Durham College

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Practical Nursing

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Health & Community Services (HCS)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Description:The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare graduates who are able to meet the challenges of the expanding role of nursing in today’s society. As a practical nurse, you will combine your knowledge, skills and judgement to provide safe, competent, ethical nursing care to meet the unique needs of all patients throughout the continuum of care.
URL:Practical Nursing at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,570

Cost per year is based on the 2021-2022 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.



Careers:Nurses Aides and Orderlies

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 
  •   Biology 
  •   Chemistry 

Admission requirements are as follows: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C or U) (minimum 60 per cent), Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U) (minimum 65 per cent), Grade 11 or 12 biology (C, M or U), and Grade 11 or 12 chemistry (C, M or U).

Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are recommended to have keyboarding/basic computer skills.
    Cost Notes :

    Cost per year is based on the 2021-2022 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.

    * 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 September 02, 2021