Typical Practical Nursing job duties:
Practical Nursing is the second largest nursing group in Canada. As a Practical Nurse, you’ll provide direct care with guidance from a registered nurse, physician or other health care specialists. You’ll be a valued member of a primary health care team, qualified to:
To learn more about entering the health care profession as a Practical Nurse, please read the Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in Canada: Requisite Skills and Abilities document and the Entry-to-Practice Competencies for Licensed Practical Nurses document.
Once you have graduated from our Practical Nursing Diploma program and successfully passed the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination, you can find work in various settings, caring for clients across their lifespan:
Based on employment statistics gathered by Stenberg College, the wage range for Licensed Practical Nurses within the Fraser Health Region is between $24.52-29.94/hour*. The related national occupation classification (NOC) number – a system used to group jobs – for Practical Nurses is 3233.
*Please keep in mind that wages are based on groupings of a large number of related jobs. Wages and career outlook may differ due to your education level, job location and the type of employer you work for.
To learn more about career opportunities and wages for Licensed Practical Nurses, visit:
Where our Practical Nursing graduates are employed:
|All Hospitals in BC||All Extended Care Facilities||Bayshore Home Health|
|Westminster House||Kinsmen Lodge||Delta View|
|Laurel Place||Evergreen Campus of Care||George Derby|
|Correctional Institutes||Community Outreach Pharmacy|