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CAD 19406

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 95

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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88

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Practical Nursing Ontario College Diploma program prepares you for work in the healthcare system. You learn the necessary skills and techniques for the workforce. This includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation tools required to provide nursing care to those of all ages. Throughout the program, learning opportunities include theory, lab techniques, applied experiences and independent study.

As a student, you have the opportunity to gain hands-on skills in a variety of healthcare facilities. An added benefit of this program is the Simulation Lab and other Nursing labs on campus, where you experience realistic simulation scenarios. These help you to build confidence in your skills and techniques before working with patients in clinical placements. Placements are in community settings such as retirement homes, long term care homes and hospitals.

To practice as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario, you are required to be licensed by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). This program gives you the necessary knowledge and skills to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination in Ontario.

Registered Practical Nurses work in close collaboration with healthcare teams. You may find employment on a team in a variety of:

  • Community clinics
  • Private homes
  • Long-term care homes
  • Medical, surgical and obstetrical units
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 22
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 53

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s)
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.
    • Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.
    • Biology, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher.
    • Chemistry, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher.
       

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

19406

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 95

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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