To register for any of the programs offered by ATC you must meet the
- Be 19 years old or over on the first day of the program,
- Provide proof that you’ve completed high school or an equivalent
level in your home country,
All courses are taught in English only.
Non-native English speakers who have English as their Second Language
(ESL) must demonstrate a satisfactory level of English. ATC
requires that ESL students have a TOEFL score of at least 450 (paper-based) or 133 (computer-based) completed
during the past two years.
ATC may also accepts students who have completed other English tests
or exams (TOEIC, Cambridge. IELTS) on a case-by-case basis.
Students needing additional ESL training will be connected with one of
our partner English Language Schools in Vancouver or Toronto.
As a foreign student, you most likely will need a Study Permit to study
at ATC unless you take a course/programs of 6 months or less. You must
then complete your course within the period authorized for your stay in
Generally speaking, a Study Permit will give you more flexibility
including the possibility to apply for an extension from within Canada
if you decide to continue studying in Canada.
To apply for your Study Permit in your country, you will need an
Official Letter of Acceptance issued by ATC along with other documents.
Please remember that processing of your application for a Study Permit
may take a few months.
For comprehensive information about Study Permit, contact the
Canadian Embassy/Consulate in your home country or visit the
Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.
and print the Study Permit Application form (PDF)
1 - In order to study at ATC, you must first meet all the
pre-requisites for the chosen program. You can then complete the application
form (PDF) and fax it to the attention
of International Admissions at our ATC head office in Richmond, B.C.
2 - After reviewing your application
form , ATC will send you an
invoice in $US representing 50% of your tuition fees. We accept payment
by credit card (Visa – MasterCard), wire-transfer or international money
3 - Once your payment is received, your seat has been
secured and ATC will send you the Letter
of Acceptance. This document is required to apply for a Study Permit.
Please note that if your application for a Study Permit is denied, you
will need to provide the official letter of refusal from the
Embassy/Consulate to qualify for a refund after a deduction of a $US 200
administrative processing charge which will be retained by ATC.
and print the application form with ATC Terms & Conditions (PDF)