Programs offered at Sprott Shaw College are accredited through regulatory bodies across BC including CDSBC, FITT, the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry, and more. We also hold affiliations with post-secondary institutions across North America, which allows you to transfer or add on additional training to your current education. To learn more about our 16 British Columbia government-designated campus locations, please click here.
The Canadian Payroll Association
The Canadian Payroll Association represents over 40,00 payroll practitioners covered under individual or organization memberships, working with employers and governments to make payroll legislation and administration more efficient and effective. Graduates of our payroll programs are eligible to complete and submit the Application for Certification to receive the Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification from the Canadian Payroll Association.
Industry Training Authority
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads and coordinates the skilled trades training and credential system in BC. After completion of the electrical foundation program, students will receive an ITA ID number, allowing them to work in the electrical industry.
Early Childhood Educators of BC
The Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) provide professional development opportunities, training and resources for early childhood educators across BC with a vision for a society where early childhood educators thrive in a supportive community that values childhood and education. ECEBC is the collective voice to advance professional and personal commitment to the value of early care and learning by empowering the sector through education, collaboration and leadership. Sprott Shaw is a member of the Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia.
BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry
The BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry reviews and recognizes Health Care Assistant programs in BC to ensure that they are: following the provincial curriculum, implementing a common set of training standards, and graduating competent front-line health care providers. Confirming that health care assistants meet registration requirements is integral to the Registry’s mandate of patient protection and improved standards of care. Graduates of the HCA program delivered by Sprott Shaw College are eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry to demonstrate their competence and credentials to work for publicly funded employers in BC.
College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia
The College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC) is the regulatory body for Dentists, Dental Therapists, and Certified Dental Assistants in BC. The role of the CDSBC is to protect the public by overseeing the conduct and competence of its registrants by ensuring that they are registered and qualified to practice and consistently provide safe and ethical care to their patients. Our Dental Assistant program is designed to meet the regulations governing certified dental assisting practices as defined by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. With the completion of the program, students will be eligible to write the National Dental Assisting Board examination. Passing this exam and applying for licensure with the College of Dental Surgeons of BC will allow our students to become Certified Dental Assistants.
Canadian Professional Counsellors Association
The Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA) is a nationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1990. The CPCA establishes the regulatory framework for its members built on the foundations of counselling competency and compliance in both registration and discipline. In all of its work, the CPCA is dedicated to the promotion of public confidence and trust in the counselling profession in Canada. Students of our Professional Counsellor program are eligible to take the CPCA Qualifying Exam.
Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
The Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) is the industry-recognized standard-setting and accrediting body for Montessori teaching education. The MACTE accredits certification and diploma programs based on the evidence that they prepare competent, caring, and qualified professional Montessori educators and have the capacity to monitor and improve their programs’ quality. Sprott Shaw College Montessori Teacher Education holds accredited status for its Early Childhood IND Montessori Teacher Education Program from the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).
The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)
The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is an international trade training and professional certification body endorsed by the Government of Canada, Trade Commissioner Service, and EDC (Export Development Canada). Sprott Shaw College has partnered with FITT to offer the FITTskills Program. Students enrolled at Sprott Shaw may register for these courses as part of the International Trade Programs. Upon successful completion of all the required courses, students are eligible to write an exam administered by the FITT in pursuit of an additional FITT Diploma in International Trade, which fulfills the educational requirements of the FITT CITP designation.
Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
SQA’s Diploma to Degree programme is a proven route for students to progress onto the second or third year of an undergraduate degree, following successful completion of an SQA Advanced Diploma. SQA Advanced Diploma is recognized by Higher Education Institutions globally.
Harvard Business School Online
Sprott Shaw College is the first private college in Canada to offer Harvard Business School Online’s CORe curriculum. Taught online using Harvard’s platform and instructors, we provide course offerings in Business Analytics, Economics for Managers and Financial Accounting. These courses will available as an enhanced credential with our existing Business Administration Management, Global Marketing Management and Post-Graduate Business programs.
For more information about our Harvard online courses, visit our Business Faculty page.
Sprott Shaw College and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have partnered to create the Sprott Shaw College – BCIT Pathway: enabling Sprott Shaw College graduates entry into BCIT’s School of Business. If you complete the entire pathway you will have the opportunity to earn a BCIT Business Diploma and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in addition to your Sprott Shaw College Diploma.
For more information about our BCIT partnership, click here.
City University in Canada
The Sprott Shaw – City University pathway allows graduates from select Sprott Shaw programs to transfer to City University and complete Bachelor of Arts in Management program in as little as 2 additional years.
For more information about our CityU of Canada affiliation, contact an Admissions Advisor.
Coast Mountain College
Sprott Shaw College (SSC) and Coast Mountain College (CMTN) have partnered to create a unique pathway program. Students who graduate from SSC’s Business Administration Management Diploma program will be eligible to transfer credits directly into CMTN’s Business Administration Diploma Program. Upon completion of the pathway program, graduates will receive a diploma from both SSC and CMTN.
For more information about our Coast Mountain College affiliation, contact an International Admissions Advisor. Sprott Shaw College and University Canada West have created a pathway for students who complete SSC’s Business Administration Management Diploma and wish to complete a Bachelor of Commerce at UCW. For more information on this pathway opportunity please contact an Admissions Advisor.
University Canada West
Sprott Shaw College and University Canada West have created a pathway for students who complete SSC’s Business Administration Management Diploma and wish to complete a Bachelor of Commerce at UCW.
For more information on this pathway opportunity please contact an Admissions Advisor.
Ascenda School of Management
Sprott Shaw College and Ascenda School of Management have developed a pathway program for students interested in gaining a global business perspective and professional industry skills. In this pathway program, students will complete a Business Administration Management diploma in the first year at Sprott Shaw College and pursue their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree at Acsenda School of Management.
For more information on this pathway program, please click here.
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Sprott Shaw College and Fairleigh Dickinson University have partnered to create a pathway program for students interested in tourism, hospitality, or business administration management. Students can complete a Business Administration Management Co-op diploma or Hospitality Management with Co-op diploma at Sprott Shaw, and pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (BAIS) at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
To learn more about this pathway program, please click here.
Sprott Shaw College graduates of our Practical Nursing program are eligible for admission towards the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-LPN) Program of Athabasca University. Athabasca’s unique program offers a university education designed specifically for licensed practical nurses. As you continue working in your field, you can remain in your community and complete your baccalaureate nursing theory courses using their flexible learning environment. All of the non-nursing, required, support and option theory courses are completed by distance education. Graduates of their Post-LPN Bachelor of Nursing program are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination – Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
For more information about Athabasca visit www.athabascau.ca.