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Intake
  • Fall
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  • Spring

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Broadway
  • Campuses
    Broadway

    Resources

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    30 Weeks
  • Tuition Estimate
    $3635 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $803 Total
  • Credential Granted
    Certificate

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Fee: $35

Academic (minimum grade in bracket)

1. High school graduation or equivalent   

2. VCC English Language Proficiency Requirement

One of:

3. Math

One of:

  • Pre-Calculus 11 (C+)
  • Math 0871 (C+)
  • VCC Health Sciences Math Assessment (80%)

4. Chemistry

One of:

  • Chemistry 11 (C)
  • equivalent

5. Biology

One of:

  • Biology 12 (Human Biology) (C)
  • equivalent

Non-Academic

  • a certified five minute keyboarding test with a speed of at least 35 net words per minute with a maximum of five errors
  • basic computing or word processing skills verified by either an employer or a resume outlining computer skills
Admission Advice

1. Updated immunizations are strongly recommended.

2. On acceptance you must:

  • submit a successful Criminal Record Search
  • provide proof of a negative TB skin test or chest x-ray

3. If you have a repetitive stress injury please contact program staff to discuss the physical requirements of the program.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Check individual programs for English proficiency requirements

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - Applicants must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for their desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.443.8411.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.443.8411.

 

Mature Student

You must be at least 18 years old (unless you have graduated from Secondary School) to meet the general admission requirement for VCC. In addition, specific program admission requirements must also be met.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

VCC International is the information gateway for International Students. It includes information on admission requirements, application procedures and much more.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

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