Tazewell County Career and Technical Center

Tazewell, VA 24651

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    The Tazewell County Career and Technical School Practical Nursing Program is offered in cooperation with the county school board and the selected hospitals. The program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Virginia Board of Education.

    The practical nursing program is open to high school seniors and qualified adults who are residents of Tazewell County and surrounding counties. Out of State applicants are only considered for the program if there is space available.

    The nursing program is divided into two nine month phases with the first phase offered at TCCTC, for three hours a day, Monday through Friday. The Clinical phase of the program commences in July and is offered in five full academic days a week.

    The schedule for the second phase of the program includes theoretical in class room instruction and clinical experience in a range of different healthcare settings.

    Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as Practical Nurses.

    Admission Requirements

    1. Admission is open to rising high school seniors and adults who have a high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    2. High school transcripts
    3. Standardized test scores
    4. Physical examination including testing for tuberculosis
    5. Personal references
    6. Pre Entrance examinations 



Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Tazewell County Career and Technical Center

Smyth County Public Schools
20.12 miles away
McDowell County Career and Technical Center
20.62 miles away
Russell County Career & Technology Center
33.63 miles away
Giles County Technology Center
46.26 miles away
Patrick Henry Community College, Franklin
89.48 miles away
St. Mary's Medical Center
102.6 miles away
Bedford County Public Schools
110.56 miles away
South Central Area Health Education Center
121.56 miles away
Page County Technical Center
193.71 miles away
Mid-East Career and Technology Centers
195.96 miles away

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Tazewell County Career and Technical Center
114 Maplewood Lane
Tazewell, VA 24651

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