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Practical Nurse Diploma


Intake
  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Program Start Date
    September
  • Campuses
    Prince George

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  • Length
    2 years
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $9,100
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Varies-see the bookstore for more information
  • Credential Granted
    Diploma
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Off-site

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended. 

Application Fee: $40 (Domestic); $125 (International)

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade)
1. High school graduation or equivalent
2. English 12 (B-) or equivalent
3. Foundations of Mathematics 11 (C+) or equivalent
4. BIO 130 (B-), completed in the last 5 years
5. English Language Proficiency

Note: Chemistry 11 or equivalent and MEDT 100 (Medical Terminology) or equivalent is recommended but not required.

Admission Advice
1. Self-identified Canadian Aboriginal applicants meeting the admission requirements will be given priority for 20% of seats in the program until the institutionally recognized release date.
2. Applicants accepted to the program will have to complete the program requirements. See the program website for more details.
3. To meet admission requirements, students in grade 12 may submit expected final grades for courses in progress.
4. To meet admission requirements, students completing upgrading courses can submit interim grades once they are 50% through the course.

 

 


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy CNC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Completion of English 12  (or equivalent) 

Students whose first language is not English need to submit an English Language proficiency assessment. For more information check here.

 

 

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs on EducationPlannerBC).


To view detailed admission requirements, please visit https://cnc.bc.ca/admissions/apply

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs on EducationPlannerBC).

For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs on EducationPlannerBC).

For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

 

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section of CNC program profiles in the EducationPlannerBC Search Database).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request. For more information on transfer credit, check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section of CNC program profiles in the EducationPlannerBC Search Database).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request. For more information on transfer credit, check here.

Mature Student

Candidates who have not graduated from the BC high school system or equivalent, and who are at least 19 years of age, may be able to gain entry to CNC as a Mature student. Applicants in this category are still required to meet a program’s other admission requirements and all course prerequisites.

International Student

Details on International Student Admission can be found here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Details on Special Admission can be found on the Application Information web page.

How to Apply

Students can apply on the EducationPlannerBC website or Download and fill in an application form.

Details on applying can be found on this website.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.