Vancouver Premier College of Arts and Science

English as a Second Language (Approved)

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English as a Second Language (Approved)

This program comprises of general English and IELTS preparation courses. The program is designed to develop students’ understanding of English language usage where English is used as their second language.

Admissions Requirement

To be admitted to the College, applicants must qualify as either domestic students or international students. Applicants must meet all minimum admission requirements to be considered for admission to the College; the minimum admission requirement cannot be waived by the College or by the applicant under any circumstances.

  • International Students Applicants who are not domestic students who meet the guideline established for international students studying in Canada by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada – IRCC.
  • All applicants must be 15 years of age or older.
  • ESL Placement test scores range from 0-100, which helps students to put at different level. Based on Placement Test results, student can be placed among any of these levels in order to meet required expectations

English Foundation Program

Course # Course Name Hours
VEN 000 Ventures Basics 250
VEN 101 Ventures One 250
VEN 201 Ventures Two 250
VEN 301 Ventures Three 250
VEN 401 Ventures Four 250

Intermediate Academic English

Course # Course Name Hours
VEN 501 Ventures Five 250
VEN 601 Ventures Six 250
LEAP Learning English for Academic Purposes 250
IELTS 101 International English Language Testing System 101 250

Graduation Requirements

Must achieve 65% grades along with minimum attendance requirement of 50%.

Note: This is an Approved program by the Private Training Institutions Branch. Students who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration or for which tuition is less than $4,000 may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Vancouver Premier College
of Arts and Science

103-5300 No. 3 Road,
Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 2X9


Monday – Friday 9:00A.M. – 5:30P.M.

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