Practical Nursing

If providing care and helping to improve the lives of others is your passion, consider a career as a registered practical nurse (RPN). Cambrian's program, which is accredited by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), offers you hands-on experience, smaller class sizes, and unique placement opportunities. You'll practice clinical skills in our high-tech nursing lab, help patients in Cambrian's fully operational medical clinic, and advance your skills by working alongside healthcare professionals in the community.

Graduates can apply to write the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) certification exam and are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario.

Limited enrolment - only 80 seats available.

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Registered practical nurse in hospitals, community agencies and long-term care facilities

Average Salaries*

Across these career outcomes, salaries in Canada range from:

$23,000 to $48,000


  • Cambrian's program is currently approved (Category 1) by the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Cambrian's On-campus Medical Clinic – You'll work under the supervision of physicians to provide care for clients at the on-campus medical clinic. The Clinic will give you hands-on experience and the opportunity to truly experience what you will be doing once you leave Cambrian and begin your career.

Plan your future

Next Session start

September 2017

Available delivery options

  • Full-Time

Graduate in 2019*

*Minimum Full time length is 2 years