Launching your Canadian Nursing Career

Advanced Nursing Principles

Working in nearly every medical setting, registered nurses play a vital role in the healthcare system. In addition to assessing patients, administering medications and treatments, registered nurses educate patients and families about various sicknesses or ailments.

This nursing course for internationally registered nurses prepares you to meet the requirements to become a registered nurse in Canada.

From working in the rush of the emergency room to providing long-term care in a chronic illness situation, the ability to think critically and apply theoretical knowledge to hands-on, real-world situations is an integral part of providing the highest levels of patient care, as a registered nurse.

*This program does not require approval under the Private Careers Colleges Act, 2015

Get Hands-on Training to Launch your Canadian Nursing Career

• Prepare yourself to begin Nursing in Ontario
• Equip yourself with the knowledge to write Canadian Nursing licensing exams
• Learn the Canadian standards of nursing

Program Details

  • Program Credential


  • Program Duration

72 Weeks

1500 Hours

  • Program Status

Registration Open

Your Career

Nursing Programs in Canada

BizTech College’s advanced nursing program prepares you to meet the government declared shortage for registered nurses in Canada. As a result, it has been estimated 139,700 new registered nurse jobs in Canada will open up through 2024.

Nursing in Ontario, you have the opportunity to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities in addition to private care facilities. Moreover, you may have the opportunity to explore a variety of nursing specializations, such as:

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics care
  • Psychiatric care
  • Critical care
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Community health
  • Occupational health
  • Emergency care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Oncology


As a registered nurse, you will provide high-quality patient care, by communicating directly with patients and their families. Additionally, you will communicate clearly, with physicians and other medical professionals.  BizTech College’s Advanced Nursing program helps you qualify for nursing jobs in Canada.

Duties and Responsibilities

Registered nurse jobs in Canada may require you to perform some, or all, of the following duties:

  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
  • Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, coordinate as well as evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician or according to established policies and protocols
  • Monitor, assess, address document as well as report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment
  • Assist in surgery, in addition to other medical procedures
  • Possibly supervise licensed practical nurses and also other nursing staff
  • May develop and implement discharge planning process on the admission of patients
  • Could potentially teach, as well as, counsel patients and their families on health-related issues in collaboration with other health care providers.

BizTech College’s Advanced Nursing Principles for Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) will prepare you to meet the requirements become a registered nurse in Canada.

A nursing course for internationally registered nurses, our advanced nursing program helps you gain knowledge in levels of nursing in Canada, in addition to hands-on training, to write the NCLEX-RN/RPN exam, with ease and confidence.

National Nursing Assessment Service

When you begin BizTech College’s Advanced Nursing program, the college will assist you in submitting your National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS) application. This third-party organization streamlines the process of submitting your required documents for nursing in Canada and will advise whether or not your documents are approved to begin your Canadian nursing career.

NNAS  is a collective of nursing regulatory bodies all working together to standardize the qualifications for the assessment of internationally educated nurses (IENs). As a result, ensuring applicants meet the requirements to become a registered nurse in Canada.  All IENs are required to seek approval from NNAS before writing nursing licensure examinations, such as the NCLEX-RN.

During the time it takes to process your application, our expert instructors will guide you through the necessary hands-on and theoretical knowledge, for a successful nursing career in Canada.

Learning Outcomes

  • Expert Preparation Our industry experts will build on your international training, as a result, preparing you for nursing in Canada.
  • Interpersonal Communication A strong focus on building excellent communication skills prepares you to provide the highest levels of patient care.
  • Canadian Experience You will gain Canadian nursing experience, thus helping you confidently pursue your Canadian nursing career.

Successfully completing BizTech College’s Advanced Nursing Principle’s for Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) will, therefore, give you in-depth knowledge in the following areas:

  • Nursing and clinical proficiency in Canada
  • Professional communication in nursing
  • Nursing leadership, in addition to skill development
  • Canadian nursing preparation

Additional Certifications

You will have the opportunity to earn a Personal Support Worker Certification, in addition to an ECG and Phlebotomy certificate, as you work toward your Canadian nursing qualifications. Thereby making you a highly versatile, well-trained and in-demand, healthcare professional.

Clinical Placement

As a BizTech College student, you are guaranteed hands-on, situational training, supervised by qualified professionals in a real-world, clinical setting. Our partnerships with local clinics and hospitals provide you with the opportunity to work alongside highly qualified professionals in a fast-paced, Canadian setting.

Exam Preparation

Successfully completing BizTech College’s Advanced Nursing Principle’s for Internationally Educated Nurses program you are prepared to write the following licensing examinations. Passing the required examinations will, therefore, qualify you to begin nursing in Ontario.

The National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and Registered Practical Nurses (NCLEX-RPN) is designed to assess your knowledge and skills, thereby ensuring you are ready to meet the standards and regulations expected of entry-level nurses.

The Canadian English Language Benchmark Association asses your English skills, directly related to nursing. Successful completion of this examination validates you have the English Language skills and proficiency for a career in nursing.

Students looking to apply should meet the following pre-requisites:

  • A graduate of nursing post-secondary diploma or degree within the last 5 years
  • Verifiable clinical working hours
  • Reference letters ( minimum of 2, indicating hospital. Clinical work hours completed, can be combined with post-secondary experience)
  • Minimum of 1125 clinical hours
  • Current membership, and in good standing with nursing authority
  • Clinical practice within the last 2 years
  • Computer literacy; basic Microsoft Word, email skill and internet handling

All international credentials must be assessed by a third party evaluator. Prospective students should ensure a credential evaluation is completed and submitted along with the application. An acceptance letter cannot be issued until the equivalent proof is presented. BizTech College will accept evaluations from:

English Proficiency Requirements

  • IELTS – Preferred 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any module