Practical Nursing

The purpose of the Practical Nursing program is to prepare a student for employment as a licensed practical nurse. Click here for additional program information.opens in a new window


1,350, approximately one year (42 weeks)

testing requirements

Basic Skills Assessment & Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)


LTC Main Campus and Clermont

Starting Salaries

Vary, averaging from $51,578 to $62,386*
*Based on local industry information
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Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • Florida Hospital Waterman
  • Lake Correctional Institute
  • Lifestream Behavioral Center
  • Various Lake County long-term care facilities


Clermont Campus/Full Time starts September 3, 2024 – click here

Eustis Campus/Full Time starts December 2, 2024 – click here

Starting Salaries

What you’ll learn

Practical Nursing Occupational Completion Points (OCP)

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  • Theoretical instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, geriatric nursing, acute care, long-term care, and community settings
  • Personal, family and community health concepts
  • Nutrition, human growth & development, anatomy, mental health concepts, legal aspects of practice, & current issues in nursing
  • Pharmacology and administration of medications

Lake Technical College Nursing Programs are in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v).

Removing barriers to cross-border practice, the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) is an interstate agreement allowing a nurse to have one license and the privilege to practice in other compact states. Implemented in 2000, the NLC fosters public protection and access to care through the mutual recognition of one state-based license that is enforced locally and recognized nationally. Along with a majority of state nurses associations, hospital associations and health care facilities in every state overwhelmingly support the NLC. The NLC includes important patient safety features such as facilitation of the sharing of licensure, investigative and disciplinary action information among member states. All practical nursing graduates from Lake Technical College are eligible to test for any state licensure in compliance with U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v).

The links below show all states where Florida Nursing Licenses are accepted once Initial Licensures have been achieved in Florida.

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length
APRN0098Practical Nursing Foundations 1300 hrs
Practical Nursing Foundation 2
Medical Surgical Nursing 1
Medical Surgical Nursing 2
Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills
300 hrs
300 hrs
300 hrs
150 hrs

Our numbers

Discover how Lake Technical College prepares students for the health industry.


Completion Rate*


Placement Rate*



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Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completers that are awaiting exam results,
refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

LPN Programs Near Me

The Licensed Practical Nurse program at Lake Technical College provides you with hands-on practical nursing experience, as well as the classroom knowledge you need to attain LPN licensure in the State of Florida. Upon graduation from our LPN school, you will be prepared to work in a variety of clinical settings.


LPN School Orlando

Located near Orlando, our LPN school is accredited and is regarded as one of the best LPN Programs in Orlando, FL. If you are located in Central Florida and are searching for LPN Schools Near Me, Lake Technical College is an excellent choice. Call us at (352) 589-2250 or apply online to get started today.

Instructor / contact


Mel Terry, Healthcare Programs Coordinator


Phone Number: 352.589.2250, x1843

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