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    Trillium College (Burlington) 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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    Trillium College is the only Private college in Ontario with over 20 years in the Private Career College industries, which has grown to be one of the first choices for students who want a career change. Trillium College is a registered Private career college under the Private Career College Act, 2005.

    Programs offered by Trillium College include a wide range of career-oriented Diploma Programs in Health, Social, Business, and Technology Programs. Also the students with Diploma or Bachelor add-on a graduate program to specialize.

    • Trillium College invites admissions throughout the year. There are no application deadlines.
    • Applicants will be guided by a career coach upon contacting the institution.
    • International applicants must submit English Proficiency Test Scores (TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent). 
    • It does not offer a degree program. All programs at Trillium College, with the exception of Personal Support Worker, are diploma programs. Personal Support Worker is a certificate program at all schools in Ontario.
    • No application fee is charged.


    Application Portal Online Application Portal
    Application Fee (non-refundable) NA
    Type Private
    Campus Oshawa, St. Catherine's, Kingston and Sudbury
    Intake Sessions Year-Round
    Academic Calendar Semester wise
    Payment Methods Accepted Check, Credit and Debit cards, Cash and Money Orders
    English Language Proficiency Tests CAEL/TOEFL/IELTS
    Work Experience Required as per course
    Financial Aid Available as loans
    Admission Helpdesk

    Trillium College Application Deadlines

    It accepts applications on a rolling basis. All the programs have various intakes throughout the year. Applicants can thus apply throughout the year. There is often a start date for each diploma program every couple of months.

    Trillium College International Student Admissions

    Trillium College provides international students with Canadian multicultural experiences within the classroom and outside as student life activities. A diverse international student population is given the best educational opportunities through 18 undergraduate and 3 graduate degree courses offered by the school.

    Application Portal: Trillium Application Portal

    Admission Requirements:

    • Trillium College Entrance Test/Wonderlic TestApplicants can attend this test in their home countries under the supervision of a doctor, lawyer, schoolteacher or school principal.
    • Official high school and college transcripts (should be translated into English and evaluated before submitting)
    • Health insurance
    • English Language Proficiency Score

    English Proficiency Test Score

    International applicants whose maternal language is not English must attempt any one of the following language proficiency tests:

    Test Minimum Score
    CAEL 60
    TOEFL (Trillium College code - 7371) 550 (Paper based) 80 (Internet based) with single score below 20
    IELTS 6.0 with no test score below 5.5

    Visa Process for International Students

    International students need to apply for a student visa to study in Canada at least 6 months duration once their application is accepted by the college. The college then issues the I-20 form. Candidates must submit this form and pay the SEVIS fees. Following that candidates must apply for a student visa interview at the nearest Canadian Embassy.

    The documents required during the visa interview are:

    • Letter of Admission
    • Verification of financial support
    • Passport and copy of photo ID page
    • Immigration letter

    Trillium College Undergraduate Admissions

    Trillium College offers undergraduate degrees in over 15 programs across various departments like Health, Business, Technology and Social. Some of these courses are Accounting and Payroll Administration, Business Management, Digital Marketing Specialist, Law Clerk and Pharmacy Assistant.

    Application Portal: Online

    Application Fee: NA

    Application Requirements: Students applying for undergraduate programs at Trillium College require:

    • Completed Application
    • Official Class 12 Transcripts
      • Must be accompanied by English translations if not in English.
    • Wonderlic Test Passing Score
    • Current Immunization Record (Health and Social Programs)
    • A clear CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Screening (Social Program)
    • International applicants must submit English Proficiency Test Scores (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo). Minimum required scores are:
    • Bank Statements

    Trillium College Graduate Diploma Admissions

    Graduate degrees at Trillium College in 3 courses which are Human Resource Management, Digital Marketing Specialist and Payroll Specialist. Applications are accepted online through its official application portal.

    The table below has some basic information about the three graduate programs offered by the Trillium College. Candidates are required to fill up a form for admission-related information. The form is available on the programs’ webpage.

    Requirements  Human Resource Management  Digital Marketing Specialist  Payroll Specialist 
    Admission  Diploma/degree from relevant business program  College diploma or University degree  Diploma or degree 
    Duration of the course  30 weeks  18 weeks  18 weeks 
    Employment Opportunities  Available  Available  Available 
    Salary (median wage)  32.95 CAD /hr  50.00 CAD/hr  25.00 CAD/hr 

    Applicants must apply 4-5 months prior to the course start date in order to fulfill the visa process. It may take up to 2 months for the arrival of a decision. Students must contact the Career Coach for checking the status of their applications.

    Admission policy at Trillium College is based mostly on high school and college qualifications. Hence, students with required scores can obtain admission easily.

    Upon selection, applicants will be sent an Offer of Admission from the school. International applicants willing to study in Canada must apply for a study visa from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).


    Ques. How do I apply to Trillium College?

    Ans. Students can apply to Trillium College through the Common Application Portal.

    Que. Is Trillium College private?

    Ans. Trillium College is a private college for post-graduation.

    Ques. What are the best programs offered at Trillium College?

    Ans. Trillium College is most reputed for courses like Accounting and Payroll Administration, Business Management, Digital Marketing Specialist, Human Resource Management, Law Clerk, Payroll Specialist and Pharmacy Assistant.

    Ques. What are the class timings at Trillium College?

    Ans. Classes run Monday to Friday in a half day format from 08:30-12:30 or 01:00-05:00.

    Ques. Does Trillium College offer any financial aid to international applicants?

    Ans. After admission into Trillium College, financial loans are given to international applicants who display financial needs.

    Ques. Is the September fall date the only option for the course start date?

    Ans. No! Undergraduate and graduate courses start once every couple of months as Trillium College runs year-round.

    Ques.  What is the percentage of students who find work following graduation?

    Ans. Over 85% of Trillium College graduates find work in their field. Trillium College also has a very dedicated Employment Services team that works very hard to help students find a job after graduation.

    Ques. Will I be able to handle the workload since I work part-time?

    Ans. Yes. Trillium College diploma classes are structured to run five hours a day for five days a week.

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