Skip to content

Get the Skills to Become a Vocational Nurse

Start training towards a fulfilling career as a Vocational Nurse to work in a variety of medical settings

14-Month* Vocational Nursing (LVN) Diploma Program in South Los Angeles, CA

Vocational Nurses obtain education and clinical training in Nursing Assessment, Intervention, Documentation, Leadership, and Professionalism. Begin your career goal now to become a Registered Nurse in the near future by starting in a rewarding, high-growth career as a Vocational Nurse.

For existing C.N.A’s, LVN or Patient Care Technician is a good option. Medical Assistant is a great foundation for those applying for the Ultrasound Technician and Nursing programs.

Healthcare Career College, located in Paramount, CA, serves vocational nursing (LVN) students in Long Beach, Compton, Lakewood, Downey, Bellflower, Norwalk, Cerritos, the greater Los Angeles area and north Orange County.

The best way to see if Healthcare Career College is the right fit for you is to attend a virtual information session. You can book a virtual virtual information session to get a true feel for what it’s like to be a part of the Healthcare Career College community. Schedule an information session now or Get more info.

Vocational Nurse

14 Month* Diploma | $63,676 median annual salary**


  • 15% Job Growth Over Next 10 Years
  • Graduates hired by hospitals, nursing homes, & physician’s offices
  • 1 Certification Track (NCLEX)
  • Advance into Nursing Management, Midwifery and much more!

* Program length when completed in normal time
** https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/OccGuides/Detail.aspx?Soccode=292061&Geography=0601000000 visited on August 12, 2021. Salary source for licensed vocational nurses with the lowest 25th percentile earning $54,188 to the highest 75th percentile of workers earning $76,991.

Become a Qualified Nursing Professional

The Vocational Nursing Diploma program from Healthcare Career College is designed to give you the hands-on training, practical experience and industry know-how it takes to successfully pursue a rewarding Nursing career.

Graduates of LVN programs have the practical skills employers are looking for, including hands-on experience in the following important areas:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Ethics
  • Leadership/Supervision
  • Mental Health
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Maternity Nursing

Is a Career in Nursing Right for You? Take the "Healthcare Career Training Readiness" Quiz

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Healthcare Career Training Readiness score now.

Diploma Features:

  • Free NCLEX certification preparation and testing
  • 2017: 100% pass rate
  • Tutoring and student support services
  • Affordable tuition
  • Small class sizes, personal attention
  • Experienced, qualified and caring instructors
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Supplementary Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes

Job Outlook:

  • Small and large organizations hiring
  • Employment growth of 13.9% between 2018 & 2028 in Los Angeles County**
  • Employment growth of 15.1% between 2018 & 2028 in California**
  • Career growth potential
  • Certification is accepted nationally
Healthcare Career College was close to my house. I wanted to be a nurse and I saw the school offered the Program and had a high passing rate. My experience was the best! Everyone is so friendly and helpful and they’ll definitely help you succeed. Just do it!
Diana M., Vocational Nurse Graduate

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation of LVN school, you may find work in the following areas:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Registries
  • Medical Offices
  • Adult Day Care Centers

Median Pay: $30.62/hour**

Is a Rewarding Career in Nursing Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Nursing and exploring whether Healthcare Career College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call (562) 804-1239

*Program length when completed in normal time.

**Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey 2021

X