A minimum grade point average of 65% is required for domestic applicants, and an average of 70% or higher for International applicants. Due to limitted student intake, these minimum requirements may change on a demand basis.
Advanced standing may be determined by placement exam or review of academic credentials and/or work experiences.
Earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
Have strong, competitive grade point average in pre-requisite courses.
Be 18 years of age or older
Satisfy English language proficiency requirement
There are additional visa requirements that have to be met to enter a program of study.
Petrel College of Technology is a Designated Learning Institute, in good standing, with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Our DLI# is O246148742007. This number indicates that international students who are accepted to our institute for studies greater than six months in duration may apply for a Study Permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Effective June 1, 2014 all Study Permit applications must include Designated Learning Institution (DLI) number.
If a diploma program applicant has strong qualifications, an offer of conditional admission may be granted until such time that the deficiency (such as English language proficiency) is completed. Upon successful completion, student will then need to apply for a new study permit demonstrating that they have completed the admission requirements.
To find Petrel College, navigate to http://www.cic.gc.ca/
For Visa requirements and information on applying for a Study Permit, please see government of Canada website as follows: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada.html
All of the instruction at Petrel College is in English. Students who are admitted to the college for whom English is not their first language must demonstrate that they have sufficient facility with the English language to be successful in the program in which they have enrolled. They must demonstrate:
Students for whom English is not their first language can demonstrate that they have achieved these basic language requirements by completing:
Transcripts and Certificates
An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent and any additional certificate must be submitted with your application. For those candidates who spent their secondary school program outside of Canada, please make sure that your documents are translated in English at a certified notary.
A candidate's work history can bolster and strengthen their application. We always encourage the prospective candidate to submit their most recent resume/CV alongside their application.
Letters of Recommendation
You may have no more than two people write in letters of recommendation on your behalf to tell us about your character, personal accomplishments, and anything your recommenders would like to highlight.
A one-page cover letter indicating your interest in the intended program. This helps our admissions team to evaluate a candidate’s readiness and goals in participating, as well as helping us to form a cohort of students with diverse backgrounds to add to the learning experience.
Please make sure to answer the following questions in your cover-page:
What role do you see yourself immediately in upon graduating?
How do you see your experience at Petrel College helping you to achieve that goal?
What do you consider important qualities of a candidate for success in this program?
There are many benefits for on-site training, including:
For 15 or more students, it may be more cost effective for Petrel College to come to you.
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