Red Deer Polytechnic

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Practical Nurse

Red Deer Polytechnic

Field of Study:Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,160
International: $19,853


This program delivered over two academic years prepares the graduate to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) following graduation and successful completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam. As an LPN, the graduate will provide nursing care in a variety of health care settings, such as hospitals, the community and other health care agencies.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •   Mathematics 
Applicants must meet the following academic requirements: 60% or 25 high school credits from the following subjects: ELA 30-1, Biology 30 and the best grade from one of Math 30-1, Math 30-2, Math 30 Applied, Math 20-1, or Math 20-2 plus the best grades from the most recently completed semester until 25 credits has been reached.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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.

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Modified on July 05, 2023