Assiniboine Community College

Practical Nursing

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Program Information

School:Assiniboine Community College
Faculty:School of Health & Human Services
Field of Study:Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Description:Your strong background in math and science, and your ability to problem solve and think critically, prepare you for a career in this high demand industry. Being a part of a healthcare team that works with clients and their families in a various settings, you must be flexible and willing to do shift work. Hands-on practical skills are taught in modern lab settings and also applied in acute and extended-care health facilities, personal care homes, community agencies and private homes during your clinical placements. Learn from knowledgeable instructors who currently work in industry.
URL:Practical Nursing at Assiniboine Community College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
Academic Math to Grade 11 level strongly recommended. For those intending to continue with further levels of Power Engineering training MCT 4C or 4U Math and Grade 12 Physics is recommended.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Immunizations; CPR - Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks.

    * 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 July 01, 2022