How to Apply

How to Apply

When applying to CCTB, please note that all applications must be submitted online. 


Step 1: 

Visit our online application portal at

Step 2:

Fill out the form, upload your documents and submit your application.

Step 3:

If you meet all the program requirements, we'll send you your enrollment contract and an invoice for any tuition fees due, including your payment schedule. 

Step 4:

Pay any outstanding fees as per invoice. Once we receive your payment, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance. 

Step 5:

Apply for your Study Permit/Co-op Work Permit/Visa, if applicable.


Apply Through an Authorized CCTB Agent?

If you are in contact with an agency in your country, they can support you through the application process. If your don't have an agent and would like us to recommended on that we trust, please contact us at


Admission Requirements

Before you begin the application process, make sure you meet CCTB's admission requirements.

  • Have a Secondary School Diploma or equivalent or be at least 18 years of age.

For non-native English speakers: 

  • Successful completion of CCTB EAP Level 4 or
  • Have the required IELTS 5.5 score or equivalent or
  • Pass the CCTB English Assessment (written onsite or online with exam proctor)

For more information on English language requirements, please see our Language Proficiency Policy.


Start Dates

MAY 2021 | MAY 2021 | JUL 2021 | SEP 2021 | NOV 2021


Study Permit

For studies lasting longer than 6 months, you must apply for a Study Permit. You can work off campus (up to 20 hours) and full-time (40 hours per week) during scheduled academic breaks without a Work Permit as long as you meet all these requirements:

  • You are a full-time student at a designated learning institution (DLI)
  • You are enrolled in an academic, vocational or professional training program or your study program is at least 6 months long and leads to a degree, diploma or certificate
  • You have already started studying
  • You have a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Be sure to include CCTB's DLI number when applying for your study permit: O134304821852


If you have registered for a program that includes a co-op, we suggest applying for a Co-op Work Permit at the time of filling out your Study Permit application.


Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the territories on which CCTB and its campus are situated are the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We thank them for having cared for this land since time immemorial, honour their graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here, and iterate our dedication to valuing the ongoing contributions of Indigenous peoples and communities.