Studying In Canada – Courses And Certificates

Certificates in Canada
The Certificates are similar to the Career Programs but without practical part, so you can only work during the class period. They are also technical training courses taught by Colleges in Canada.


But unlike Career Programs, certificates do not have that practical part so you can work full time in Canada.

Therefore you will study all the time and while you can work up to 20 hours per week in whatever you want.


What types of certificates can you study in Canada?
We give you some examples of the types of certificates you can study in Canada according to the professional branch:

  • Business
  • Business administration
  • Business communication
  • International Business Management
  • International Trade
  • Business Foundations
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality
  • Hospitality Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Customer Service
  • Essential skills for Hospitality, Service & Tourism
  • Service Excellence for Business

Reasons to study in Canada
Why study in Canada? We give you 4 compelling reasons to choose it as a country to study and work if you want to live an experience abroad:


Your quality education system
Your open and tolerant society
The opportunity to learn English and French
Its incredible landscapes and wild nature.

Requirements to study in Canada
The first thing you should know is the basic requirements to study and work in Canada. Although they can vary according to several factors such as the course you want to study, your nationality or your level of English, in general, you will need to meet the following requirements:

Valid passport for your entire stay
Enroll in a Canadian school accredited by the government
Get a visa that allows you to study
Other requirements to study in Canada
Depending on the course you wish to take, you must also submit the following requirements:

Certificate of Higher Education
English level certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, CAE)
Medical tests
Demonstration of economic funds
Motivational letter
Criminal record

Study in Canada

How to obtain a student visa for Canada?
Once you know if you meet the requirements to study in Canada, before applying for your visa you must formalize the registration to a school in the country accredited by the Government.

This is an indispensable prerequisite to be able to apply for your visa because the Canadian Immigration Department will not approve your visa unless you previously show that you are enrolled in a course at an educational institution accredited by the Government.

Types of courses
There are three basic groups of courses that you can study in Canada:

  1. Language courses
  2. Professional certificates or career programs
  3. University studies

English courses in Canada
These English courses are focused on the general use of the language covering all aspects of learning and oriented towards the development of the four basic skills: speaking, listening, writing and understanding.

Canada is a multicultural country where people from all over the world meet, safe and with rich nature. Learning and studying English in Canada is an unforgettable experience!

Be a beginner in the language or an expert who wants to improve it, in Canada, there are English courses for all levels!

When can I start a course? One of the advantages of English courses in Canada is that you can start almost every Monday of the year.

How many hours of class will I have? 
There are courses of 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours.
Can I work while doing an English course in Canada? Since 2014 it is not allowed to work in Canada with language courses. To be able to work, you will have to study a Certificate or a Career Program.
What types of English courses in Canada can you study?

General English
These are general English courses in Canada that cover all aspects of language learning, aimed at developing the four basic skills: speaking, listening, writing and understanding.

Preparation of official exams
They are intensive English courses in Canada that prepare students for international recognition exams, such as IELTS and Cambridge Certificates (First, Advanced and Proficiency).

Academic English
They are courses for students who want to pursue some type of higher study later – either university or other – in English and need to prove their knowledge of the language at the academic level.

Course combination
You can also combine any of these types of courses by doing them all with the same visa. You can even take your English course in Canada and then continue with other courses that allow you to work.