When to Apply?

 

Canadian citizens and permanent residents: The information below shows which programs are accepting applications.
For information about any program not listed, please check the program’s webpage.

International students: Visit International programs that are accepting applications.

Continuing Studies students: All programs and courses have .

Glossary

Most VCC programs offer seats to eligible applicants in order of the date complete applications were received. Eligible applicants may be placed on a waitlist if seats are full. Programs with competitive admission offer seats based on competitive requirements. VCC offers priority registration and reserved seating for qualified Indigenous applicants in all programs and courses.

  • Application Status: Closed - Not accepting applications at this time. See 'Late applications' information.
  • Late applications: Programs that accept late applications (e.g. EAL Pathways, ABE) are marked with an exclamation mark (!). Details are at the bottom of the page.
  • Terms: There are three terms - 1. Winter (Jan - Apr)  2. Spring/Summer (May - Aug)  3. Fall (Sep - Dec). View the application period for each term.
  • Programs with more than one month in a start term: Some programs start in multiple months within a term. The application end date for these programs is the date applications close for the last start month in the term. Visit the program page for details.

Last Updated: July 21, 2023

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Access to Practical Nursing
Diploma
130 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Accounting
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Accounting
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Administrative Professional
Certificate
80 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Administrative Professional
Certificate
80 months
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Administrative Professional
Certificate
80 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Winter 2025 ( Continuous )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Continuous )
Fall 2024 ( Continuous )
Winter 2025 ( Continuous )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Continuous )
Fall 2024 ( Continuous )
Adult Basic Education (ABE) - Youth
Certificate
00 Varies
Offsite Offsite
Winter 2025 ( Continuous )
Adult Basic Education (ABE) - Youth
Certificate
00 Varies
Offsite Offsite
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Continuous )
Adult Basic Education (ABE) - Youth
Certificate
00 Varies
Offsite Offsite
Fall 2024 ( Continuous )
Architectural Technician
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Asian Culinary Arts
Certificate
50 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Feb, Sep )
Asian Culinary Arts
Certificate
50 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Feb, Sep )
ASL and Deaf Studies
Certificate
100 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May, Jun, Jul, Aug )
Fall 2024 ( Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec )
Associate of Science
Associate Degree
20 years
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Associate of Science
Associate Degree
20 years
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Associate of Science
Associate Degree
20 years
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Winter 2025 ( Feb, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Feb, Sep )
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Bachelor of Applied Music
Bachelor's Degree
20 years
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Nursing (BScN) Advanced Entry
Bachelor's Degree
210 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Aug )
Nursing (BScN)
Bachelor's Degree
30 years
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May )
Pastry Arts
Certificate
110 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Mar, Apr, Oct )
Pastry Arts
Certificate
110 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Mar, Apr, Oct )
Winter 2025 ( )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( )
Fall 2024 ( )
CAD and BIM
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
CAD Technician
Short Certificate
140 weeks
Online
Winter 2025 ( Apr, Sep )
CAD Technician
Short Certificate
140 weeks
Online
Fall 2024 ( Apr, Sep )
Career Awareness
Certificate
380 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Spring/Summer ( )
Fall 2025 ( Sep )
Dental Assisting 鈥 Certified
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Civil/Structural Technician
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Computer Systems Technology
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Computer Systems Technology
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Dance
Diploma
20 years
Arts Umbrella
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Dental Hygiene
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Dental Reception
Certificate
150 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Dental Reception
Certificate
150 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Dental Technology Sciences
Diploma
300 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
ESL Pathways - Advanced
Certificate
00 Varies
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan Jan, May, Sep )
ESL Pathways - Advanced
Certificate
00 Varies
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May Jan, May, Sep )
ESL Pathways - Advanced
Certificate
00 Varies
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep Jan, May, Sep )
ESL Pathways
Certificate
00 Varies
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan Jan, May, Sep )
ESL Pathways
Certificate
00 Varies
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May Jan, May, Sep )
ESL Pathways
Certificate
00 Varies
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep Jan, May, Sep )
Esthetics and Spa Therapy
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Nov )
Esthetics and Spa Therapy
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Nov )
Esthetics and Spa Therapy
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Nov )
Executive Assistant
Certificate
00 Varies
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Apr, Sep )
Executive Assistant
Certificate
00 Varies
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Apr, Sep )
Food Service Careers
Certificate
380 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Graphic Design
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Graphic Design
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Graphic Design
