MTG Healthcare Academy acknowledges assessment done by an accredited company or institution such as International Qualification Assessment Services (IQAS) for Alberta, International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES) for British Columbia, and World Education Services (WES) for Ontario.
Prospect international students are encouraged to apply several months (5-6 months) in advance before the start date of the program. This will give time for admission process to be completed.
|June 2020||June 26, 2020 to February 12, 2021|
|August 2020||August 07, 2020 to March 26, 2021|
|September 2020||September 18, 2020 to May 07, 2021|
|October 2020||October 30, 2020 to June 18, 2021|
|December 2020||December 11, 2020 to July 30, 2021|
1. Application Process
1.1 Determine your eligibility to study in Canada at http://cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-who.asp or at http://www.canada.ca/study-canada/study-permit/eligibility/ .
It is highly recommended to apply 5 – 6 months in advance of the intended start of the program of study. This will give sufficient time for processing of the study permit application. Please check processing time at https://cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/index.asp .
1.2 Pay application fee $150CAD once eligible to study in Canada.
1.3 Gather all necessary forms from online, Application for International Students and Declaration of Financial Capability (PDF). Send these completed forms together with an official High School or Post-Secondary Transcripts (with official translation if not in English format) and a proof of English Language Proficiency as required to –
Registration and Records Coordinator
1324 36 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB, Canada T2E 8S1
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
1.4 Pay registration fee $500CAD when requirements are completed.
1.5 MTG Healthcare Academy will issue a Letter of Acceptance.
1.6 Accepted students apply for study permit at a Canadian Embassy/Consulate. Study Permit application with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will require the Designated Learning Institute (DLI) number and the Letter of Acceptance. Visit the link: https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-how.asp.
1.7 Students with approved study permit will receive documentation from Canadian government to come to Canada or start to study online until Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.
2. Admission Requirements
2.1 At least 18 years old upon application
2.2 English Language Proficient
Health Care Aide Curriculum 2019 has the following new English language entry requirements:
2.2.1 Academic English Language Arts (ELA)
– Grade 11, 20-2 level course, with a minimum score of 60% achieved or Canadian jurisdiction equivalent, or
– English 20-1 with a minimum of 60% achieved or Canadian jurisdiction equivalent, or
– English 30-1 or 30-2 with a minimum of 55% or Canadian jurisdiction equivalent, or
– Deemed equivalent by completion of ACCUPLACER (assessment of placement test)
NOTE: Students who have not completed the ELA 20-2 level requirement and achieved the minimum grade are subject to completing the ACCUPLACER assessment test. This can include students out of province, out of country or mature students that have been our of school for a significant length of time.
2.2.2 English Language Proficiency (ELP)
Applicants where English is a Second Language (ESL) must meet the English Language Proficiency requirement in addition to the Academic English requirement. Equivalencies are as follows:
– Required Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of a minimum of 7 in each of the four language skills (Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing) and not an average of 7, or
– By completing high school in Canada. Studies must have been in English at an approved Canadian high school (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) with at least three consecutive years of full-time academic study, or
By completing a recognized post-secondary degree or diploma program in Canada. The program must have involved at least two full years of full-time, consecutive academic study in English.
2.2.3 Approved English Language Proficiency Tests
– International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: 6 (no section-score below 5.5), or
– Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet Based Testing (TOEFL iBT): 71, or
– Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) General: 7 (with no section score below 6), or
– Canadian Language Benchmarks / Milestones Test: 7 in each strand, not an average of 7
2.3 Digital Literate
2.3 There is a digital literacy requirement for basic computer skills. The new HCA curriculum will also include opportunities for the students to build their digital literacy through course / learning activity requirements.
2.4 Possession of Canada Student Visa
The following are government approved English Proficiency Tests:
1. IELTS – International English Language Testing System: Academic visit https://ielts.org for more information.
2. TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet Based Testing (TOEFL iBT). Visit https://www.etc.org/toefl for more information.
3. CELPIP – Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program. This is an English language proficiency test designated by IRCC for permanent resident status and citizen of Canada. Visit the link https://www.celpip.ca.
4. CLBA – Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment. Visit the link https://larcc.cssalberta.ca/Language-Assessment.
For details on IRCC’s standard requirements, language requirements, visit https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/publications-manuals/operational-bulletins-manuals/standard-requirements/language-requirements/test-equivalency-charts.html.
Language Test Equivalency Charts
The tables that follow contain policy, procedure, and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.
Equivalencies between the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) (for English), the Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (for French), and the results of language tests from designated testing organizations have been established and are summarized in the following tables.
|10 and above||549-699||16-20||549-699||16-20|
|English||Speaking and Listening||CLB 5|
|English||Reading and Writing||CLB 4|