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Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN™) is an assessment tool designed to assess the English language proficiency of internationally-educated nurses who are applying for licensure in the nursing profession in Canada. CELBAN™ has been recognized by nursing licensing bodies across Canada.

CELBAN™ is managed by a national administrative centre and administered by test sites across Canada.

To learn more about CELBAN™, see Background Information, CELBAN™ OverviewInformation and CELBAN™ Readiness Self-Assessment (CRSA).

CCLB selects CEHPEA to run the CELBAN Test!

The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is pleased to announce that it has selected the Centre for the Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad (CEHPEA) to administer and manage the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN). The CELBAN Test, which has been in use for over ten years, is recognized as proof of English language ability by all Canadian nursing regulatory bodies.

CEHPEA brings significant experience in test administration, management and development to support the increasing demand for CELBAN across Canada.

CEHPEA will lead the administration, management and expansion of CELBAN through a new national administrative site, the CELBAN Centre.

Le CNCLC choisit CEHPEA pour gérer le Test CELBAN!

Le Centre des niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens a plaisir d’annoncer le choix du Centre for the Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad (CEHPEA) pour gérer le Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN). Le Test CELBAN, en usage depuis plus de dix ans, est reconnu comme preuve de compétence en anglais par tous les organismes canadiens de règlementation pour infirmières et infirmiers.

CEHPEA possède une expérience considérable en administration, gestion et développement de tests, ce qui aidera à satisfaire à la demande croissante pour CELBAN partout au Canada.

CEHPEA gérera l’administration et l’expansion de CELBAN par l’intermédiaire du Centre CELBAN.

CCLB does not endorse any CELBAN™Prep websites nor any other formal preparatory courses for CELBAN™.

Funding to develop CELBAN™ provided by the Governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario, and the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Funding to develop Institutional CELBAN™ provided by the Government of Ontario.





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