COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation:

Testing candidates: Check our COVID-19 Update Page to look for testing availability and review the health and safety measures required for testing.

Appointment availability is limited due to social distancing precautions and varies by location. Please note that our customer service wait-times are also longer than usual right now. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please check out our FAQs.

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Effective immediately, we are suspending CNA written and skill exam administration due to concerns around the COVID-19 virus. We will re-start operations as soon as possible, please check back often for updated information.

Announcement

Effective August 26, 2019 score reports will be provided online and will no longer be handed out at the test center. To access your score report, please log into your PCM account.

Score reports are generally available within 24 hours after a testing event is completed for the day. Click here for printable instructions.

Steps to enroll on the SC Nurse Aide Registry

The following are the steps in the process of enrollment onto the South Carolina Nurse Aides Registry. Steps that require action by you are indicated by a symbol.

1

Complete training program

Student must complete the state approved training program. Read the following documents.

2

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.

3

Email received

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).

4

Schedule your test

Use the link in your activation 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 already activated your account, log in to schedule a test or change your testing appointment.

After your test

Information you may need after taking your test.

More information

Click on the sections below for more information.

Last updated 2020-03-16