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    Confederation College – Programs, Application Process, Requirements for May-2024 Intake

    Oct 10,2023

    Confederation College

    About Institute

    Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology is nestled in Thunderbay, Ontario. The college has around 9 campuses of which the Main campus is in Thunderbay. The main campus is spread across 550000 square Kilometres of area containing facilities like gardens, a river, and a long network of walking paths. Moreover, It is the only public college in Northwest Ontario.


    Distance from Big City – 699 km from Winnipeg

    Campuses

    • Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada
    • Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    • Kenora, Ontario, Canada
    • Dryden, Ontario, Canada

    English Requirements

    Program LevelIELTS RequirementPTE RequirementTOEFL RequirementDuolingo Requirement
    Post Graduate6.5 No Less Than 6.060 No Less Than 5488125 No Less Than 105
    Diploma6.0 No Less Than 6.054 No Less Than 5479105 No Less Than 85
    Advanced Diploma6.0 No Less Than 6.054 No Less Than 5479105 No Less Than 85
    Certificate6.0 No Less Than 6.054 No Less Than 5479105 No Less Than 85

    *Dental Hygiene, Practical Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN): Minimum speaking band is 6.5 or Duolingo 125 in Conversation and Production.

    Application Guidelines

    Applications Process Through OCAS Portal.
    Blanket application fee waiver or specific programs Sept’23 intake – This Waiver is in effect now only for the below mentioned programs for all countries including India.

    Undergraduate Programs (Diploma / Advanced Diploma)

    • Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician (2 years)
    • Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology (3 years)
    • Aviation Technician – Aircraft Maintenance (2 years)
    • Civil Engineering Technician
    • Electronic Engineering Technician – Computer
    • Instrumentation Engineering Technician – process Automation Control
    • Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering TechniciaN

    Post Graduate Programs:

    • Industrial Manufacturing Processes (2 years)
    • Embedded Systems (2 years)
    • Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solution for Business (2 years)

    Admission Requirements

    • Offer Letter processing time is 10 to 12 days.
    • 1ST Semester or yearly tuition fees must be paid before deadline mentioned in college offer letter. Wire Transfer Detail is clearly mentioned in college offer letter.
    • 10 Regional campuses, but only Thunder Bay is for International Students 7,600 plus students are studying (includes Full time and Part time).
    • Batch size is very small, generally 20-25, for Individual personal attention.
    • As per new SDS rule applicant has to pay 1st year tuition fees as mention in the College offer letter.
    • Fresher with good academics (60 % and above) will have good chance to get admit + Visa.
    • The last academic qualification (Degree) completed in 2014 or later will be accepted with relative Experience during the period and (Diploma or Grade 12) completed in 2016 or later will be accepted.
    • For Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs 9 Backlogs accepted for students from Diploma and 8 backlogs from Degree
    • background & for Post-graduate programs max. 8 backlogs accepted. (max. 6 backlogs only for Engg. Students).
    • Minimum 60 % and above (higher second class) is must, however priority will be given to 60 % And above marks students Core
    • subject grads should be minimum 55 % and above including Math.
    • College will accept applications from all Open Schooling academic backgrounds (including NIOS).

    Important Note:

    • Deferrals: Students who pay fees for January and do not file a visa application will NOT be permitted to defer to Next intake, Students who had a Visa-Refusal or a long delay in Visa processing will be offered a deferral ONLY ONCE for the next consecutive intake

    Academic Gap:

    • Degree / Diploma applicants: Graduated in 2017 or later will be accepted.
    • Grade 12th applicants: Completed grade 12 in 2021 or later will be accepted.
    • No offers – We do not accept applications from India for General Arts & Science programs for Jan intake.

    Conditional offer letters: Conditional offer letter for UG all programs and PG specific programs Sept’23 Intake.


    UG Programs :- Conditional offer letter will be issued based on pending academics . This means for any UG (Diploma /Advanced Diploma) students with grade 12 results pending or final semester of Diploma or degree pending can apply. It is mandatory that the English proficiency requirement of IELTS must be completed. The student will still have to make fee payment within one month deadline mentioned in the offer letter.

    PG programs :- Conditional offer letter for PG program will be based on pending academic. This is applicable as long as the students academics, up to their last semester, meet our admission requirements, already have their IELTS and they will still have to make fee payment within one month of receiving the offer.


    This conditional offer letter on academics for PG applicants will be applicable only for below mentioned programs.

