Improve your English
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
TUITION & FEES
- NorQuest College language placement assessment to determine course level. Other standardized tests (CLBPT, CLBA, IELTS, TOEFL, and CELPIP) may also be considered. Language proficiency assessment results must be less than six months old at the time of application for placement into courses.
A minimum CLB or IELTS level of 4 is required for placement into courses.
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Further Education Opportunities
Following successful completion of your ESL courses, you may continue on to further English language training, Academic Upgrading, employment certificate, or post-secondary programs at NorQuest or another post-secondary institution (provided you meet program admission requirements).
Some NorQuest College English for Academic Purposes courses are equivalent to English Language Arts courses and are recognized by post-secondary institutions in Alberta. English for Academic Purposes courses may be used for meeting both:
- academic admissions requirements for programs at NorQuest College and other post-secondary institutions
- English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for NorQuest College programs
Equivalencies are noted in course descriptions, and ELP requirements are listed under each program.
English skills are required for success and promotion in any job or career in Canada. NorQuest’s ESL Intensive program helps you become qualified for more and better jobs. Career-specific English classes assist you to acquire the language you need for studies and work in health and business.