Applying at NBCC is easy! Applications for all of our regular programs are processed by our College Admissions Service (CAS). Follow the step-by-step process and you’re on your way! There is no application deadline. However, it is best to apply
early, as it may take upward of 26 weeks to process the visa and study permit.
1) Complete an application form online, over the phone, or on paper and send it
to the College Admissions Service
2) Pay the application fee online at www.nbcc.ca. The application fee is $100 and you can apply for up to two programs.
3) Include an official high school transcript plus any other post-secondary transcripts and/or further documents for admission to specific programs. If the transcript is not in English, a translated copy must be provided. Admission requirements are outlined on the NBCC website. Official transcripts may be:
Visit https://nbcc.ca/admissions/how-to-apply, for further information on how to apply to NBCC.
Our Prior Learning Recognition (PLR) process gives you the opportunity to get credit for what you already know. It’s a service that allows you to receive formal recognition for a course of study, by taking into account the skills you already have.
Transfer of credits is possible when NBCC can establish a relationship or correlation between your previous formal training and the training you want to pursue at one of its campuses. In the case of experiential learning (work experience), you will be asked to demonstrate that you possess the necessary competencies by submitting a portfolio for assessment.
All requests for credit transfer must be submitted prior to the beginning of the course for which you are requesting recognition.
Here are the steps to follow:
You can find more information on our Prior Learning Recognition initiative via the following link: http://nbcc.ca/admissions/recognition-of-prior-learning
Study permit holders in Canada may gain work experience by working off campus while completing their studies.
As of June 1, 2014, you may qualify to work off campus without a work permit. If you qualify, your study permit will allow you to:
To qualify, you must:
You must stop working on the day you no longer meet the above eligibility requirements (e.g., if you are no longer a full-time student during an academic session.)” - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
For more information, please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/work.asp
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