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Admission Requirements

If you are interested in applying for one of our programs, please see the admission requirements below. We will work together with you to find the course best suitable for your interests and goals. There is something for everyone!

Work + Study

Business: International Business & Management

Minimum Age: 18 Years
Education: Final year of general/secondary level schooling. Toronto applicants must provide a copy of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent* (or have passed the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a Cut Score of 16);

A transcript, diploma, or certificate from another country is considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.

Students can have their credential assessed using one of the following pre-approved recognized assessment services:
World Education Services
University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, Comparative Education Service
International Credential Assessment Service of Canada

Language Skills: International students must demonstrate Level 5 English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and interview. The online test and interview are exempt if CEFR B2, IELTS 5.0, TOEFL iBT 46-59, Cambridge FCE (C), Tamwood Language Centre’s level 5, or proof of successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 193 is presented.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada with a study permit.

Business: Digital Marketing

Minimum Age: 18 Years
Education: Final year of general/secondary level schooling. Toronto applicants must provide a copy of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent* (or have passed the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a Cut Score of 16);

A transcript, diploma, or certificate from another country is considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.

Students can have their credential assessed using one of the following pre-approved recognized assessment services:
World Education Services
University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, Comparative Education Service
International Credential Assessment Service of Canada

Language Skills: International students must demonstrate Level 5 English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and interview. The online test and interview are exempt if CEFR B2, IELTS 5.5, TOEFL iBT 46-59, Cambridge FCE (C), Tamwood Language Centre’s level 5, or proof of successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 193 is presented.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada with a study permit.

Digital Skills: UI, UX, & Web

These requirements are for the following programs:
Digital Skills: UI Design Professional
Digital Skills: UX Design Professional
Digital Skills: Web Developer Professional

Minimum Age: 19 Years of age prior to the start of the study period or graduation from grade 12
Education: Final year of general/secondary level schooling. Toronto applicants must provide a copy of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent* (or have passed the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a Cut Score of 16);

A transcript, diploma, or certificate from another country is considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.

Students can have their credential assessed using one of the following pre-approved recognized assessment services:
World Education Services
University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, Comparative Education Service
International Credential Assessment Service of Canada

Language Skills: International students must demonstrate Level 5 English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and interview. The online test and interview are exempt if IELTS Academic score 5.5 or higher, TOEFL iBT 46 or higher, Cambridge FCE (C), Tamwood Language Centre’s level 5, or successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 192 or IELTS preparation course is presented.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada with a study permit.

Hospitality & Tourism: Essential Skills

Minimum Age: 18 Years
Education: Toronto applicants must provide a copy of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent* (or have passed the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a Cut Score of 16);

A transcript, diploma, or certificate from another country is considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.

Students can have their credential assessed using one of the following pre-approved recognized assessment services:
World Education Services
University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, Comparative Education Service
International Credential Assessment Service of Canada

Language Skills: Students must demonstrate an intermediate level/Level 4 English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and admission interview. The online test and interview are waived if CEFR B1, IELTS 5, TOEFL iBT 52-64, Cambridge PET (Merit), Tamwood Language Centre’s Level 4, or proof of successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 192 is presented.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada with a study permit.

Hospitality & Tourism: Foundations of Food & Beverage

Minimum Age: 19 Years
Language Skills: Students must demonstrate an intermediate level/Level 4 English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and admission interview. The online test and interview are exempt if CEFR B1, IELTS 5, TOEFL iBT 52-64, Cambridge PET (Merit), Tamwood Language Centre’s Level 4, or proof of successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 192 is presented.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada with a study permit.

Global Startup School

Minimum Age: 19 Years
You have completed: Minimum one academic year post-secondary studies or 24 months of work experience in any field

To demonstrate you meet the education/work requirements, you must supply either:
• Proof of employment (24 months, full-time)

This proof of employment form must be completed, on company letterhead, and signed in ink by your previous employer(s). Either insert the company logo on this template or print the template on the company letterhead. If you worked at multiple locations to achieve 24 months of work experience, you may complete multiple forms, but they must all be submitted as one PDF document.

OR
• Proof of academic studies

Submit either: transcript for one academic year of study or copy of the official credential you earned at a post-secondary institution (diploma, certificate, or degree) with evidence that the program you completed was at least one academic year in duration.
If your transcript is in a language other than English, please make sure that your name, the name of the institution, and the date is translated to English on the document that you submit.