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Hairstylist
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Oct )
Hairstylist
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Oct )
Hairstylist
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Oct )
Health Care Assistant
Certificate
80 months
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Health Care Assistant
Certificate
80 months
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Health Care Assistant
Certificate
80 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Health Unit Coordinator
Certificate
80 months
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Health Unit Coordinator
Certificate
80 months
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation
Certificate
90 months
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Feb, Apr, Jun, Sep, Nov )
Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation
Certificate
90 months
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Feb, Apr, Jun, Sep, Nov )
Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation
Certificate
90 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Feb, Apr, Jun, Sep, Nov )
Hospitality Management
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Hospitality Management
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Jewellery Art and Design
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Legal Administrative Assistant
Certificate
50 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2024 ( Feb, Sep )
Legal Administrative Assistant
Certificate
50 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Feb, Sep )
Marketing Technology
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Marketing Technology
Diploma
20 years
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Mechanical Engineering Technician
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Certificate
60 months
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2025 ( May, Sep )
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Certificate
60 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( May, Sep )
Medical Office Assistant
Certificate
60 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Mar, Sep )
Medical Office Assistant
Certificate
60 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Mar, Sep )
Medical Transcriptionist
Certificate
80 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Music
Diploma
20 years
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Nail Technology
Certificate
40 months
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Nail Technology
Certificate
40 months
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Nail Technology
Certificate
40 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Pharmacy Technician
Certificate
370 weeks
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan Jan, May, Sep )
Pharmacy Technician
Certificate
370 weeks
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May Jan, May, Sep )
Practical Nursing
Diploma
160 months
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Sep )
Practical Nursing
Diploma
160 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Sep )
Preparatory Music
Certificate
80 months
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Winter 2024 ( )
Fall ( )
Professional Cook 1 鈥 ESL
Certificate
100 months
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Professional Cook 1 Plus
Certificate
320 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov )
Professional Cook 1 Plus
Certificate
320 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov )
Professional Cook 1 Plus
Certificate
320 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov )
Professional Cook 2
Advanced Certificate
160 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Winter 2025 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov )
Professional Cook 2
Advanced Certificate
160 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov )
Professional Cook 2
Advanced Certificate
160 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov )
Retail and Hospitality Careers
Certificate
380 weeks
Downtown Downtown
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Sep )
Winter 2025 ( May, Sep )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( May, Sep )
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Pathway to Health Sciences
Certificate
10 years per course
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Pathway to Health Sciences
Certificate
10 years per course
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Pathway to Health Sciences
Certificate
10 years per course
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Arts
Certificate
10 year
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Arts
Certificate
10 year
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Arts
Certificate
10 year
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Science
Certificate
10 year
Broadway Broadway
Winter 2025 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Science
Certificate
10 year
Broadway Broadway
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
University Transfer 鈥 Science
Certificate
10 year
Broadway Broadway
Fall 2024 ( Jan, May, Sep )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( May, Sep )
Spring/Summer 2024 ( Jan May, Sep )
Fall 2024 ( May, Sep )
VR/AR Design and Development
Diploma
160 months
Varies Varies
Fall 2024 ( )

 

Late application

Most programs accept applications through EPBC until the published deadline only. Some programs indicate that they accept late applications. For programs that accept late applications, interested applicants must submit a paper application and all required documents (e.g. transcripts, English language assessment results, Permanent Resident card - if applicable, etc.) by the late application deadline. Late applications and documents must be provided directly to the department. 

Registration is based on course availability at the time your application is considered complete.

Note: Late application deadlines are subject to change.

EAL Pathways / EAL Pathways Advanced - 2024

Course start date Last day to apply by paper
January 4 January 10
January 27 February 6
April 2 April 8

Adult Basic Education - Grade 10-12 (Class-Based Individual Courses) - 2024

Course start date Last day to apply by paper
January 4 January 10
Remainder of Winter term April 8
Spring/Summer June 6
Fall  October 15

Adult Basic Education (ABE) - Youth - 2024

Course start date Last day to apply by paper
January 4 January 10
Remainder of Winter term April 8
Spring/Summer July 15
Fall  November 15