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Most of our diploma programs have common admission requirements. The exception to these common admission standards is the International Hospitality Management Diploma and the Rooms Division Certificate, which are delivered by Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management, for which the English requirement is different than our other diploma programs.

All Diploma Programs

(excluding the International Hospitality Management Diploma and the Rooms Division Certificate)

1. Be at least 17 years of age
2. Have graduated from high school or apply as a mature student who did not graduate from high school but is at least 19 years of age
Provide proof of English proficiency:
> Grade 12 or higher-level English course.
> High School English 12: C (or equivalent) from an English speaking country.
> University or College level English course (non‐ESL): C from an institution where English is the language of instruction.
English Language Test (only valid for two years):
> TOEFL: 68 iBT (with no individual score less than 16), 190 CBT, or 520 PBT
> IELTS: Academic version 6 (with no band test score less than 5.5)
> Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level C
> TOEIC: 700
> LPI: 4
> VPC English Proficiency Exam: 75%
> Completion of VPC ENGL 099
> Completion of AEL/ESL to an equivalent level
> Completion of at least 12 credits from a post secondary institution in Canada or where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.

International Hospitality Management Diploma Admission Requirements

1. Be at least 17 years of age
2. Have completed Grade 10 or apply as a mature student who did not graduate from high school but is at least 19 years of age
3. Provide proof of English proficiency:
• Grade 10 or higher-level English course.
High School English 10: C+ (or equivalent) from an English speaking country.
• English Language Test (only valid for two years):
TOEFL: 34 iBT (with no individual score less than 16), 100 CBT, or 410 PBT
IELTS: Academic version 4.5 (with no band test score less than 4)
Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level E
TOEIC: 350
LPI: 2
VPC English Proficiency Exam: 45% (Test fee: $25 CAD) – The required passing score to enroll in ENGL 098 is 45%-59% and for ENGL 0999 is 60% and up
• Completion of AEL/ESL level equivalent to the VPC English Proficiency Exam.
• Completion of at least 12 credits from a post secondary institution in Canada or where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.

Rooms Division Certificate Program Admissions Requirements

1. Be at least 17 years of age
2. Have completed Grade 10 or apply as a mature student who did not graduate from high school but is at least 19 years of age
3. Provide proof of English proficiency:
• Grade 12 or higher-level English course.
High School English 12: C (or equivalent) from an English speaking country.
University or College level English course (non‐ESL): C from an institution where English is the language of instruction.
• Proof of four‐year undergraduate degree from a recognized institution where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.
• English Language Test (only valid for two years):
TOEFL: 64 iBT (with no individual score less than 16), 180 CBT, or 520 PBT
IELTS: Academic version 5 (with no band test score less than 5)
Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level C
TOEIC: 500
LPI: 3
VPC English Proficiency Exam: 60% (Test fee: $25 CAD)
Completion of VPC ENGL 099.
• Completion of AEL/ESL level equivalent to the VPC English Proficiency Exam.
• Completion of at least 12 credits from a post secondary institution in Canada or where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.


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Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 1H2

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