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Certificate in Academic and Professional English

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Thank you for your interest in the CAPE program  At this time, we are reviewing this program’s content and delivery options, so applications are not being accepted. However, we have found that students interested in the CAPE program are also interested in ELD

Bing Zou and instructor Judith Hunt.If you're an internationally-trained professional and you need to:

  • improve your English
  • prepare to write an exam to become certified in your field, or
  • gain Canadian work experience

the CAPE certificate program will help you! Read about one student's academic journey...

Academic and Professional English provides training in:

  • academic, workplace, and occupation–specific English
  • job-finding skills and strategies
  • expectations of the Canadian workplace

You'll participate in a 34–hour job shadowing / work experience in a Canadian workplace. With your improved skills in English, you'll have more job opportunities in Canada.

For full-time students, the program starts in September, January or May. Most classes are held at the Interurban Campus and are delivered through classroom and self-paced academic and professional labs, plus work experience off-site.

To learn about part-time options, contact us.

"Coming to this class was a good opportunity to meet professional people like me, and to learn different points of view on how to become a better professional. I learned a lot about how to integrate into Canadian culture and the workplace." Ludmila Slomchinska

Last updated: April 24, 2015 3:06 pm

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Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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