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GEORGIAN COLLEGE, BARRIE, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Barrie, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  13000Enrollment

Diploma (Practical Nursing)

 2.5 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 10,305 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Diploma in Practical Nursing at Georgian College is offered as 2.5 years (5 semesters) program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on both a full-time and a part-time basis.
  • Students work with experienced, caring faculty to gain the knowledge, skills, and judgment required to work in today’s complex health care system.
  • Students learn how to engage in safe, competent professional practice with high expectations of accountability, collegiality, collaboration, leadership, and ethical care.
  • Students experience high-quality, innovative nursing education both in the classroom and simulation laboratory settings.
  • The clinical experiences in diverse healthcare settings are offered in all five semesters and allow students to integrate their knowledge into the care of clients across the lifespan.
  • It is required that students have a completed and verified Clinical Preparedness Permit in order to be eligible for practicum placements.
  • Students must have submitted up-to-date immunization records in compliance with the Public Hospitals Act during the first week of classes in order to ensure student's placement in clinical and field placement facilities.
  • An up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screen (renewed regularly so that it is never more than 6 months old).
  • Placement agencies require an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector check prior to going out on placement.
  • The Practical Nursing program is currently approved (Category 1, the highest-ranking) by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current graduates of this program are eligible to apply for registration as Registered Practical Nurses in Ontario.
  • The graduate may find employment opportunities in hospitals, long-term care settings, clinics, or community health services and the average salary goes up to 41,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2.5 years
Fees$ 39,738 for 2.5 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttp://www.georgiancollege.ca/academics/full-time-programs/practical-nursing-pnrs/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with
    • Grade 12 English (C or U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)
    • Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U)
    • Grade 12 (C) or Grade 11 or 12 (U) Chemistry OR Grade 12 (C) or Grade 11 or 12 (U) Physics.
  • A minimum grade of 75% in each pre-requisite subject is recommended.
  • Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school students may also be considered for admission.
  • Students who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing also get admission to this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Diploma / Degree certificate Mark sheets for each year of study.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Application form: All international student applications must be submitted through the International Application System (IAS), where program availability is located.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Students need to show proof of graduation, subjects are taken and grades received.
  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Clinical and field placement forms: Students have to submit documents required prior to the start of registration in order to ensure students' placement and to allow participation in clinical and field placement facilities.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit original or certified copies of English language proficiency test scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
  • Students have to submit an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screen (renewed regularly so that it is never more than 6 months old).


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01

Applications for all full-time programs will be accepted on an ongoing basis after the Feb. 1 deadline for all three intakes.


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

58 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$10305$10305$10305
Health insurance$492$492$492
Other fees$2449$2449$2449
Total fees$13246$13246$13246

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 3,600

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign students to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, with an additional 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity i.e. a valid passport or travel document.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
    • Immigration Medical Examination (IME).

Work Study

  • The International student can work as in Canada if their mode of study is full-time, they’re allowed to work on- or off-campus.
  • A SIN is a 9 digit number that the Government of Canada gives the students. They need one to work in Canada.
  • International students can work up to 20 hours per week during their studies and 40 hours per week during vacation.
  • Students can earn approximately CAD 8 - CAD 10 per hour as a part-time. Students can work full time off campus during co-op terms and can earn approximately CAD 10 - CAD 15 per hour.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Home Healthcare Services
  • Certified Dialysis Nurse
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Case Manager


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