CNA 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 

(BONH 243A).  Pre-Admittance Packets will be available November 2017 (Check Spring 2018 Catalog when available)

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.​