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PSW to PN Courses

Practicing as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in Ontario is a rewarding experience and a profession that is growing. Job prospects are strong and nurses practice in a wide variety of community, homecare, and hospital settings.

If you have successfully completed a college Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate program with a college level English course with a grade of 60% or greater, the PSW to PN Courses pathway option is for you! Successfully pathway into Sheridan's Practical Nursing (PN) program with these courses. 

Start a successful career in nursing. Enrol today. 

More information is available under the Program Description tab

Program Information

PSW to PN Courses are a set of courses that require one term (4 months) to complete. Students engage in online learning during the academic week. The program is accelerated, and upon successful completion, students achieve the required knowledge and academic requirements for admission to the Practical Nursing program at Sheridan.  

Important Notes

  • At this time, this program does not accept students with a PSW Certificate from a private college. Students with a PSW Certificate from a private college are encouraged to contact capsadmissions@sheridancollege.ca for other pathway options.
  • This program runs in the Fall term (September to December)
  • Students must have completed a college approved PSW certificate program with a college level English course with a grade of 60% or greater to be considered for these courses.  
  • Students must achieve a final grade of 65% or greater in each course in order to meet the academic requirements for admission to the Practical Nursing program at Sheridan. 
  • These courses can only be used towards future admission into Sheridan’s PN program. They cannot be used towards admissions into a PN program at another college.
  • Students must have completed the PSW program from a community college within the last five (5) years.

Expression of Interest Form

If you are interesting in taking this program, please fill out this Expression of Interest Form found here

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions document to get answers to your need to know questions. 

 

These courses are part of the PSW to PN Courses Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Four (4) Courses

PSW to PN Biology
Course Code:
HEAC78013
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
PSW to PN Chemistry
Course Code:
HEAC78014
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
PSW to PN Math
Course Code:
HEAC78012
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
PSW to PN Professional Transitions
Course Code:
HEAC78011
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This program is delivered via online (asynchronous) classroom. 

Program Description

Do you hold a College approved Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate, with a college level English course? Do you have grades of 60% or greater? A pathway into Sheridan's PSW to PN Courses is a possibility for you! We welcome you to study with us to complete your pathway courses to obtain the educational requirements needed to be admitted to the Practical Nursing (PN) program at Sheridan.

With this unique pathway, courses are taken as a set to ensure you gain the knowledge needed to join Sheridan's Practical Nursing (PN) program, but also to thrive in your future academic career. Upon admittance and successful completion of all four PSW to PN courses listed, you will gain the entry requirements needed for admittance into Sheridan's PN program in a future academic term. 

This program will have a Fall semester start, with courses running from September to December. 

The pathway to a career in healthcare starts here. Enrol today. 

Expression of Interest Form

If you are interesting in taking this program, please fill out this Expression of Interest Form found here, and one of our representatives will get back to you. 

PSW Program Completion

Students must have completed their PSW program from a community college within the last five (5) years. At this time, this program does not accept students with a PSW certificate from a private college. Students with a PSW certificate from a private college are encouraged to contact capsadmissions@sheridancollege.ca for other pathway options.

Grade Requirements

Students must achieve a final grade of 65% or greater in each course in order to meet the academic requirements needed for admission to the Practical Nursing (PN) program at Sheridan. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions document to get answers to your need to know questions. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or (905) 874-4440.