Nurse Aide Testing

Program Description

SOWELA Technical Community College recognizes the need to facilitate certification testing for individuals who have successfully completed approved Nurse Aide Training (NAT) programs or have followed other Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) approved alternate routes. This policy outlines SOWELA's commitment to providing testing services for a diverse range of candidates, including SOWELA students, third-party program completers, and individuals eligible for alternate routes as determined by LDH.

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Program Information

For a limited time, SOWELA is offering Nurse Aide Testing for FREE, a $165 savings!

Pricing for testing:

  • Written Exam: $40
  • Oral Exam: $40
  • Clinical Skills Exam: $60
  • Rescheduling Fee: $25

Program Resources

Contact Information

Workforce Testing Coordinator


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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