Sprott Shaw College is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. PTIB administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations. It is responsible for: Ensuring institutions meet the requirements and standards for certification, maintaining a Private Training Institution Directory of all certified institutions and the programs they provide, along with formerly certified institutions and providing student protection and overseeing the Student Tuition Protection Fund.

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Education Quality Assurance (EQA) is a quality assurance designation that identifies BC public and private post-secondary institutions that have met or exceeded the provincial government recognized quality assurance standards and offer consumer protection. EQA provides one standard provincial seal that can be recognized globally as a symbol of quality. The EQA seal allows students to easily identify which provincial institutions the government of BC recognizes as having met quality assurance standards and that offer consumer protection to learners.

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Sprott Shaw College is an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Designated Learning Institution. To apply for a study permit on or after June 1, 2014, you will need to include the Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #), which is the number that begins with the letter “O”, on your application form. Our DLI# is O19278865162 and is registered with our Head Office in Burnaby, British Columbia.

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The BC Career Colleges Association’s aim is to ensure that the private education and training industry is recognized for the high level of service delivery, commitment to quality, and student satisfaction that the sector delivers to the consumers. BCCCA member schools adhere to a Code of Ethics and are committed to providing students with individual care and attention throughout their studies, and as they graduate and search for employment. The member schools believe in offering students an education and training experience that is satisfying, supportive and designed to provide the skills and knowledge that students need to find the job and/or career that they want.

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We are the first private College in Canada to offer Harvard Business School Online’s CORe curriculum. Taught online using Harvard’s platform and instructors, we now 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 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).

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Sprott Shaw College graduates of our Practical Nursing program are eligible for admission towards the Advanced Entry Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Langara College. Access to this BSN education program gives the successful candidates the opportunity to complete Pathophysiology 2192 and enter into Term 3 of the BSN program. This means the length of study from the time students enter the program to graduating from the BSN program is 2 years and 8 months.

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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.

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CityU and SSC have agreed to work together to implement a program that will provide opportunities for SSC students to continue their studies in a seamless manner from the Business Administration Management with Coop program to CityU of Canada’s Bachelor of Arts in Management program in Canada.

For more information about our CityU of Canada affiliation, contact an Admissions Advisor.



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.

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