PN Application Process



LOCATED IN DUNBAR, WV 304-766-0108

PN Application (Click link to access PN Application page)

Ben Franklin application (click here to access the Ben Franklin Career Center application)

 2022-23 TEAS Prep  You must pre-register for TEAS test dates by calling the school and paying the fee under the Financial Aid tab, online payment center, TEAS test (at least one week prior). Scheduled TEAS tests  will be conducted at Ben Franklin Career Center. Email: [email protected] with any questions.

Click this link for class and TEAS test dates: TEAS PREP 22-23 (Dates and Times TBA)

Program Costs Costs for the 23-24 Practical Nursing class are not yet finalized. Costs will be approximately the same as 21-22 but may be adjusted due to price fluctuations for books , uniforms, supplies, etc.

PN PROGRAM 2023-2024

** All 2023-24 start dates, orientation dates, and virtual learning dates are pending approval of KCS 2023-24 calendar in Spring of '23


VISIT the BEN FRANKLIN WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.-Ben Franklin Practical Nursing

When:  Program start date: Tentative- _________

 Orientation week of ____________ (mandatory attendance); Pending  distance learning assignments before first day of  in-person class with some mandatory in-person classes scheduled

When: TBD (first day of in-person class for 22-23) 

Graduation: ___________ (Tentative)
What time: Daily from 8:00 – 3:00
Applications accepted: Until Sept. 2022 - May , 2023
Deadline to register: June 1, 2023

The dates listed above are subject to approval by KCS Board of Education

Ben Franklin General Application 
PN Application

  Entrance test (see below)

OFFICIAL high school transcripts or GED/TASC equivalency
UNOFFICIAL copy of any prior college hours
Driver’s License or Photo ID
Proof of health insurance or waiver
Non-refundable $100.00 Application Fee
Non-refundable $70.00 TEAS test fee- For class that begins in July 2023
Agreement to submit to a drug screen and criminal background check


Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) will be administered starting December 2022. This test measures the content areas of reading, math, science, English and language usage. To register for this test you must pre-enroll at Ben Franklin, create an account at the website and pay the $70.00 fee. This fee must be paid to Ben Franklin Career Center no later than one week before the exam. Payment can be made in person, by mail on online. Further instructions on this process can be found on the “entrance test” tab. Remember your user name and password as you will use this to login to take the TEAS exam.

Applicants may choose to register for the free study/review sessions prior to sitting for the TEAS test. See the schedule for review classes attached.
Applications may be mailed, hand delivered, emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 304-766-0110. Upon completion of the PN program the student is eligible to sit for the WV State Licensing Board Exam for PN.

The mission of Garnet Career Center is to provide adult learners with 21st century educational opportunities necessary to attain their chosen professional and career goals.

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