Prior to Acceptance:
Grade 12 / GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be “true certified copies” or originals).
Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 20/40 in the English Assessment.
Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the English Entrance Assessment.
International students can meet the English requirement by completing or demonstrating one of the following three options:
Sprott Shaw’s English Language Assessment, OR
Minimum IELTS Score 5.5 overall or iBT TOFEL Score of 70, OR
Completion of an ESL program from one of SSC’s partnered ESL schools.
70% average upon successful completion of all courses.
CPR, First Aid, Crisis Prevention (CPI Certified) and FoodSafe will be completed during the program.
Where are our graduates working?
Sprott Shaw College graduates are working across the province. We have had students working in Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge, Mission, Chilliwack School Districts and more. Many are hired right from practicum (included in the program) because the need is so great. If for any reason you need assistance finding employment after graduation, we offer Employment Services for life at each of our 16 campuses.
A career in BC’s public education sector offers an incredible amount of opportunity for growth and advancement. Whether you are interested in classroom, business, health or support positions, you can find your future and make it your own. Learn more about the breadth of positions in the education sector and what you need to start making a future in BC’s classrooms. Click here to view the Make a Future job board.
* Education Assistant was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.
Students can expect to complete one to three hours of homework per day.