Language Requirements

Language Proficiency

English is the language of instruction and examination at CBBC Career College. You must demonstrate proficiency in the language to follow a postsecondary academic program. If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of meeting the minimum scores below.

Minimum Scores Required:

IELTS
6.0 in each band
CAEL
60
TOEFL
80 on the Internet-Based Test (TOEFL® iBT)
60 on the Paper-Delivered Test
550 on the Paper-Based Test
Duolingo
115 with no sub-score below 90
CLB
8

Exceptions:

  1. You have successfully completed at least two (2) years in a program offered in English at a Canadian College.
  2. You can provide a certificate of completion from a recognized ESL School demonstrating an equivalency of required English proficiency. (i.e. ESL school equivalent of IELTS 6). CBBC’s language school partners that meet the required level include:
    • ACLA – Students must complete ACLA’s Pathway Program – Level 6
    • ALCC – Students must complete ALCC’s University Bridging Program- UBP
    • CLLC University Pathway – Students must complete CLLC’s Pathway Program – Level 6
    • CGH College – Students must complete CGH College’s Pathway Program – Level 6
  3. You have completed a minimum of two years of full-time academic study in an English language school located in a country where the dominant language is English. Please check the table below:
American Samoa
Anguilla
Antiqua & Barbuda
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Botswana
Cayman Island
Dominica
Eritrea
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Gibraltar
Grenada
Guam
Guyana
Hong Kong
Ireland
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Malta
Malawi
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
New Zealand
Nigeria
Pakistan
Palau
Papua New Guinea
The Philippines
Puerto Rico
Saint Helena
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
South Africa
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Martin
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos Islands
Uganda
United Kingdom
USA
Virgin Islands (British)
Virgin Islands (US)
Zambia
Zimbabwe

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[The students] have been absolutely amazing, and taking initiative with the care and their education (they have jumped in with confidence). They all have been extremely professional, and have built fantastic rapport with the residents and the staff, and if I had a spot for them I would hire them in a heartbeat.
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