Applicants enrolled in high school at the time of application may
receive a tentative acceptance if the courses in which they are
currently enroled enable them to satisfy admission requirements.
Applicants are responsible for providing official final transcripts
which confirm that the required course work has been successfully
- The blended
grade is required for Alberta high school courses which have a
of Learning (formerly Alberta Education) transcripts should be submitted
for High School courses completed in Alberta. Contact the department
to make arrangements to have your transcripts electronically sent
EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED)
to Lethbridge Community College should be aware that the High School
Equivalency Diploma (GED) may be of limited usefulness for gaining
admission to career programs. An Applicant who has a GED will be
considered for Alternate Admission (see below).
Individuals who do not have the formal admission requirements as
stated in this Calendar can apply as Alternate Admission Applicants.
Alternate Admission Applicants are required to submit an Application
for Admission and pay the non-refundable $40.00 (one-time) application
Official documents that verify academic history must be provided.
Admission tests as well as a personal interview may be required
to provide basis for acceptance as an Alternate Admission Applicant.
Acceptance as an Alternate Admission Applicant is not automatic.
Individuals wishing to register in LCC credit courses without making
a commitment to a specific program will be required to apply as
an Occasional Student. They will be required to complete an Application
for Admission and submit it to the Registrars Office along
with the $40.00 (one-time) non refundable application processing
fee, prior to registration in credit courses. For admission as an
Occasional Student, no other documentation (transcripts etc.) is
may enrol in a maximum of four credit courses as an Occasional Student,
any further registration as a Occasional Student will require the
permission of the Registrar.
Occasional Students may also apply for admission to a specific program
through the regular Application for Admission process. Attendance
as an Occasional Student does not guarantee acceptance into a program.
Applications to attend various intakes of apprenticeship programming
are made directly to the institution the apprentice wishes to attend.
Applicants must first be registered with Alberta Advanced Education
and Career Development, Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Branch.
Applicants to apprenticeship programs should apply to the College
at least 12 weeks prior to their expected start date.
the LCC Admission Office (403) 329-7234 or toll free 1-800 572-0103
for further information on Apprenticeship training at LCC.
Applicants who seek admission to LCC on the basis of work completed
in other countries must satisfy the College that their qualifications
are comparable to those of Canadian Applicants. International Student
Applicants are required to submit:
- A completed
Application for Admission and $40.00 (in Canadian funds) non refundable,
one-time application processing fee.
Transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary level course work
must accompany the Application for Admission. Original documents
or certified copies bearing original seal(s) and/or signature(s)
must be supplied. (Except Apprenticeship and ESL Applicants).
whose first language is other than English must demonstrate that
they are proficient in the English language by writing and achieving
a minimum score of 500 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language
(TOEFL) or through testing in the LCC Assessment Centre.
forms for the TOEFL are available through:
Box 899, Princeton, New Jersey,
a minimum TOEFL score of 500, must achieve satisfactory results
on tests administered by the LCC Assessment Centre. Applicants with
TOEFL scores less than 500 are encouraged to apply for LCCs
English as a Second Language (ESL) program. STUDENTS APPLYING
DIRECTLY TO ESL ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTS.
RETURNING AFTER AN ABSENCE
Students returning to complete their program after an absence of
one term or more must apply for re-admission to the program. For
students completing a program through distributed learning, this
time period is extended to one year. Information is available through
the Admissions Office in Student Services. Returning students graduate
under the calendar covering their year of readmission.
Admission of returning students will be considered after current
students have pre-registered.