South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
The NNAAP skills were updated/changed effective with exams administered on or after July 1, 2018. Please click here for the new skills listing.
Exam Assistance Restrictions
You may not receive help from anyone during the Skills Evaluation, and the candidate and the client must speak to one another in English so that the evaluator can understand and correctly score the evaluation.
If either candidate gives help or receives help during the test, or the client and candidate are communicating in a language other than English, the test will be stopped.
Steps to enroll on the SC Nurse Aide Registry
The following are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the South Carolina Nurse Aide Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a symbol.
Complete training program
Student must complete the state approved training program. Read the following documents.
Submit training program completion form & select provider
You will create a student account in PCM then submit a form to indicate your training program completion and select the training provider.
Your provider will approve the form.
You will receive an e-mail indicating you are eligible to schedule your exam(s) when the provider approves your form. This will include a link to login and schedule your exam(s).
Schedule your test
Use the link in your email to start this process. (Referenced in step 3, above.)
- We recommend you read the Instructions for Completing Application & Exam Scheduling (PDF) before you begin this process. If you have created your account, log in to schedule a test or change your testing appointment.
Click on the sections below for more information.