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English as a Second Language

Location(s): Fort St John


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The English as a Second Language program provides Second Language students a pathway to academic success in post-secondary programming.  The program is delivered by highly trained EASL instructors in small classes that focus on inclusion and community. By completing this program, students will meet the English entrance requirements for a variety of post-secondary programs at Northern Lights College and will enhance their communications skills for employment.

Career Prospects


The purpose of the EASL program is to gain entry to post-secondary and other programming.  Improved English skills will also serve to increase employability across many sectors.

Details


Intakes


Campus
Starting
Type
Fort St John
September
Fort St John
January
Fort St John
April

Length


300 hours per level; a typical learner can complete one level per semester.

Estimated Program Fees


Program fee type: English as a Second Language

Costs indicated are estimates for a full-time course load.
Book, instruments, supplies, uniforms/clothing and third-party fees are additional.  Domestic students needing assistance with fees, textbooks costs, travel or childcare should ask about the Adult Upgrading Grant.

Domestic Fees

  Tuition Student Fees Instruction-related
Fees (includes GST)
Total
Semester $ 0.00 $ 71.88 $ 0.00 $ 71.88

International Fees

  Tuition Student Fees Instruction-related
Fees (includes GST)
International
Medical Insurance
Total
Semester $ 4,956.00 $ 71.88 $ 0.00 $ 276.00 $ 5,303.88

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Admission Requirements


One of:

  • CaMLA score 25 or higher as well as a writing sample; or
  • Permission of instructor for CaMLA (scores under 25)

CaMLA scores determine placement as:

  • 25-26 may be placed in EASL 020
  • 27-40 may be placed in EASL 030
  • 41-50 may be placed into EASL 040
  • 51-61 may be placed into EASL 050
  • 62 or higher may be placed into EASL 060

Important Notes


  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans, however fees and textbook funding may be available through the Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG).

Program Requirements


Residency Requirement
100% of each course must be completed at Northern Lights College
Minimum Grade Requirements
COM (Completed) minimum grade

Credential


Citation in English for Academic Purposes Level 020
Citation in English for Academic Purposes Level 030
Citation in English for Academic Purposes Level 040
Citation in English for Academic Purposes Level 050
Citation in English for Academic Purposes Level 060

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