Valley Career and Technical Center

    School of Practical Nursing

     Entrance Testing for 2021 admission will be held on: 

    1/22 @ 9am

    2/15 @ 3pm

    2/25 @ 1pm

    Saturday, 3/13 @ 9am

    3/30 @ 9am

    Saturday, 4/10 @ 9am

    4/19 @ 4pm

    5/3 @ 2pm 


    Registration is open. Please call VCTC (540-245-5002) to register via phone and pay entrance exam fee ($75) with a credit/debit card. If you prefer in person registration, please come to VCTC between the hours of 8:00am-3:00pm to register and pay exam fee ($75) using cash or credit/debit card. No checks will be accepted for testing/registration. Each test date is limited to 10 seats to allow for social distancing and optimal 1:1 instruction prior to testing. Register early to guarantee your first choice of dates. 

    Start preparing for your TEAS entrance test by researching and taking online practice TEAS test (www.teaspracticetest.com). There are multiple sites that offer practice test, just search for them. Also, you can purchase study guides from ebay, bookstores, etc for test prep. 

     We look forward to meeting each and evey aspiring nurse during the information and testing session. You will be very proud of yourself for taking this journey - Mrs Hensley, MSN,RN


    Valley Career and Technical Center's School of Practical Nursing program has created a culture that embraces the functions of mentoring, role modeling and caring for each student holistically. Each student's qualities and gifts as a caregiver are enhanced through encouraging personal, professional, spiritual, and emotional growth. This growth and development is essential for entry level LPN's as they prepare to enter the ever-changing healthcare environment ready to meet the needs of and the challenges presented by individuals in their care. The program maintains the high standards of academic attainment and employment success through the interaction of a committed faculty and sincerely invested students. These high expectations are substantiated by 2020 #3 ranking by Nursing Schools Almanac Nursing Schools Almanac 2020 and #1 ranking (in Virginia) by Practical Nursing.org in 2016. Our program is Approved through the Virginia Board of Education and Virginia Board of Nursing.