Practical nursing

Practical nursing Info session

Meet instructors and get your questions answered.

VCC's 16-month Practical Nursing program teaches students quality nursing care to clients of all ages and how-to succeed in the many challenging opportunities available to practical nurses in B.C.

Designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills, judgments and attitudes to perform to the full range of competencies as identified by the BCCNP, the practical nursing program will also prepare graduates to care for individuals and families at multiple life stages, in a variety of practice settings.

VCC's 13-month Access to Practical Nursing Diploma lets you apply your previous training and experience as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) or Resident Care Attendant (RCA) to accelerate your practical nursing training.

Join us for an info session to learn more about the practical nursing programs, speak with faculty and academic advisors, hear about VCC's renowned health sciences facilities, and get help with the application process.

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Take a look inside our campuses! Many VCC programs rely on specialized equipment and hands-on experiences, and we're working hard to keep students learning safely in our classrooms, labs, kitchens, and workshops.

Broadway campus

1155 East Broadway

Vancouver, B.C. V5T 4V5


Downtown campus

250 West Pender Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1S9