Requirements to Challenge the Florida CNA State Exam

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Have a High School Diploma or a GED or,
Be at least 18 years old

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Pass a Live Scan Level 2 Background Check

For general information about the Level 2 Live Scan Background Check and the offenses that my exclude a candidate from being approved please click HERE 

Live Scan Level 2 Background Check basic requirements

  • You will need to pay a Level 2 Background Check Fee. The fees vary from provider to provider. They range from $80 to $130.
  • To find a Live Scan Level 2 Background Check Provider click HERE
  • ORI Number to use for CNA Examination applicant – EDOH0380Z
  • You will need to fill out the Electronic Fingerprint form and present it at the time of the Live Scan screening. Click HERE to access the Form
  • You will need to present two forms of ID. One will have to have a picture and your signature. Your Driver License should do.
  • You will need to provide accurate demographics and your Social Security Card or your Tax Id Card

Do you still have questions about the Background Screening process? Click HERE for more answers.

Register to take your Exam with Prometrics

To access the Prometric’s Candidate Information Bulletin information on filling out your application online or in writing, choosing a location for your background check and more, please click HERE

Steps to Register to Take your Exam with prometrics

  1. Access the Prometric’s Florida Nurse Aide Exam page by clicking HERE and select Online application.Prometrics Online Interface
  2. Click “Register New User” and fill out the information.
    1. Make sure you enter your Last Name and First Name as it appears on your driver’s license.
  3. Activate email by following prompts from your confirmation email from Prometric.
  4. Log in and click “Submit New Application” in the bottom right-hand corner.
  5. Select Florida Certified Nursing Assistant Application After 07-01-2012 from the drop down
  6. Complete the sections with asterisks at a minimum
    1. Don’t worry about a Prometric ID, this is only if you have one
    2. Once the application has been started it can be saved and returned to later
    3. Payment is required before submitting
  7. In the Certification Option / Eligibility section choose “E3. Challenger”.
  8. Skip Training Information
  9. For Test Site Information, click on magnifying glass to the left of city. Enter Jacksonville
  10. Complete rest of application including the “agree” boxes stating that you are aware that a background check is required and that you may have to play the role of the resident for another student’s exam.
  11. Double check the checklist at the bottom and save for later or submit!
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Get ready to challenge the Exam

Self Study

Do your own research online, watch YouTube videos, practice at home or with your friends.

Prepare with us

  1. Register for your exam prep class at First Coast CNA
  2. Review and study all prep class intro packet
  3. Attend your scheduled First Coast CNA exam prep class
  4. Take sample tests online and continue to practice skills. Take advantage of our Friday’s CNA Open Practice Sessions 
  5. Right before your test, if needed, attend a review course so you have the skills fresh in your mind