certified Nursing Assistant

Application Procedures 

  • Obtain COC application, complete and submit
  • Schedule placement tests with Assessment Center and obtain placement tests results
  • Schedule an appointment for advisement/orientation
  • Obtain Pre-Admittance Packet (see below) from the Mathematics, Sciences, and Health Professions Office (BONH-243A)
  • Register for class through regular college registration process
    NOTE: All transcripts of high school and/or college credits should be forwarded to COC as soon as possible and preferably prior to your counseling/advisement session.
 In order to register, a Pre-Admittance Packet must be picked up in the Mathematics, Sciences, and Health Professions Office.
All students are required to provide the following documentation to the Mathematics, Sciences, and Health Professions Office prior to the first day of class:   (forms and instructions are included in the packet)
  • Application for Nurse Assistant/Home Health Certification (for HHA, need CNA Certification)
  • Clear Background Check
  • Live Scan Fingerprinting
  • Physical Examination
  • Current TB - 2-Step Process
  • Clear Drug Screening
  • Emergency Information
  • Voluntary Participation Waiver/Release of Liability
  • Covered Employee Notification of Rights Material
  • Current CPR Card for Healthcare Professionals
  • Current L.A. City Fire Card
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Subject Release
  • Nursing Patch (CNA or HHA)
  • Student Badge (Student RN or Student CNA 
Counseling Information: Students are advised to make an appointment with a COC counselor prior to advancement to the next level of nursing education.