Nursing Student in Canada


A) Transcript from your Educational Institution

As a student currently enrolled in a nursing program in Canada*, you must have completed sufficient training. A competency 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 a transcript (either official or unofficial) from your current educational institution.

Transcripts must show full name, student number, name of post-secondary institution and nursing education program, completed nursing program coursework. Incomplete transcripts are not accepted and will delay registration.

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

B) Student Competency Letter

You are required to provide a student competency letter from your nursing program. The letter must follow the Student Competency Letter Template. It must be on educational institution letterhead and reference your competency in the listed Health Care Assistant Skills. The letter must be signed and have the contact details and credentials of the person who signed the letter. You can download the Student Competency Letter Template (to be provided to your educational institution) below:

C) Character Reference Letter

The character reference letter requirement is being waived (students may attach the mandatory post secondary competency reference letter twice).

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