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 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 in 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 30 diploma and certificate programs offered at Academy of Learning Career College.

All of our Academy of Learning Career College locations in Alberta are recognized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to accept international students.

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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 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) 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 IRCC 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 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to accept international students.

CampusDesignated Learning Institution Number (DLI#)City
Calgary North EastO19273743562Calgary
Calgary SouthO19273743562Calgary
Edmonton DowntownO19273755422Edmonton
Edmonton SouthO19273765312Edmonton
Edmonton WestO19273755422Edmonton
Medicine HatO19273743562Medicine Hat
Red DeerO19273743562Red Deer

International Tuition

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

ProgramWeeksInternational TuitionBooksLab FeesTotal Cost
Administrative Assistant28$13,950$0$1,500$15,450
Advanced Computerized Office Procedures *24$11,055$0$1,500$12,555
Business Administration51$26,440$0$1,500$27,940
Business Management31$16,305$0$1,500$17,805
Business Office Skills36$16,690$0$1,500$18,190
Community Service and Addictions Worker51$24,115$950$1,500$26,565
Community Service Worker43$18,780$825$1,500$21,105
Computerized Accounting37$18,240$0$1,500$19,740
Computerized Accounting Procedures *23$10,930$0$1,500$12,430
Computerized Business Applications37$19,740$0$1,500$21,240
Computerized Office Procedures *18$8,760$0$1,500$10,260
Computerized Payroll Accounting 44$27,610$0$1,500$29,110
Dental Administrative Assistant27$12,450$375$1,500$14,325
Educational Assistant44$19,920$375$1,500$21,795
Entrepreneurial Business Applications34$16,855$0$1,500$18,355
Health Care Aide22$9,465$400$1,800$11,665
Hospitality Management34$18.765$550$1,500$20,815
Immigration Consultant34$20,290$500$1,500$22,290
Insurance Advisor *23$13,080$200$1,500$14,780
Legal Administrative Assistant46$19,380$1,500$1,500$22,380
Marketing Coordinator51$26,910$0$1,500$28,410
Medical Office Assistant44$20,740$500$1,500$22,740
Medical Office Assistant with Health Unit Coordinator51$24,655$700$1,500$26,855
Medical Office Assistant with Veterinary Specialty51$24,655$750$1,500$26.905
Network Administrator52$28,090$300$1,500$29,890
Office Administration48$23,865$0$1,500$25,365
Payroll Administrator25$16,680$0$1,500$18,180
PC Support Specialist51$24,105$300$1.500$25,905
Web Designer43$26,865$0$1,500$28,365


  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 the college administration.AND
  3. English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS academic test score of 6.0 or higher or has completed one year of post-secondary training where the language of instruction is English.

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