About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:Six Terms
Code:0930

Program Highlights

  • Partnership with six northern colleges enhances program accessibility and transferability of credits
  • Students receive more than 1,000 hours of nursing practice in a variety of agencies
  • Program culminates in a eight-week practicum experience
  • RPN employment rates are high in Niagara and beyond
  • State-of-the-art simulation lab
  • Unique interprofessional education experience

Career Opportunities

  • Business/industry
  • Clinics and medical centres
  • Community agencies
  • Correctional facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care agencies
  • Mental health services
  • Travelling health agencies

Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario

The Practical Nursing program at Niagara College is currently approved (Category 1) by the . Current graduates from this program are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario. Download the Program Approval Review Summary for details.

2 Year Option

This program may alternatively be completed in 2 years through Practical Nursing.

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0930 - Six Terms Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
May 2018Open
September 2018Open
January 2019Open
May 2019Open

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at vnmanga.info/transfercredit.