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.
To learn more about CELBAN™, go to Background Information, CELBAN™ Overview and Information pages.
The CELBAN™ Readiness Self-Assessment (CRSA) is available here.
An offline CRSA kit is available for a fee. Click on Order Form-offline CRSA kit (pdf) to order an offline CRSA kit.
CCLB and CELAS Centre do not endorse any CELBAN™Prep websites nor any other formal preparatory courses for CELBAN™. For a list of approved CELBAN™ Resources and Support Materials, click on CELBAN™ Resources and Support Materials.Educational Institutions, please see the Institutional CELBAN™ page for information about Institutional 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.