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30 E. CHERRY ST, HICKSVILLE, NY 11801

QUALITY TRAINING AND EDUCATION SERVICES

30 E. CHERRY ST, HICKSVILLE, NY 11801

QUALITY TRAINING AND EDUCATION SERVICES

Process

Practical Nursing - Fall 2024

VEEB PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM

The Practical Nursing Program at the Vocational Education and Extension Board serves a diverse group of multicultural adults and takes into consideration the special needs of individual learners.

To start the curriculum in becoming a Practical Nurse, you will need to take the following six steps.

six steps in becoming a Practical Nursing

  1. Minimum of 18 years of age (Original Birth Certificate with raised seal required).
  2. Satisfactory performance on the VEEB Entrance Exam (non-refundable fee of $150):
    • Reading: minimum 11th Grade or percentile equivalent
    • Math: minimum 9th Grade or percentile equivalent
  3. Completed History and Physical Exam and required immunizations by the designated VEEB Physician at an additional cost.
  4. Criminal background check.
  5. Education Requirements:

    The VEEB PN Program is registered and approved by the New York State Education Department as an Adult Program and all applicants to the VEEB School must be at least 18 Years of Age. OFFICIAL U.S. HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT OR ORIGINAL EQUIVALENCY CERTIFICATE (GED) WITH SCORES DEGREE AWARDED TRANSCRIPT

    Other Acceptable Documentations:

    1. A signed letter, on an official letterhead and/or an official seal, verifying completion of High School
    2. An official notice, on State Education Department stationery, containing passing High School equivalency scores

    Foreign Education

    Verification of High School completion based on evaluation of foreign credentials by either of the following agencies including the original diploma and the English translation:

    1. U.S. Credentialing Services 212-697-2020
    2. World Education Services 212-966-6311 ONLY
    3. Globe Language Service, Inc. 212-277-1994

  6. Official Documents:
    • One of the following is required:
      1. If naturalized citizen, your Original Naturalization Papers or U.S. Passport.
      2. If non-citizen, your Permanent Resident Card or Employment Authorization Card Valid for Term of School Enrollment for (2023 -2024).
    • All applicants – A VALID DRIVER LICENSE OR NON-DRIVER LICENSE.
    • If applicable, Original Marriage License and/or Original Divorce Papers.
    • For any name change, you must show proof with original legal documentation.

Additional Documents may be Required

Your official enrollment is not completed until all of your documents are submitted and accepted by the Nursing Department and your registration form with a tuition deposit of $2,000.00 is received by the VEEB Business Office.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time for the check-in procedure.
Testing is by appointment only.

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Counseling Services

Students who are in need of counseling services can make an appointment with the student counselor.

The counselor is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 516-572-1704 to assist students with any difficulties they may be experiencing.