Language Requirements

Language Proficiency

CBBC Career College will adhere to its Language Proficiency Policy when considering the recruitment of foreign applicants whose first language is one other than English:

English Proficiency Exemption 

If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school, as recognized by CBBC Career College, where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed.

If you have completed at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution, as recognized by CBBC Career College, where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation is required.

Enrolment Requirements

Applicants wishing to enroll at CBBC Career College in a program of study, who have citizenship from a country or region whose official language is not English, must undertake a language proficiency test and meet or exceed the following test scores:

English Language Scores – (This is a general list; please note that certain programs may require higher scores)

International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS Academic Test) – minimum score of 6.0 on each test (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – minimum test scores of 80 on the Internet-Based Test (TOEFL® iBT), 60 on the Paper-Delivered Test, or 550 on the Paper-Based Test.

Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTest) – average score of 4.5.

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) – minimum Level 8 on each test.

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) – minimum Band 60.

CLLC University Pathway – Level 6

University of Michigan English Language Institute (MELAB) – minimum score 77.

University of Michigan English Language Institute (MET) – minimum score 77.

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) – minimum test score of 55.

Duolingo – minimum test score of 115

 

*All IELTS and TOEFL scores should be sent to:  from the testing language body (E.g.: IELTS or TOEFL). Language scores that have been sent by students will not be accepted.

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