Practical Nursing Diploma

Develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. You’ll take part in over 650 hours of hands-on clinical practice hours in communities across the region as you prepare to meet the ever expanding role of LPNs in British Columbia. You’ll be a valuable member of a multi-disciplinary health care team in acute, complex or residential care and community settings.

Learn more about the Priority Health Program Indigenous Student Recruitment Bursary

 This program is currently not available to international applicants.


Where: Campbell River, Comox Valley, Port Alberni
Starts: Fall (September)
Length: 2 years
Delivery: On-campus and Digital (Blended); Delivery Fall 2022: TBD

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Priority Admission is available for Indigenous students.
Complete the Indigenous Priority Admission form as part of your application.

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We get lots of one-on-one support from our teachers, one-on-one time in the lab and it’s more personal. The teachers actually know us and we can text them and ask them questions. Even when we’re in practicum, we’re really well directed. You can tell that the teachers trust us.

Marissa Hunter, NIC Practical Nursing alumna

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