English Language Testing Standards

Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) Applicants for registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) must provide evidence of language proficiency in English, if their first language is not English.

This requirement may be met through successfully completing one of the following tests:

  • CELBAN – Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System (Academic Version only)

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