- January 10, 2023
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This full-time program is for internationally educated learners whose first language is not English. The program provides learners with the strategies and English language skills needed to succeed in academic courses at Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Learn to read, write, listen, and speak at a post-secondary level. This program includes the following activities:
- interacting and working with others in post-secondary classes
- using technology to learn
- setting school and/or career goals
- learning cross cultural communication skills
There are three levels to this program. We'll accept and place you in a level based on your assessment scores.
*After this program, you'll have the English language requirements for most career programs at Bow Valley College or SAIT.
This program is eligible for Learner Income Support funding. Government of Alberta Foundational Learning Assistance (formerly "Alberta Works" or "Learner Income Support") is a financial support program managed by the Government of Alberta to support Alberta residents access adult education to help them towards more sustainable employment. Financial support may be available to you.
The Government of Canada’s Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) funding is also available for those who are permanent residents or Convention refugees. LINC applicants must first take a CLB test at the Calgary Language Assessment & Referral Centre (CLARC). The telephone number for CLARC is 403-262-2656. Once received email your Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) test results to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Successful completion of the EAP entrance test
- A minimum of high school completion in student’s home country
- Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels: 6,6,6,6
This program is open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and Convention refugees who qualify for Foundational Learning Assistance. Prospective students must apply at the Office of the Registrar. A $75 application fee applies. Funding is subject to eligibility requirements.
For help with your application and to help answer any questions you may have, please visit with the Welcome Centre.
For detailed information about the application process, see ELL Applying.
This program is for immigrant youth between the ages of 18 and 24 who have not completed high school. In Bridge you will develop reading, writing, math, technology, and school strategies.
International English Language Learning (ELL)
Learn English for the real world with the full-time international ELL program. You’ll learn by listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Youth in Transition (LINC)
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. This full-time program is for immigrant youth between the ages of 18 and 24.