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Applying as a Canadian applicant

Domestic students should apply using a Conestoga College Program Application Form.

International students should refer to International student admissions. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Before applying, confirm the program is open by visiting International student programs.

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Campus tours are one of the best ways to experience Conestoga. You will explore a variety of classrooms, lab spaces and student services available to you. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about all of our programs and services.

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Check out our Virtual tours

If you can't make an on-campus tour or attend one of our events, the virtual tour is a great ways to visit us.

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Admission requirements

  • 19 years of age or older (Age exceptions may apply.)
  • Applicants for this program must be able to receive instruction and respond in the English language and may be required to complete the Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment and achieve Benchmark 7 in Listening/Speaking, Reading and Writing Descriptors.

Note re: admission requirements

  • Applicants will be admitted to this program based on program eligibility requirements and the applicant's assessment results in mathematics and communications.

Admission procedures

  • Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements may be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants will be assessed for program suitability through an interview with program personnel and an assessment in mathematics and communications.

Program requirements

  • Agencies may refer clients who meet their conditions of sponsorship to this program.

Pathways and credit transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions. View transfer agreement opportunities for this program.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Disclaimer

The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College. Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for completing any new or additional courses that may result due to changes in the program of study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs must complete the program of study within seven years of being admitted to the program.