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How to Apply

Ready to apply to college? We'll guide you through each step. 

Step 1- Decide on your program

Your first step in applying to a program is to decide what program you're applying to. Choosing specific courses comes at a later date after you register. 

Step 2 - What kind of applicant are you?

General Applicant

If you’re 19 years of age or older, already graduated from high school or currently attend high school outside of BC/Yukon, you can apply anytime.

You must submit sealed, official transcripts as part of your application or complete an assessment.

You can complete an application online through Education Planner.

BC/Yukon high school student

If you’re a BC/Yukon high school student in grade 12, you can apply online for provisional admission between September 15 and May 15.

Apply online through EducationPlannerBC

International Student

If you're an International student (not a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident) you can apply at any time.

International students must apply for a student visa. You will pay different fees and have different admission requirements.

International Application Process


Applications accepted year-round

Ready to get started at Vancouver Island's largest provider of trades training? Camosun accepts applications to apprenticeship technical training programs year-round. 

Apply for an apprenticeship

Dual Credit - South Island Partnership

Be a college student while you're still in high school. Dual Credit is open to students in School Districts 61 (Victoria), 62 (Sooke), 63 (Saanich), 64 (Gulf Islands), and 79 (Cowichan).

Learn more about dual credit

Step 3 - Meet program admission requirements

Academic requirements

Each program has admissions requirements. To be considered for admission you must meet or exceed the requirements for your chosen program.

Non-academic requirements

Some programs include additional life, work experience or supporting materials in their admission requirements. Please see each individual program page for details.

Seek guidance and advice

If you need help identifying an educational program or career direction that meets your interests, abilities and work values, Camosun offers a number of services.


To get an idea of what your education will cost and to learn more about financial assistance, please visit: