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Evergreen College

EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • General English (20 lessons per week)

TOEFL waiver granted for

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Conditional admissions offered for

Diploma programmes

Why Evergreen College?

Evergreen College is a private career college specialising in diploma and certification programs with co-op/ field placements that are designed to fill real needs in today’s job market.

The college is accredited by the MTCU, the National Association of Career Colleges and the Ontario Association of Career Colleges. All the campuses are conveniently located in Downtown Toronto, and in other locations in the Greater Toronto Area - namely Scarborough, Mississauga, Markham, Brampton, and Calgary, Alberta.

Students will be eligible for an internationally recognized diploma program and field placements at Evergreen after they have reached an appropriate level of English proficiency with EC.  

Course Overview

The following long term diploma courses are available at Evergreen College in conjunction with EC. A more detailed description of the courses can be found in the course specific factsheets available here:

- Hospitality Management
- Business Administration in International Trading*
- Computer System and Network Specialist*
- Legal Assistant Diploma Programme*
- Computerized Accounting and Payroll Diploma Program

- Community Service Worker Diploma Program- Early Childcare Assistant Diploma Program - Personal Support Worker Diploma Program - Medical Office Administrator Diploma Program - Development Service Worker Diploma Program

(*Programmes are available on request only and may not be available)

Apart from a choice of long term diploma courses/programs, students can also choose from short term certificate programmes.  Please contact Pathway Coordinator for more information.

Explanation of the field placement section of the programme

Details of practicum or field placements can be found on each course overview. Filed placements can take part during or at the end of the course, depending on the requirements of the individual programme.


Minimum English course duration:         
2 weeks (diploma programmes)
6 weeks (Short Term Certificate programmes)

Minimum English Language Level for admission into Evergreen: Intermediate

Evergreen Course Duration: From 6 weeks – 82 weeks depending on choice of Diploma/Certificate

Students can book any EC accommodation option during the EC section of their course, and may choose to take Homestay accommodation during their course with Evergreen should they wish to avail themselves of this service, all prices are as given in the EC Pricelist.

Application procedure
Students must provide a copy of their:

  • Passport
  • High School, College or University transcripts
  • Evergreen College International application form (completed and signed)
  • Students will also be required to pass an aptitude test (Wonderlic) as an entry requirement to Evergreen which is to be taken post-arrival.

Regular application procedures apply for the EC portion of their studies. Students will need to fill out both the Evergreen application / EC enrolment form.

What visa should students apply for?

Students must apply for a study permit which will allow them work 20 hours off campus and participate in the field placement.


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Apart from being among the top three countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (O.E.C.D.), the Canadian government spends more money on its education system than any other country in the G7.

Degrees from Canadian colleges are recognized worldwide, and international students who graduate from Canadian colleges enjoy successful and prosperous careers.

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Application Information

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