How do you envision your future? Whatever your dream career, you will need a strong foundation in education and certification. With Ashton College, you can build on your existing skills and grow your career. Say yes to your future and apply now for admission to one of our dynamic career programs.

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Domestic, International and Mature Students

    Domestic students need ONE of the following:

  • Canadian Passport
  • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
  • Confirmation of Permanent Residence
  • Legal documentation from IRCC
  • International students need:

  • A valid passport from their country of citizenship and a valid study permit
  • Mature students must be:

  • At least 19 years of age at the start of their program

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General Admission Requirements

Curious about the general admission requirements at Ashton College? Here is a quick video breakdown of what to expect and which documents are required.

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

    Domestic students and international students must show language proficiency in ONE of the following ways:

  • Completion of BC English Studies 12 , English First Peoples 12 or Literary Studies 12 with a minimum grade of C+ (or equivalents); or
  • Completion of three or more consecutive years of secondary education or two or more consecutive years of post-secondary education at a recognized institution where the language of instruction is English; or
  • Achieve the competency standard of a Test of English Language Proficiency as set out in Section 5.4 below. Scores for standardized English language tests are only valid for a 24-month period from the date of testing.
  • English is presumed to be the language of instruction in the following countries:

  • American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, New Zealand, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierre Leone, Singapore, South Africa, St Helena, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States of America, US Virgin Islands, Zambia, Zimbabwe

For countries not listed above, submit proof of instruction in English. Notwithstanding the above, upon receipt of adequate proof of English Language Proficiency, the Registrar may exempt a student from having to take a Test of English Language Proficiency.

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Application Process Explained

​Ready to apply? Here is a quick video breakdown of the individual steps involved. The process is designed to be as simple and straightforward as possible. Let us know if you have any questions or require any clarification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. We have broken down our frequently asked questions into two separate sections: admissions and student services. Explore the admissions section for any questions you have regarding your current application and the admission process in general. Look to the student services section for any questions regarding student policies or your online classes.

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