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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) / Phlebotomy
Eligibility Requirements and Registration Instructions
Students must provide proof of one of the following eligibility
requirements to register for CNA or Phlebotomy. Registration is first
come, first served. If unable to meet eligibility requirements please
proceed to the Health Care Assessment Testing Procedures Section.
Eligibility for ESL 152 or eligibility for ENG 088
or above and
Eligibility for MAT 094 OR 094E through a transcript review
An academic record that meets the criteria listed above
verified through a WES transcript.
- Go to the Admissions Department to receive a Banner ID number, if you
have not received one previously. Room 106 East Campus.
- If you meet one of the eligibility categories listed above
you may register for the programs in one of two ways:
- Online through web registration: if you have met these
requirements through your course work at NCC or taking Accuplacer at NCC
- Proceed to the Records Office to sign up for the course. You
will need to provide
payment for the course at the time of registration.
Health Care Assessment Testing Procedures:
- If you do not have
a previous academic record or an NCC Accuplacer score, please sign
up using the following procedure.
- To sign up for a Health Care Assessment test, you must
first receive your NCC Student ID (or Banner) number.
- Go to admissions to receive a Banner ID.
Room 106 East Campus
- You must have internet access to register for the
test. If you do not have computer access, please go to the
NCC StudentSuccess Center for assistance. Room 107
- Schedule a Health Care Assessment Test Online:
- Health Care Assessment Tests can now be scheduled online, by
accessing the following website
College Credit Exemption
- Students who have
attended other colleges or universities may be exempt from the
- If you have taken previous college-level English and/or
math credits and received a grade of C (2.0) or better, you are
exempt from taking the placement test in that specific area. Please
submit a copy of your
unnoficial college transcript to the Nursing & Allied Health
Admissions office Room H113 to request a placement test
- If you have earned an Associate's degree from an accredited
U.S. college or university, NCC assumes that you have the English
skills to do college-level work. you are therefore exempt from
taking the English portion of the placement test. Please submit a
copy of your unofficial college
transcript to the admissions office of the Nursing & Allied
Health Department H113 to request a placement test waiver.
- If you have earned a Bachelor degree or higher from an
accredited U.S. College or university, NCC assumes that you have the
English and math skills necessary for college-level work. In most
cases, you are therefore exempt from taking the placement test.
Please note that NCC reserves the right to require the math
placement test for certain programs or courses.
SAT and ACT Exemption
Students who have taken the College Board SAT or ACT exam may be
exempt from the English and/or math sections of the placement test.
If your SAT Critical Reading score or SAT Writing score is 450 or
higher or your ACT English score is 21 or higher or your composite
ACT English and Reading score is 47 or higher: You are exempt from
taking the English portion of the placement test and can be placed
into College Composition (ENG 101).
If your SAT Math score is between 450 - 499: You may be exempt
from taking the math portion of the placement test.
If your SAT Math score is between 500 - 549 or your ACT Math
score is between 18 - 21: You are exempt from taking the math
portion of the placement test and can be placed into Intermediate
Algebra (MAT 136). However, if you wish to place into a higher level
math class, you may take the math portion of the placement test. You
can schedule an appointment on the NCC website for the math portion
of the Basic Skills placement test.
Schedule a Healthcare Assessment Test
Retesting: If you
do not pass the Healthcare Assessment you may retake it after 30 days.
Please do not make an appointment for a retest sooner than the 30 day
wait period. For more information please contact the Testing
Center at 203-857-7070
You may also:
Check your Healthcare Assessment reservation
Cancel your Healthcare Assessment reservation
If you have questions or need help with scheduling, please contact
the Testing Center at (203) 857-7070