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Intake
  • Fall
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Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Broadway
  • Campuses
    Broadway

    Resources

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    28 Weeks
  • Tuition Estimate
    $3232 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $496 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

1. English 10 or equivalent proficiency

Non-Academic

  • Basic First Aid including CPR level C or Health Care Provider CPR (Red Cross or St. John Ambulance)
  • BC Food Safe Certificate Level or HLTH 1101

Admission Advice

1. Updated immunizations are strongly recommended.

2. On acceptance you must:

  • submit a successful Criminal Record Search (to protect residents in facilities and those served by community agencies). It must be received by the Registrar's Office before the first day of classes. Conviction for relevant offenses may prevent entry to the program. Applicants are responsible for any costs associated with the check.
  • provide proof of a negative TB skin test.
  • provide a completed immunization history.
  • be properly fitted for a respiratory mask.

3. It's recommended that you have no sensitivity or allergy to latex

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

To apply to VCC check here.

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