Assessment Centre

Access to Practical Nursing assessment (PN Access)

The PN Access assessment may be required by some candidates applying to the Access to Practical Nursing program. To determine if you need to take this assessment, contact a VCC program advisor.

PN Access sample

To request an assessment for a VCC course or program, you need the following 3 pieces of information:

  •  The name of the VCC course or program you want to get into
  •  The name of the VCC assessment you need
  •  A VCC ID number (usually 9 digits and begins with '000')

If you do not have these 3 pieces of information, please speak with one of the following advisors:

*It is the student's responsibility to confirm and request the correct assessment for their chosen program/course.  Please consult with a VCC advisor for details.

There are several ways you can request an appointment for the PN Access assessment:

The assessment fee must be paid to finalize an appointment. We will call you to arrange payment.  For security reasons, please do not share credit card information in an email or voice mail.

Picture identification is needed to enter the assessment room (ie: valid passport, driver's license, PR card, BC Service Card, etc.).

To reschedule your PN Access assessment appointment, we require 24 hours notice to avoid a $15 rescheduling fee.


Assessment fees are non-refundable.

The cost for the PN Access assessment is $30 and is payable by cash, debit card, or credit card, when you make your appointment.

Payment can be made in person or by phone with a credit card. 604.871.7093, option 6. For security purposes, please do not leave credit card information in a voice mail.

Duplicate results letters can be generated at an additional fee. Call us at 604.871.7000, ext. 7094 or email us for more information.