Kentucky Nurse Aide Testing Information

Per the State of Kentucky guidelines, “An individual who is not employed as a nurse aide shall have one (1) year from the completion of a nurse aide training or fundamentals of nursing course to successfully complete the competency evaluation exam.”  Therefore, if your training completion date is over one (1) year, you will be required to repeat the training to become eligible to take the exam.

We are currently accepting registrations for the following test dates:

Date/Time Location
Friday, September 30, 2016 at 9:00AM Ashland Community & Technical College
Roberts Drive Campus
4700 Roberts Drive
Building 5/Workforce Solutions Building
(Behind Creative Kids Daycare)
Room 510
Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:00AM Ashland Community & Technical College
Roberts Drive Campus
4700 Roberts Drive
Building 5/Workforce Solutions Building
(Behind Creative Kids Daycare)
Room 510

You MUST Pre-Register and Pre-Pay for this exam.

Registration Information – How do you Register?

To register for the Exam, please email the following information to Robin.Harris@kctcs.edu :

  • Name
  • Phone Number
  • KCTCS Student ID
  • Date you would like to take the exam
  • Date of Birth
  • Training Location (Where did you complete the SRNA course?)
  • Training Completion Date
  • Name of your Instructor for the course
  • Indicate whether you are taking the exam for the first time or retaking a portion (skills or written, or both)
  • Who will be responsible for paying for your exam? (Self-Pay or Paid by a Third Party organization or Employer)
  • Are you able to confirm your Social Security Card is not laminated and you have a valid Driver's License with the correct name and address?

Once you have received a confirmation email from Robin (or someone else in the Workforce Solutions Division), you will need to go to a cashier window at either the College Drive Campus or the Technology Drive Campus to pay for your exam. 

PROOF OF PAYMENT – A copy of one of the following MUST be submitted on test day or you will not be able to test!  

1)   Copy of Receipt of Payment from ACTC Cashier/Business Office

2)   A letter of intent to pay from your employer or another organization (on their letterhead or in an email) stating they will be paying for your exam.

Please send the documentation to:

Email:  Robin.Harris@kctcs.edu

Fax:  606-722-0200

 Frequently Asked Questions

 

1. How much does it cost to take the KY Nurse Aide Test?

TESTING FEES:

Both (Skills and Written) - $75.00

Written only - $15.00

Skills only - $60.00

2. What Types of Payment Are Accepted?

**Cash or card payments only in person on campus before exam (or morning of) date.  No Checks accepted for testing fees**

3. What if my employer or another agency is paying for the exam? 

If a third party is paying for your exam, you MUST SUBMIT A THIRD PARTY LETTER by email or fax to Robin Harris at:  

Email:  Robin.Harris@kctcs.edu

Fax:  (606) 722-0200

Important Information/Required Documentation

On test day, you MUST be able to present the following documentation to the test administrator:

  • Picture ID (Driver’s License or other state-issued picture ID)
  • Social Security Card (Cannot be laminated).  This must be your actual Social Security Card.  It cannot be a letter from the Social Security Administration or any other form of identification with your social security number on it. 
  • Note:  Picture ID and Name on the Social Security Card must match exactly.
  • If you did not take the SRNA class within the KCTCS college system (one of the community colleges), you will need to bring a roster or proof that you completed the class with you for verification. If possible, please email a copy of this to Robin.Harris@kctcs.edu prior to test day. 
  • If you are taking the exam after completing a nursing fundamentals class, you will need to bring an official transcript showing proof of class completion.  If possible, please email a copy of this to Robin.Harris@kctcs.edu prior to test day. 

    Cancellation Policy

    You must cancel in writing at least 24 hours prior to the test date.  Failure to cancel could result in charges remaining on your account with Ashland Community & Technical College. 

     To cancel in writing: Email Robin.Harris@kctcs.edu  with “Cancel my testing” in subject line