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CELBAN Prep Course

CELBAN Prep Course

Get ready to take the CELBAN with our comprehensive online prep course and confidently pursue your nursing career in Canada.

CELBAN or Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses is a professional language exam to assess the English proficiency of nurses who have studied outside Canada. The test-takers are evaluated in four key English language skills: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. CELBAN is recognized as an acceptable way to demonstrate your proficiency in English by nursing regulatory bodies across Canada.

Prepare for CELBAN

This preparation course is a set of practice material aimed at helping those interested in studying, or re-qualifying for, the field of nursing, to practice language skills as they are used in Canadian nursing and in the Canadian nursing English exam, CELBAN. The course progresses from preliminary material practicing each of the four language skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) to full practice tests for each language skill.

This course is a largely self-paced and self-directed, as students work through the material at a speed which is comfortable to them, though you can ask the instructor questions at any time. However, live online sessions are included in which the student practices Speaking tasks and tests with an instructor and receives feedback, and students also write and submit, then receive feedback upon, practice Writing tasks. For better results, we suggest that students should have access to a printer as many of the practice documents should be printed out and worked on as paper-based test material.

At Glance

Program Duration

Approx. 30 hours in total. You can do as little or as much as you like each day (or night!). We recommend approx. 45-60 minutes per day, or 5-7 hours per week.

Online Classroom

Classes are presented virtually via Moodle, an online learning platform.

LIVE Sessions

Speaking & Writing (Feedback)

Details about the login and the URLs would be sent to the students’ email IDs on the day of the workshop.


$199.99 plus tax

Register for the CELBAN Prep Course