Course code: #993
These are mandatory and all come with course.
This program is designed for internationally educated healthcare professionals.
It provides a critical understanding of the important elements of the Health System in Canada, a cultural orientation to Canada and the language/communication requirements to be effective in a Canadian healthcare setting.
Communication, problem-solving and teamwork are part of every course in the program at Mohawk College.
A considerable amount of emphasis is dedicated to developing effective communication skills as it is considered a critical skill required for the transition to working effectively as a health care professional in Canada.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,728|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||0|
GAS-English for Academic Purposes 2023-24 (Domestic & International) - 478
This program is not for absolute beginners nor for students whose first language is English.
Learn and gain confidence in academic English language skills in a Canadian college environment. Complete Semester 3 to meet Language Proficiency Requirements for post-secondary college programs.
Students require a Secondary School diploma or at least 10 years of education in their first language.
Students are placed into a semester by language skill level.
You may also have an interview to finalize your placement. Students are usually placed according to the lowest skill to support their success.
Semester 1: IELTS 3.5, no band below 3, or equivalent.
Semester 2: IELTS 4.5, no band below 4, or equivalent OR successful completion of Semester 1
Semester 3: IELTS 5.5, no band below 5, or equivalent OR successful completion of at least two Semester 2 courses.
Start Dates: January, March, May, July, September and November.
Levels: Through 8. Levels are 7 weeks in length. Upon successful completion, you advance to the next level.
Length of Study: On average, you will study for 4-6 months.
|Meets Language Requirements for||SCORE AT ENTRY|
with band below 5.5
with score below 7
|60 - 78||100|
EAP Level 7
|IELTS 5.5||CLB 6||46 - 59||90|
EAP Level 6
|IELTS 5||CLB 5||35 - 45||80|
EAP Level 5
|IELTS 4||CLB 4||28 - 34||65|
EAP Level 4
|IELTS 3.5||CLB 3.5||25 - 27||55|
This program requires applicants to have a degree or diploma in a healthcare professional field (e.g., nurse, dentist, physiotherapist, pharmacist, etc.).
It is wise to get a Police Clearance Certificate and an international driver's licence before you leave your home country.
Note: Please note that international students require a co-op work permit to participate in the work experience component of this program.
If you do not receive a co-op work permit upon your arrival in Canada, you must apply for one to qualify for the work experience component.
Options are available for mature applicants.
Mohawk recognizes that life changes people’s directions. That’s why Mature Students don't need to have completed a secondary school diploma to enter a Mohawk College program.
Mohawk welcomes students from many backgrounds:
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