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Kelowna, British ColumbiaLOCATION
Estd 1988Established Year

VanWest College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Certified by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB), VanWest College is a privately-owned Canadian college. It offers various certificates, diplomas and postgraduate diplomas which are designed to improve students’ business knowledge and employability skills.VanWest College Kelowna campus offers both Professional Customer Service Skills Co-op Certificate and Cross-Cultural Business Communication Certificate programs. The medium of instruction is English.

  • The application fee for international students is $210.
  • Students can apply via online or offline portal.
  • VanWest College accepts IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English Language tests


Application PortalOnline/ Offline
Application Fee: Career training programs (non-refundable)Domestic: $150
International: $210
English Proficiency TestsIELTS/ TOEFL/ TOEIC/ Cambridge English
Type of UniversityPrivate
Academic CalendarSemester- based
Intake SessionsAll months

VanWest College Admission Dates

Different programs have different starting dates. The start dates of certain programs are given here.

ProgramsStart Dates
Supply Chain Management programs2019: Oct 7
2020: Mar 23, Sept 8
Hospitality Management Co-op DiplomaMarch 23, 2020
Professional Customer Service Co-op Certificate2019: February 25, April 22, October 7, December 2
Cross-Cultural Business Communication Certificate2019: February 25, April 22, October 7

Vanwest College Certificates & Diplomas Admissions

VanWest College offers Diploma and Certificate courses in varied fields. Each type of course has specific admission requirements. However, the basic requirements for admission are the same for all courses.

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Apply Offline – Download the Application Form

Application Fee:- $150 (Domestic) & $210 (International)

General Admission Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • A Copy of passport
  • Official high school, college, university diploma or degree, or college/university attendance certificate
  • When your application is received, an invoice will be emailed to you. Upon receipt, remit your payment.
  • A Letter of Acceptance will be issued upon receipt of payment.
ProgramsAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Supply Chain Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma and CertificateBachelor’s DegreeIELTS: 6.0
Cambridge English: Advanced score of Grade C
Cambridge English: Business Higher score of Grade C
Hospitality Management Co-op DiplomaHigh School Diploma (Grade 12) OR General Education Development (GED)IELTS 5.5
TOEFL score of at least 60, or TOEIC score of at least 605
CEFR score of at least B2
Cambridge English: Advanced score of Grade C
Cambridge English: Business Vantage score of Grade C, 
All Other Certificates & Diplomas High School Diploma (Grade 12) OR General Education Development (GED)IELTS 5.5

Visa Process

Applicants must submit a visa application to Canada Immigration & Citizenship. There are certain requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicant in order to apply for a study visa.

  • Acceptance letter from an educational institute in Canada is required.
  • Identity proof of the applicant along with photographs and birth certificate is required.
  • An applicant must provide financial support proof – bank statements are accepted.
  • Letter of explanation, stating reasons to apply for a study permit must be provided by an applicant.

VanWest College has a simple criterion for admission. Only the minimum requirements have to be met in order to get admission in the college. The college also offers special English Language courses for students who do not have English as their first language. The students can contact the admission office in case of any doubts.

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