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Welcome to ACC! Whether you are new to Canada or have lived here for a few years, we can help prepare you for post-secondary education or a career. We are an accredited public post-secondary institution offering over 30 certificate, diploma, and advanced diploma programs, 11 apprenticeship programs, as well as distance education and Continuing Studies programming. We also offer courses for upgrading to meet post-secondary admission requirements or to advance your career, as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) training. Here are some helpful links to get you started:

English Language Proficiency - what you need to do if English is not your first language.

If you are internationally educated and have worked in the financial sector, our Financial Services Bridging program may be right for you. Contact the School of Business, Agriculture and Environment at 204.725.8724 for more details. If you are an internationally educated nurse, please contact the School of Health & Human Services at 204.725.8730 for more information on gaining credentials in Canada.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

ACC is proud to be an official testing centre for the IELTS, the most popular test of English language proficiency. For more information visit our IELTS page.

English as a Second Language

Raise your level of English fluency to prepare for the workforce or to pursue further education. Visit our ESL program page for more information.