Nursing Student in Canada


A) Official Transcript from your Educational Institution

As a student currently enrolled in a nursing program in Canada*, you must have completed sufficient training. A competency reference letter is required. If you are not currently a student but have recently completed the required training, you may still be eligible.

You will need to provide information about your current health care education and training, and supply an official transcript from your current educational institution.

*Nursing program must be approved by a Canadian nursing regulatory body.

B) Two Reference Letters

You need to supply two (2) reference letters. One letter, issued from your nursing program on educational institution letterhead, should reference your competency in Health Care Assistant skills and the other letter can be a character reference.  You can download a sample clinical competency letter (to be provided by your educational institution) below:

Student Competency sample letter (PDF)

Note: All reference letters must be signed and have the contact details of the people who signed the letters.
Register as a student studying in a nursing program in Canada
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