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Diploma in Practical Nursing

Northern Lights College - Dawson Creek Campus Northern Lights College - Dawson Creek Campus, Canada

Intake Sep 2023

Jan 2023, Sep 2022

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 18450

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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7

IELTS

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Diploma in Practical Nursing at Northern Lights College follows the new provincial curriculum as revised in 2017. The program is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills, judgments, and attitudes to perform to the full range of competencies as endorsed by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
The curriculum provides a learning experience that is integrated, professional, collaborative, and culturally sensitive, with an aim to prepare graduates to care for individuals (and families of individuals) at multiple life stages and in a variety of practice settings.
Consistent with the CLPNBC Scope of Practice: Standards, Limits and Conditions (2017), the focus for beginners' practice is “promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health, with a focus on clients with stable and predictable states of health."
Upon successful completion of the program, learners will possess the competencies to successfully complete the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam (CPNRE).

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 7.0  Minimum Listening - 7.5  Minimum Reading - 6.5  Minimum Writing - 7.0  Minimum Speaking - 7.0  

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):
    • Grade 11 Maths - 60% or above
    • Grade 12 Biology or Anatomy or Physiology or Equivalent - 60% or above
  • If any student doesn't meet above mentioned requirement then that student needs to join PNUR099- Upgrading program in Practical Nursing, Maths and Biology

7 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

18450

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 100

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

Scholarship Announced for First 6 Associate of Science Degree Students
For the first time scholarship has been announced for Associate of Science Degree Students. First 6 students who will get LOA of Jan 2021 after payment of Tuition fee for Associate of Science Degree Program will get a credit of $500 in their second semester fees.

Northern Lights College provides its students to win for themselves a number scholarships, awards and bursaries in order to work on their finances as well as win accolades for their outstanding performance. The Northern Lights College Foundation is responsible for managing and giving away these scholarships and awards. Mentioned below are certain major scholarships, bursaries and awards for the students:

  • Entrance Awards and Scholarships
  • New Student Awards and Scholarships
  • General Awards
  • NLC Graduate Awards and Scholarships
  • Emergency Assistance Grants
  • Indigenous Awards and Bursaries
  • External Awards and Scholarships

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