English Language Acceptable Scores

If the English language is not your first learned language and the language used in your home as a child for reading, writing, listening and speaking, then you must submit English Language Proficiency as a part of your application process.

If applicable, English Language Proficiency can be supported by one of the following options:

  1. Evidence of graduation from a Practical Nurse Education Program in Canada, where English was the language of instruction.
  2. Evidence of graduation from a 2-year post-secondary education program in Canada where English was the language of instruction.
  3. Current licensure as a nurse in another Canadian jurisdiction and the jurisdiction approved the applicant's language proficiency.
  4. IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  5. CELBAN (Canadian English Language Benchmark for Nurses)
Click here for the IELTS & CELBAN Testing Scores


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