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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites to enroll in the program?

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • IELTS 6.0 Band or Equivalent
  • Must be currently registered as an RN in country of origin and in all countries that you have worked as an RN
  • Students may not be eligible to write the NCLEX-RN
  • Acceptance into, and the successful completion of this program does not guarantee that approval to write a licensing exam will be given
  • The eligibility to write the NCLEX-RN or the CPNRE is at the sole discretion of the respective nursing regulatory body for both RN’s and LPN’s in Canada

What are Co-op requirements that I need to fulfill?

  • TB Test/Certificate of Good Health
  • Completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • Successful completion of all theory courses
  • Maintaining Sprott Shaw College’s attendance requirements

What is the duration of the program?

The Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration and Practice with Co-op will be of 2160 hours in the entire 1.5 years period, which will include 45-weeks theoretical and 36-weeks Co-op learning.

When is the deadline for enrollment?

We offer rolling start dates for all of our programs, meaning we have intakes of new students on a regular basis.

Do you help if I cannot afford the fee of the program?

Our Admissions Advisors guide potential students on exploring educational loan options. They will give you the information you need to make an informed decision.

Is there Job Placement Assistance?

Yes, we provide necessary assistance to you in finding employment, as well as creating cover letters, resumes and preparing for interviews. These services are available to students and alumni at no extra charge for life.

What would be the duration of Student VISA?

The duration of the student visa is generally one or two months more than the total duration of the study program

Are there accommodation options available?

Students can select the accommodations provided by the college or they can make their own housing arrangements. College residence, home stays and temporary stay arrangements are available close to the college campus.

Can I work while pursuing the program?

Yes, our co-op program allows students to work while studying for 20 hours per week. You can work in any area, not necessarily related to your field.

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