Language Skills: International students must demonstrate Level 5 English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and interview. The online test and interview are exempt if CEFR B2, IELTS 5.5, TOEFL ibT 46-59, Cambridge FCE (C), Tamwood Language Centre’s level 5, or proof of successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 193 is presented.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada with a study permit.

Camps

Junior Summer Camps: English + Activity

Ages: 7-12 Years
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Junior Summer Camps: Robotics

Ages: 7-12 Years
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Teen Summer Camps: Global Learner

Ages: 13-17 Years
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Teen Summer Camps: Outdoor Leadership

Ages: 13-17 Years
English Level: Low Intermediate to Advanced
Outdoors: You should enjoy the outdoors and be fit enough to carry a backpack while hiking.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Teen Summer Camps: Robotics

Ages: 13-17 Years
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
STEM Skills: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist. 

Teen Summer Camps: Future of Work

Ages: 13-17 Years
English Level: High Intermediate to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist. 

Teen Summer Camps: University Preparation

Ages: 13-17 Years
English Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Teen Winter Camps: English + Activity

Ages: 12-18 Years
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: Your child must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Family Camps: English + Activity

Ages: Adults – 18+, Kids – 12-18 (Vancouver) & 7-17 (Whistler)
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: Your child and you will either need a tourist visa, an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), or in some cases only a passport.

Closed Group Study Tours

Ages: 7-17 Years
English Level: Beginner to Advanced
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist.

Language Centres

General English

Age: Minimum 16 Years for Toronto & Whistler, 17 Years for Vancouver
English Level: Beginner to Advanced (Tamwood Level 2 or Higher)*.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

*Students who need to improve their English skills before getting admitted to any program can take English courses at Tamwood Language Centres.

General English: English + Learn to Ski/Snowboard

Age: Minimum 16 Years, no maximum
English Level: Beginner to Advanced (Tamwood Level 2 or Higher)*.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

*Students who need to improve their English skills before getting admitted to any program can take English courses at Tamwood Language Centres.

General English: English Preparation for Canadian Ski/Snowboard Instructor Certificate

Age: Minimum 16 Years, no maximum
English Level: Intermediate to Advanced (Tamwood Level 4 or Higher)*.
Ski/Snowboard Skills: Must be able to demonstrate comfortable and safe skiing/snowboarding skills on intermediate terrain and ski a strong basic parallel turn.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

*Students who need to improve their English skills before getting admitted to any program can take English courses at Tamwood Language Centres.

English for Exams: IELTS

Age: Minimum 16 Years in Toronto, 17 Years in Vancouver
English Level: Intermediate to Advanced (Tamwood Level 4-7 or Higher, IELTS 4.5+).
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

English for Careers: International Business English

Age: Minimum 18 Years
English Level: Intermediate to Advanced. For business students, graduates, managers, business employees, and executives at Tamwood’s English Level 5-7.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

English for Careers: Private Tuition

Age: Minimum 16 Years in Whistler & Toronto, 17 Years in Vancouver
English Level: Beginner to Advanced (Tamwood Level 1 or Higher)*.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

*Students who need to improve their English skills before getting admitted to any program can take English courses at Tamwood Language Centres.

Pathways

ESL Pathway

Age: Minimum 17 years (at the time of graduation)
English Level: Beginner to Advanced. Students with Beginner – Pre-Intermediate level will start with General English classes to improve their overall level of English. Intermediate level students will start intensive academic English preparation until they complete the required level for entry to their college or university of choice.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student.

Academic Pathway

Age: Minimum 18 Years (International Business & Management); Minimum 19 Years (Hospitality, Service, & Tourism)
You have completed: Final year of general/secondary level schooling.
English Level: Intermediate to Advanced. Tamwood Pathway Program completion of EAP 192 for Business, and EAP 193 for Hospitality, or a level equivalent to IELTS 5.0 for Business, IELTS 5.5 for Hospitality.
Documents: You must have a valid passport and be eligible to enter Canada as a tourist or as a student. We highly recommend applying for a study permit.
Pathway Requirements: Tamwood Careers Diploma needed for Academic Credit Transfer

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