International Students 2017-11-20T12:39:41+00:00

International Students

Academy of Learning Career College has real solutions for International Students looking for first rate career training in Alberta, Canada.  Since 1987 Academy of Learning has provided skills-training to hundreds of thousands of domestic and international students in the areas of Business, Technology, Healthcare, Hospitality, Legal and more. At Academy of Learning Career College, we attribute the growth in our success to identifying the gap between the formal education available and the realities of the working world. We fulfill the needs of learners by developing customized programs for each student, while meeting the requirements for convenient and effective training at an affordable cost.

In today’s business world, where quality training is not only important but essential to career success, Academy of Learning Career College stands out as a training provider relied on by students, employers and government agencies. No other private post-secondary college can match the variety of programs that Academy of Learning Career College offers. International students can choose from over 25 diploma and certificate programs offered at Academy of Learning Career College.

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

Enrollment into an Academy of Learning Career 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 Career College can assist with finding ESL training to meet your needs.

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Confirm Study Arrangements

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

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

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.

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.

Campus Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI#) City
Calgary North East O19273743562 Calgary
Calgary South O19273743562 Calgary
Edmonton Downtown O19273755422 Edmonton
Edmonton South O19273765312 Edmonton
Edmonton West O19273755422 Edmonton
Medicine Hat O19273743562 Medicine Hat
Red Deer O19273743562 Red Deer


NOTE: International tuitions are higher than tuition for Canadian residents. All programs are eligible to receive international students on study permit. Those with asterisk (*) are not required.

Program Weeks International Tuition Books Lab Fees Total Cost
Administrative Assistant 28 $13,035 $0 $1,500 $14,535
Advanced Computerized Office Procedures * 24 $10,330 $0 $1,500 $11,830
Business Administration 51 $24,765 $0 $1,500 $26,295
Business Management 31 $15,235 $0 $1,500 $16,735
Business Office Skills 36 $15,595 $0 $1,500 $17,095
Community Service and Addictions Worker 51 $22,530 $900 $1,500 $24,930
Community Service Worker 43 $17.550 $800 $1,500 $19,850
Computerized Accounting 37 $17,040 $0 $1,500 $18,540
Computerized Accounting Procedures * 23 $10,210 $0 $1,500 $11,710
Computerized Business Applications 37 $18,450 $0 $1,500 $19,950
Computerized Office Procedures * 18 $8,175 $0 $1,500 $9,675
Computerized Payroll Accounting  44 $25,800 $0 $1,500 $27,300
Dental Administrative Assistant 27 $11,625 $350 $1,500 $13,475
Educational Assistant 44 $18,615 $350 $1,500 $20,465
Entrepreneurial Business Applications 34 $15,750 $0 $1,500 $17,250
Health Care Aide 22 $8,845 $350 $1,800 $10,995
Help Desk Support Analyst 50 $24.705 $0 $1,500 $26,205
Hospitality Management 34 $17,535 $500 $1,500 $19,535
Immigration Consultant 34 $16,035 $450 $1,500 $17,985
Insurance Advisor * 23 $12,225 $0 $1,500 $13,725
Legal Administrative Assistant 46 $18,115 $1,500 $1,500 $21,115
Marketing Coordinator 51 $25,140 $0 $1,500 $26,640
Medical Office Assistant 44 $19,380 $400 $1,500 $21,280
Medical Office Assistant with Health Unit Coordinator 51 $23,040 $550 $1,500 $25,090
Medical Office Assistant with Veterinary Specialty 51 $23,040 $650 $1,500 $25,190
Network Administrator 52 $26,250 $0 $1,500 $27,750
Office Administration 48 $22,305 $0 $1,500 $23,805
Payroll Administrator 25 $16,680 $0 $1,500 $18,180
PC Support Specialist 51 $22,530 $0 $1.500 $24,030
Web Designer 43 $25,105 $0 $1,500 $26,605


  1. Alberta High School Diploma, verified by official transcripts, or non-Alberta equivalent. Transcripts must be officially translated into English.AND
  2. Successful interview with college administration.AND
  3. English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS academic test score of 6.0 or higher or have completed one year of post-secondary training where language of instruction is English.

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