    Post Graduate Programs:

    • Industrial Manufacturing Processes (2 years)
    • Embedded Systems (2 years)
    • Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solution for Business (2 years)
      • The tuition fee deadline will be for 15 days from the date of offer letter issued. Since the deadline period is short we would suggest you to have applicants to apply on priority.
      • We would suggest that the student will have to pay in advance to the deadline date and not pay the fees on the deadline date as it will be difficult for us to analyze the seats at the college if the payment is received well after the deadline date.

    Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) Thunder Bay, Ontario Opportunities for Graduates

    • Many of you have inquired about the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program and the opportunities it presents for graduating students. The documents below should help.
    • We have outlined the process for qualifying graduates to apply.
    • We have also identified Confederation College programs that prepare students for employment in selected occupations on the skill shortage list for Thunder Bay.
    • While the RNIP presents an excellent opportunity for our students, it is worth remembering that the Express Entry and the Provincial Nominee immigration programs also present pathways to permanent residence for many of our graduates. We are thrilled that our graduates have so many options to consider

    Programs

    Program DetailsStatusLevelRequirements
    Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics – 0288 – Thunder Bay – 2 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Graduation with 55% and above in any Business stream (with at least one Marketing subject) (M.B.A students also can apply with Exp. In Marketing field with Computer).
    Engineering Business and Safety Management – 0344 – Thunder Bay -2 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Bachelor Degree Required with min. 55% or Above (For Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation or Chemical Engineering)
    Health Administration and
    Leadership – 0283 – Thunder Bay – 1 year
    OPENPost
    Graduate
    Bachelor Degree Required with min. 55% or Above in any professional medical stream (For B.Sc. Nursing, BHMS, MBBS, BAMS, BDS, Physiotherapy)
    Health Informatics – 0244 – Thunder Bay – 1 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Bachelor Degree Required with min. 55% or above in any professional Medical stream / Business / Computer Science. All Healthcare students can apply (M.B.B.S, Nursing, Dentist, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Psychology).
    Human Resources Management – 0267 – Thunder Bay – 1 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Bachelor Degree Required with min. 55% or Above (For any Business Stream) (if degree not relative atleast require experience).
    Industrial Manufacturing Process – 0347 – Thunder Bay – 2 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Bachelor Degree Required with min. 55% or Above (For Mechanical, Aerospace, Aeronautical or Industrial Engineering)
    Information Communication Technology Solutions for Small Business – 0358 – Thunder Bay – 2 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Four years Degree Required with min. 55% in Computers or information technology, BCA and MCA.
    International Business Management – 0297 – Thunder Bay – 1 yearOPENPost
    Graduate
    Bachelor Degree Required with min. 55% or Above (For any Business Stream).
    Personal Support Worker – 0634 – Thunder Bay – 1 yearOPENCertificateGrade 12th Overall Core subjects 50% and Individual core subjects: 50% or above. (12th Math not required) OR For Degree or Diploma students with 55% overall and (For Nursing / Physiotherapy / Bsc in Medical students)

    Required Documentation:

    In order to process a refund request, the following documents must be submitted.

    Students Transferring to Another Institution:

    • The International Student Withdrawal Form.
    • The Refund Request Form.
    • A valid offer letter from the other institution indicating start date of studies.
    • Copy of their passport Copy of valid study permit.
    • For students studying in Quebec, the CAQ must accompany the Quebec institution’s letter of acceptance.
    • Student ID, if issued.
    • Health insurance card, if issued.

    Students Leaving Canada to Return Home or Elsewhere:

    • The International Student Withdrawal Form.
    • The Refund Request Form.
    • Copy of a valid boarding pass.
    • Copy of entry or re-entry stamp in student’s passport.

    Students Who Received a Visa Denial or a Low IELTS Score:

    • The International Student Withdrawal Form.
    • The Refund Request Form.
    • Copy of the visa denial letter, or the IELTS result.

    Please Note: Where a third party paid tuition fees on behalf of a student, the student must also submit a waiver authorizing a refund payment to that individual.

    Note:

    Above mentioned all the details are for information purposes. We are not giving any guarantee on available courses and required eligibility score. Availability may vary depending on the Universities.

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      Bijal Shah

      Mrs Bijal Shah, a senior process and counselling expert is an enthusiastic study abroad advisor with 10+ years of experience in managing the Study Abroad department. She has expertise in post-secondary and university applications, choosing the right educational institutions for the candidates. She is carrying an extensive knowledge of 5 study-oriented countries like Australia, Canada, NZ, the UK, and the USA. Her superlative skills of advising students and their parents help plenty of students to choose the right country with the right course. Within Aspire Square she is known for her career development guidance and academic planning for the student. At the organization, she is the one of contact for communicating effectively with various constituencies including domestic, and international students’ campuses, administrators, and faculties.

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