The English proficiency requirements listed in this section apply to the Social Work Diploma program only.
|BVC Academic English 1
|BVC Academic English 2
||60, with no subtest below 60
|Canadian Language Benchmarks / Milestones Test*
||8 in reading, 8 in writing, and
no lower than 7 in speaking/listening
|Overall score of 7,
with a minimum band score of 7
||6.0 with no band score below 6.0
|NorQuest ESLS7000, ESLS7100, ESLW8000, and ESLW8100**
||Completed with a minimum grade of 80%
|PTE A (Pearson Test of English)*
||84 with no section score below 21
OR: Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
OR: Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
OR: Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
CLB, CAEL, IELTS (Academic), CELPIP, and TOEFL results are valid for two years from the day of testing. Results that expire prior to the Start Date of the program cannot be accepted. Official results must be submitted.
NorQuest ESLS7000, ESLS7100, ESLW8000, and ESLW8100 can be accepted if these courses were completed within two years of the start of the Social Work program.
English Proficiency Tests