Study, live &
work in Canada

Begin your journey to Canada with our English Program. All levels, at any time.

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Our 3 or 6 month CELPIP accredited English Language Program prepares you for your future

No study permit or
work permit required

You can study at any school in Canada without a study permit if your course or program is for six months or less.

Prepares you to apply for a work permit in Canada

Once you complete our English Language Program you will have access to apply for three (different pathways: Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal SkilledTrades Program (FSTP), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) because our program is CELPIP accredited.

Receive coaching to prepare for your next step

Receive help from professional Job Search Strategists to help you find ways to create or improve your resume & interview skills so you can leave a lasting impression with employers and land a job.

Meet new friends in Canada and from all over the world

Calgary is home to people with 240 different ethnic origins, Calgary’s population is young, well educated, entrepreneurial, community-minded, generous and well paid.

Study English

This 3 or 6 month program allows you to live in Calgary, Canada on a visitor visa to attend Access Academy through ESC. The program accepts enrolment year round and is catered to you uniquely.

You don’t need a study permit, because the English Program is 3 or 6 months in length. It is a great first step, as the staff at Access Academy will help you determine the next best step to apply for more education or work from Canada.

A placement test is mandatory on the first day of the course. Students must be present for placement testing on the first morning of the course

3 months English Program Your English (ESL level) must be at an intermediate level of 6 or higher.

6 Months English Program All English levels (ESL level) are acceptable.

This 4 hour per day, full-time course is designed for students focused on achieving the highest score possible on the CELPIP English test.


  • Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma, must be 18     years or older to apply.
  • Applicants must be financially viable. Tuition for 3 months $3900CAD or 6 months $7200CAD and Room and Board for the 3 or 6 months duration in Calgary which is around $600/month.
  • If you meet the two requirements above, you WILL be offered admission within 2-3 days.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores are not required

This program is offered through Access Academy and includes many other activities to give you a great cultural experience. Included with your program is:

Pick-up Service / Accommodation Arrangement Service / New Students Orientation / Outdoor Activities / Study Plan Counselling / Advice and counselling on higher education and career development / Career Service and Independent Immigration Application Guidance.

Find Work

The Access Academy English Program has the added benefit of being CELPIP accredited. The Canadian English language proficiency test is taken by those who wish to immigrate to Canada. It is also suitable for employment.

When you arrive in Calgary and start your program, you will have access to our professional immigration staff that will help you with:

Unlike other countries, you do not need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. Apply now to come on a visitor visa to make Calgary your home!

During your time in the English Program, we will work with you to gather the requirements for working in Canada.

Live in Calgary

Calgary is a city of opportunity that attracts people from around the world seeking a great place to make a living and a life. More than 29% of Calgary’s population immigrated from elsewhere in the world and it is home to people with 240 different ethnic origins.

How does Calgary measure up?

Calgary is in an economic region that’s home to more than 1.4 million people and 28% are immigrants

Calgary is the world’s cleanest city

Mercer Global Financial, 2014

Calgarians enjoy more days of sunshine than any other major Canadian city

Calgary has the most millionaires per capita among major Canadian cities

Average wages and salaries per employee in Calgary are the highest
in Canada

Calgary is the third best city to raise kids in Canada
(of 209 cities)

Calgary has the highest head office concentration per capita in Canada

Calgary is the fastest-growing tech talent market in Canada
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It's Easy to Apply


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Fill in the application form - provide us with all your necessary details and pay for your application fee, you will hear back quickly, within 1 to 3 days


If accepted, you will receive a pre-acceptance letter and all the information necessary for you to make your tuition deposit payment (refundable if your visa application is denied)


Once you make your tuition deposit, you will receive your full acceptance letter and additional information to help you complete your application


Apply for your Visitor Visa. You can always apply on your own however, you can increase your chances of obtaining your visitor visa with ESC’s immigration services


Once your visitor’s visa is approved, you will need to pay remaining tuition fees, and plan your dates


Arrive. Study. Learn English. Enjoy Canada!


Take the CELPIP test once you are ready


Next Steps: Receive help finding work in Canada through ESC’s “Find Work Program” or, go home with great memories and improved English!

Prepare for your future with our unique English Program.
All levels, anytime.

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