Communication for Engineering and Technology

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Communication for Engineering and Technology is designed to enhance workplace communication of Internationally Trained Engineers and Technologists in order to improve employability and communications in the workplace. This course teaches culturally appropriate speaking, listening, and language specific for the Engineering and Technology workplace. There is an emphasis of performance-based learning; learners are frequently recorded and then receive coaching and focused feedback.
Program Status:
Accepting applications

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Varies Varies VCC Transcript Downtown Part-time

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Program Description

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


This program welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Program options for international students can be found at VCC International.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
Be an internationally trained Engineer or Technologist AND proof of English language proficiency:
Be an internationally trained Engineer or Technologist AND proof of English language proficiency:
- Completion of ELSK 0715 and 0720
- CLBPT/CLB indicating a minimum of CLB 7 - Reading, Writing Listening and Speaking
- IELTS 6.0 overall with no band lower than a 5.5
- ELA score of: min 36 - Reading, 13 - essay, 20 - Listening, 24 - Speaking
- Department Head approval

Fees and Other costs

Application Fee $35
Student Union Fee $55 per term
College Initiative Fee $8.00
Other Costs
$13 - Campus Resource Fee

For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.

Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees are refunded according to the refund policy. For further clarification, see withdrawals and refunds information page.

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email: englishforcareers@vcc.ca

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule


Term 1

(ELSK 0730) Communication for Engineering and Technology
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits course outline