Calling all internationally educated nurses! Get your career fast-tracked by studying for success on the CELBAN. CELBAN is an English proficiency test especially designed by the Canadian government to help students get into a nursing profession quickly and easily. Langara's CELBAN preparation course covers the language essentials needed for success on the test.  English materials are presented in a medical context to help improve communication skills and fluency for real working environments.  In this course, you will explore how to better communicate in English about medical problems, demonstrate empathy with patients, and participate in authentic scenarios to prepare you for this important test.  Proceed to the next step in your nursing career, follow your calling to help others, and provide the medical care Canadians need. Join us and prepare yourself to get a successful CELBAN score. This program is intended for internationally educated nurses and provides added value in promoting language usage to demonstrate empathy and soft skills that are highly valued by employers in medical fields.

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Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is an occupation-specific language test that assesses proficiency within real-world health care scenarios. It evaluates proficiency in listening, writing, reading and speaking and is recognized as proof of language proficiency by all Canadian nursing regulators.

Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is an assessment tool designed to assess the English language proficiency of internationally educated nurses (IENs) who are applying for licensure in the nursing profession in Canada. CELBAN is recognized by nursing licensing bodies across Canada. Developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB), CELBAN is managed by a national administration centre and administered by test sites across Canada.