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Sheet Metal Worker Foundation Certificate


Intake
  • Spring

  • Training Type
    Foundation (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • Location
    Kelowna
  • Campuses
    Kelowna

    Resources

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    City of Kelowna
  • Length
    20 Weeks
  • Tuition Estimate
    $2950 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1050 Total
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • Trades Foundation Program

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted starting on the first business day in October each year for all intakes throughout the subsequent 11 months. Early application is strongly recommended. For details, see okanagan.bc.ca/apply.

Application Fee: $30

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation (or equivalent)
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of high school for at least one year as of the first day of classes)

2. English

One of:

3. Math (within the past seven years)

One of:

  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics Grade 10 (50%)
  • Workplace Mathematics 10 (50%)
  • Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus Grade 10 (50%)
  • Mathematics 10 (50%)
  • both Adult Basic Education MATH 071 and MATH 072 (50%)
  • ABLE math test (50%) within the past two years

 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy OC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

English is the language of instruction and communication at Okanagan College. All applicants, including Canadian citizens, whose native or primary language is other than English, must demonstrate a command of English sufficient to meet the demands of classroom instruction and written assignments.

See individual program listings and then visit English and Alternatives for program-specific English requirements.


Applicants Whose First Language Is Not English

If English is not your first language, you must submit documentation of ONE OF the following when applying to diploma, degree and certificate programs:

  • A TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (Internet-based).
  • An overall IELTS (academic) band score of 6.5 with no band below 6.0 for admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration program or a band score of 6.0 with no band below 6.0 for admission to most other programs.
  • A PTE (academic) combined score of 58 with no skill score below 55 for admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration program or a combined score of 56 with no band below 55 for admission to most other programs.
  • A score exceeding level 4 on the Okanagan College English Language Assessment (OCELA).

  • A minimum grade of 70% in each EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration program or a minimum grade of 60% in EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to most other programs.
  • A minimum grade of 70% in B.C. secondary school English 12 or its equivalent for the Bachelor of Business Administration program or a minimum grade of 60% for most other programs.

  • A transcript showing completion of an English literature or composition course at a recognized university or college in Canada with a minimum grade of 50%.
  • A minimum score of level 5 on the Language Proficiency Index test (available only in BC) for o the Bachelor of Business Administration program or level 4 for most diploma and certificate programs.

If you have successfully completed a diploma or degree from an accredited institution at which English is the language of instruction, you may submit your academic transcript for review by Okanagan College. Subject to verification, this diploma or degree may be used to meet the English requirement for admission to Okanagan College.

Documentation of English language proficiency should be sent directly to intedapps@okanagan.bc.ca or ideally be submitted with the online application.

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General Admission Requirements (All Students)

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

Out-of-Province

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here

Mature Student

For details on Mature Student admission check here.

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

For details on Unclassified Student and Visiting Student admission check here.

How to Apply

For details on applying to Okanagan College check the Become a Student site here.


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