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International Students

Academy of Learning College is Canada’s largest network of career colleges. With locations across the country, students can choose a college location depending on the region of Canada they wish to experience.

Benefits for International Students

Academy of Learning College believes in supporting our international students in a friendly environment. Our self-paced, flexible style of learning offers the following benefits to international students.

  • You set your own pace of learning. There is no need to keep up with the other students in the class.
  • If you do not fully understand the lesson, you can repeat it before moving on to the next one.
  • Course facilitators are available to monitor the training of the student, and to provide instruction where necessary.
  • You can start your program at any time.
  • You set your own schedule - mornings, evenings, or weekends.
  • You can prepare for recognized industry certifications from leaders such as: Microsoft, and CompTIA.

Turn your Diploma into a Degree

Academy of Learning College has agreements in place to give students the opportunity to apply their Academy of Learning College credits towards a degree program at one of the following institutions.

  • National American University
  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Windsor

Click here to learn more about the Academy of Learning College Articulation Agreements in place with these universities.

Academy of Learning College Entrance Checklist

What Do You Need To Do?

Get started

Contact the Academy of Learning College of your choice. Click here for a list of Academy of Learning College locations.

Confirm entrance requirements

Enrolment into an Academy of Learning College diploma program requires successful completion of high school. You may be asked to provide a copy of your high school diploma and/or transcript.

If English is not your first language, you may be required to undertake an English language entry examination before entering a diploma program. If a student requires assistance with English before and/or during their studies, Academy of Learning College can assist with finding an ESL school that will meet their needs.

Confirm study arrangements

The following is an outline of the steps you can take during the application process to confirm your study arrangements.

  1. Contact the Academy of Learning College location of your choice and an admissions representative will guide you through the application process.
  2. Discuss requirements for a tuition deposit with your preferred Academy of Learning College location.
  3. Once you have been accepted and your tuition deposit has been received, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance from the Admissions Representative.
  4. Take the Letter of Acceptance to Citizenship and Immigration Canada to apply for your Student Visa and Study Permit.
  5. Arrange for your accommodation while studying in Canada.
  6. Complete the appropriate placement test.
  7. Arrange for ESL training, if needed.

Refer to the table below for the list of the Academy of Learning College locations which are recognized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to accept international students.




Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI#)


Calgary North East O19273743562 Calgary
Calgary South O19273743562 Calgary
Edmonton Downtown O19273755422 Edmonton
Edmonton South O19273765312 Edmonton
Medicine Hat O19273743562 Medicine Hat
Red Deer O19273743562 Red Deer
West Edmonton Mall O19273755422 Edmonton




Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI#)


Abbotsford O212477056057 Abbotsford
Kamloops O19395299982 Kamloops
Kelowna O19395299982 Kelowna
Langley O212477063807 Langley
Nanaimo O19395300024 Nanaimo
Richmond O110096211204 Richmond
Surrey O19361063652 Surrey
Vancouver O19376530942 Vancouver
Victoria O19395300024 Victoria
WestShore O19395300024 WestShore
Williams Lake O19376505602 Williams Lake




Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI#)


Kingston O19303790322 Kingston
Hamilton O19305245022 Hamilton
Mississauga O19303790322 Mississauga
Toronto - Bay/Bloor O19859544417 Toronto
Toronto - Lawrence O19516732252 Toronto



Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI#)


Saskatoon For more information about studying at the Saskatoon Campus, click this link. Saskatoon
For more information, click this link to visit the CIC website, and contact an Admissions Representative at the campus of your choice for more information and assistance with confirming your study arrangements.


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