>> Admission Policy:
From the moment the student is enrolled, his or her progress is observed. Faculty members are prepared to motivate and create an enthusiastic and positive environment in which the student can learn.
>> Admission requirements:
The following are the requirements for admission to the Levin School of Health Care.
Â· Any applicant for admission will be beyond the age of compulsory school attendance. (16 years of age). A parent or guardian sign the enrollment agreement if the applicant is less than 18 years of age.
Â· Anyone applying for admission to this Institution that has not received a high school diploma, here in the USA or in a foreign country, or does not have a GED, must take a state-approved admissions test. Admissions testing is to be completed prior to admission. If the student is a late admission, then it must be done before the second week of the class. Late admissions testing is only acceptable for programs less than 300 hours. Depending on the results, the student will meet with the Career Counselor to determine which program would benefit the student. A student that does not meet the minimum requirements for a program that the institution offers, will be given the choice of either a refund for all money paid, except for the cost of the admissions test, or the opportunity to enroll in another program, if qualified. All others will have the admission testing included in the cost of the program.
The School program admission requirements are as follows:
Â· Home Health Aide: 8th grade reading, and language skills.
Â· Massage Therapy: 10th grade reading, and language skills and 9th grade math.
Â· Medical Assistant: 10th grade reading, math and language skills.
Â· Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide: 9th grade reading, math and language skills.
Â· Patient Care Assistant: 9th grade reading, math and language skills.
Â· Patient Care Technician: 9th grade reading, math and language skills.
Â· An interview by the admissions person.
An applicant requesting transfer of credit from another school must:
Â· bring proof of prior training, i.e.: a certificate of completion with curriculum.
Â· have a letter from the school attended showing completed curriculum, with hours of class attendance.
>> Admission Requirements for International Students:
Anyone applying for admission, for whom English is not their first language, will be tested for English proficiency with a SLEP test. SLEP testing is to be completed prior to admission. The passing score for the SLEP testing is 50%. Depending on the results, the applicant will meet with the Career Counselor to determine which program would benefit them. An applicant that does not meet the minimum requirement for a program the institution offers will be given the choice of either a refund for all money paid, except for the cost of the admissions test, or the opportunity to enroll in another program, if qualified.
>> General requirements for graduation or clinical attendance for all health care programs.
All students attending any health care program are required to have a physical (done within the last 6 months) before clinical, externship or graduation. See individual programs for requirements.