CELBAN Preparation

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Program Overview

CELBAN Preparation program is designed to prepare international students for Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN). This program is specifically for international students who are planning to apply for College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC licensure, College of Registered Nurses of BC licensure, College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC licensure, or who are required to demonstrate English language proficiency before entering an occupation in Canada.

The CELBAN prep program is an excellent opportunity to UPGRADE your English for work and study purposes. Our College offers students complimentary CELBAN prep in order to meet their entrance requirements for Health Care programs.

Job Opportunities

This program does not lead to a particular career occupation. The students will be able to enhance their English Language Skills and successfully pass the CELBAN test and enter the career occupation including Nursing, Health Care Professional.

Program Admission Requirements

Mature students who are 19 years old or older.

Program Duration

120 hours

Course Outline

# Module Hours
Total 120

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.

Fee Structure

1 Registration Fee $250
2 Tuition Fee $950
Total $1200

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Lime of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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