Frequently Asked Questions
What are the qualifications to register at Shades of Purple?
The student must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED
Is Shades of Purple accredited?
We are licensed through NC Community College however they are not an accreditation agency. Shades of Purple programs are licensed and accredited by NHA (National Healthcare Association) & AAPT (American Academy of Phlebotomy Technicians). We offer contact hours that are not transferable to another school.
Will I receive a certification after I complete a program?
Yes, all of our programs are licensed and you will receive a National Certification from licensing agency.
Where will I take my National Exam?
All National Exams will be administered at Shades of Purple we are a proctor testing site.
What is included in the tuition?
National Exam, Textbooks, Insurance, Supplies (All Programs), and (Uniform tops, stethoscope, & Blood Pressure Cuff) for select programs.
How does the payment plan work?
Payments can be made monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly. Payment arrangements are made on the first day of class.
What are the class sizes?
We try not to have more than 10 students in a class, so that the instructors are able to work with each student.
How long are the CPR classes?
CPR classes range from 3-5 hours depending on the class.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, check, credit, or money order.
When does the registration fee have to be paid by?
One week before the class begins or until the seats are full.
Do you accept payments from Government agencies?
We do accept students from Health Department, NC Works, and other government agencies.
Do you offer Financial Aid?
No, we are not licensed with the Department of Education. We offer payment plans.
Can I claim my training on my taxes?
We do not give out W2 for training, we are not licensed with the Department of Education.