Program Option Available in Canada for Sri Lankan College of Nursing Diploma holders

Graduate Certificate – Enhanced Practice for Internationally Educated Nurses at Conestoga College, Canada.

Starting Dates: January 2021

This is a 2 year graduate certificate course which includes a field placement. After completion you are eligible for a 3 Year Post study work permit.

This program will support you in acquiring essential nursing knowledge and skills required to practice within the Canadian healthcare system, with a focus on caring for seniors throughout the continuum of care.

You will learn from experienced nursing faculty in active learning environments such as state-of-the-art nursing laboratories and immersive simulation suites. Emphasis is placed on development of professional practices including nursing assessment, intervention, care planning, and critical inquiry and evidence-informed decision making.

You will apply theory to practice during field placement in diverse healthcare settings including medicine, surgery, complex continuing care, and long-term care. This program provides you with extensive hands-on clinical experience, including over 400 placement hours. 

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Min GPA: 70.0%
  • English Proficiency Requirements: Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)