Post Graduate Nursing Certificate & Management Diploma

Mature student status (19 years of age or older). Non native English speakers require proof of score of 60% on ULI ESL testing (or 5.5 on IELTS or 6.5 on CELBAN). Domestic students require minimum score of 7 on Wonderlic Aptitude test and pass an interview with the ULI admissions department. International students need to pass an interview with ULI admissions department. May be required to take ULI ESL program to bring English to the prerequisite level of acceptance. Students to be accepted must be internationally or locally trained professionals with a degree, diploma or certificate in the field, and be currently registered as an RN in good standing in their country of origin. Required prior to clinical practice component: acceptable criminal background check, current CPR certification, evidence of up-to-date immunizations as required by clinical sites.

Nursing Standards in BC: for RN’s OR LPN’s

Choose your stream:

RN’s       LPN’s    
Practice Standards     Practice Standards  
Scope of Practice     Scope of Practice  
Code of Ethics     Code of Ethics  
Nurse Client Relationship   Working with RN”S  
Responsibility and Accountability Practice Consultation

30 Hours


Professional Standards for Health Professionals (Canadian Overview)

30 hours


Nursing Exam Preparation

Choose your Health Care Specialization:

SEC & NCLEX Exam Preparation (Canadian Registered Nurse)  OR

SEC & NCLEX Exam Preparation (LPN)

Nursing exam prep is intended for internationally trained registered nurses who need to work while preparing for the SEC & NCLEX Exam Preparation (CRN or LPN)

380 hours


Practical Nursing Lab

100 hours


Applications & Technologies

MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Outlook

60 hours


Skills Certification

First Aid, Superhost & WHMIS 

27 hours


General Skills

Employment/Practicum Readiness

20 hours

Keyboarding Level 1 Or Keyboarding Level 2

80 hours


Work Experience

Co-Op Work Term

700 hours


Total Hours: 1427 hours

Courses may be modified or substituted as required to facilitate success in standardized testing or changes in standardized requirements. Alternate courses may be chosen to replace exempted course requirements based on experience and/or testing results. There is voluntary additional support available with the instructor at $50/hour. Course delivery subject to enrollment and may be altered.

"This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of advanced Education, Skills & Training."


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