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North Carolina Nurse Aides


Score Reports:
Effective March 13, 2017 score reports will no longer be given at regional test sites. Pass/Fail score reports are available for view on-line within 24 hours of testing. Details on failing scores are not available on line . If you would like a score report mailed to you, please bring a self-addressed stamped envelope on the day of testing.

Account creation:
Candidates will no longer be permitted to create an account and self-register for the examination. All accounts will be created by North Carolina state-approved training programs or the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Training Waiver:
Rule 10A NCAC 130.0301 implemented on March 1, 2016, requires candidates wishing to take the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Examination to complete North Carolina state-approved training in order to register and schedule testing.

If you did not complete North Carolina state-approved training but wish to test, you may be eligible for a “training waiver.” Please review the North Carolina Nurse Aide I candidate handbook or visit the North Carolina website below for additional information.

Please review the PDFs in the links below BEFORE you “Schedule a Test.” Visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services page to schedule an exam.

Register for your next exam, find test information, or download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.

Vendor Change FAQs:

As Pearson VUE makes changes to our Nurse Aide business we recognize there are questions our various stakeholders may have about these changes. Please click on the links below to find information and contact details if you have questions.

Frequently asked questions:

Last updated 2018-08-17