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CRTP - Apply Now for the August 29, 2019 Intake



Alberta Works Funding takes 6-8 weeks on an average to be processed. Therefore, it is highly recommended to apply at least before 2 - 3 months prior to the starting date. Late applications will be deferred to the next immediate intake.

This program is popular. We receive more applications than we can accommodate. Your application will be judged based on your English language proficiency scores, past education and experience, the quality of your written submission, and the results of a screening interview at the College. Simply meeting the basic requirements does not guarantee an interview or acceptance into the program.


Application Requirements:

1. Completed Application Form (link to form below)

Print the application form below and follow the instructions:

Application for Admission - CRTP Form

(You need Adobe Reader to view this form)

2. A copy of your English language proficiency scores 

Accepted English language tests:

  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB): 6+ in all levels (reading, writing, listening and speaking)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) General or Academic: reading 5+, writing 5.5+, listening 5.5+ and speaking 5.5+)

Your CLB and IELTS scores are valid for two years.

If you need to take a CLB test, you can visit our office to pick-up an ILVARC referral form.

3. Resume

4. Answers to the Questionnaire

Include typed responses to the following questions with your application. Please number your answers according to the questions number. Include your full name in the bottom right corner of each printed page. 

1. Tell me about yourself (do not exceed ½ page).

2. Describe what you did at your last professional job (do not exceed ½ page). Use a bullet format to list tasks and projects

3. Create a list of job titles and industry sectors you feel you could apply for with your experience and education.

4. Create a table containing local jobs for your target position listed in the last few months, companies, sectors and a rating of how close the skills required fit with your experience and education

5. In what field and position do you hope to have your work experience placement?

6. What do you think you need to learn in order to move into your target occupation in Calgary?

7. Create a table to demonstrate your computer skills particularly those relating to your target occupation (include years of experience, level of proficiency, types of tasks done, and any pertinent certification).

8. Attach a recent advertisement for a position that is related to your professional background and skills.

5. Proof of Your Citizenship/ Permanent Residency 

6. Application fee

You must pay a $65, non-refundable fee in order to apply. This fee must be paid when you submit your application. We accept cash, debit, VISA or MasterCard if you apply in person. If you prefer to mail your application, you must pay the fee by cheque or money order made payable to Bow Valley College.

Applying in person

Apply in person at the Registrar's Office (South Campus, First Floor, beside the Tim Hortons)

Registrar’s Office hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 6 pm
Fridays: 8 am to 4 pm


Applying By Mail

Once you have completed the application requirements, please put it in an 8 ½" x 11" envelope with your application fee (see below), and mail it to:

Bow Valley College
Registrar's Office
345 – 6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4V1




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