Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing 2023-2024


The application window for the program starting in March 2023 has ended. The application window for the next intake (March 2025) will be March 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024. This program takes in 16 students every second year. We run through the whole two year program and then take in a new cohort, whereas we take in a new cohort into Psychiatric Nursing every September. 

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are in demand across Canada. There are more job opportunities now than ever before, and more chances to create a career that suits your interests. This two-year Practical Nursing diploma program, offered in cooperation with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, will set you on the road to an exciting future in nursing.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 with a minimum overall average of 65% in the following five subjects: English Language Arts A30, English Language Arts B30, any Grade 12 level math, one of Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30 and one of Social Studies 30, History 30 or Native Studies 30
  • English Language Requirement


  • Accepted applicants will be required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check upon admission into the program. At the discretion of the practicum agency, you may be declined access to a clinical or work placement based on the contents of the Criminal Record Check. The cost of the Criminal Record Check is your responsibility.
  • Proof of current Standard First Aid and CPR Health Care Provider 'C' AED or equivalent is required prior to entry into the clinical practicum.
  • Proof of current Transferring, Lifting and Repositioning (TLR) certification is required prior to entry into the clinical practicum.




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