as the ORIGINAL 932 Form is needed at the test site.

Mail completed registration application and examination fee to:

Regional Testing Center

15744 Golden West Street, Forum I, Room 112A

Huntington Beach, CA  92647

Testing Day Instructions:

    • Bring your ORIGINAL social security card, photo identification, ORIGINAL CDPH 283B Initial Application Form or ORIGINAL approval notice (932 Form) with you to the examination. (Note: Copies of your social security card, laminated social security cards or receipts from the SSA will not be accepted).
    • If you fail to bring any of the above listed documents or if you do NOT present them at the day of testing registration, you may not take the examination. You will be required to reschedule and pay the rescheduling fee.
    • First and last names on 283B/932 Form, photo identification, social security card and all presented documentation must be exactly the same or you will not be permitted to take the examination.

Rescheduling Policy:

    • If you are unable to attend your scheduled examination or do not bring the required documents for testing you will be charged a $25 rescheduling fee.
    • Send a new registration application with the rescheduling fee to the Regional Test Coordination Center to re-apply for the exam.
    • A $25 reschedule fee will apply for all cancelled, rescheduled or missed exams
    • See candidate handbook for details
    • All registration materials are processed upon receipt; therefore there are no refunds.

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