Lambton College

Practical Nursing

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Program Information

School:Lambton College
Field of Study:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Lambton College's experienced faculty approach teaching from an inter-professional perspective. Hybrid courses and individualized programming offer flexibility for student learning and enhanced student success. Advances in technology and evidence-informed practice are integrated throughout the program.

Students within this program benefit from hands-on experience working in both lab and clinical settings. Lambton College's facilities include a Human Simulation Lab, where students work with mid and high-fidelity mannequins that can breathe, talk, produce vital signs and simulate the birthing process. Hospital and community placements help students to form a relationship with clients, and solidify their critical thinking skills and professional nursing practice.

URL:Practical Nursing at Lambton College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Nurses Aides and Orderlies

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   Biology 

Applicants are required to have O.S.S.D. or equivalent with a minimum grade of 60% in the following: Grade 12 English C or U; Grade 12 Mathematics C or U; Grade 11 or 12 Biology C or U; and Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry C or U. Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will determine proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5]
Application Notes : International applicants are required to have IELTS of 5.5; or passed Lambton Institute of English placement test; or successfully completed two years of secondary and/or post-secondary education in Canada or any English speaking country.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program requires a mobile device (laptop or tablet).

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 18, 2021