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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.


Program Eligibility:

Eligibility One

  • 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 is verified through a WES transcript.

Eligibility Two

  • Meet either College Credit Exemption or SAT and ACT exemption according to the Norwalk Community College Testing Center Guidelines.

Eligibility Three

  • Achieve or exceed the following Accuplacer scores through the NCC Placement or Health Care Assessment tests

    • 30 or over in Arithmetic

    • English Scores

      • Reading Score 51 or above and

      • Sentence Skills 67 or above

      • Students with Essay results based upon Accuplacer must have results reviewed in the Division of Nursing and Allied Health Office (H113)

Eligibility Four

  • Passing grade in HMED D5008



Registration Procedure

  • 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 East Campus
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College Credit Exemption

  • Students who have attended other colleges or universities may be exempt from the placement test. 

  • 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 waiver.

  • 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.



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


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