Designated Learning Institutions (DLI)  COVID-19 safety plan

Western Community College > Designated Learning Institutions (DLI)  COVID-19 safety plan

As per IRCC instructions, to apply for a study permit, a student needs a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) from a designated learning institution (DLI). A designated learning institution is a school approved by a provincial or territorial government to host international students.

As of November 17th, 2020, Western Community College has been posted to the IRCC website.  The WCC COVID-19 safety plan has been reviewed and approved.

We are currently accepting applications for May 3rd 2021 Intake for the following programs:

  1. Diploma in Business Management with Co-op (1 year of work paid co-op, 2 year program)
  2. Diploma of Hospitality Management (PGWP Pathway, 1 year with WCC, 2 years with VCC)
  3. Diploma in Advanced Accounting (PGWP Pathway, 1 year with WCC, 2 years with Yorkville University)
  4. Post graduate diploma in Nursing practice (800 hours of paid practicum placement, 2 year program, open to internationally licensed nurses)
  5. We also have intakes for our diploma in accounting and our post graduate diplomas in: health administration and business management
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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Surrey, BC

Unit 201 8318 120 St
Surrey, BC V3W 3N4

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Take a tour inside WCC and explore our classrooms, labs and student spaces to get a feel for life on campus. At Western Community College, we believe in an affordable, high-quality education that gives you the opportunity to thrive. We have a 97% grad employment rate.

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Abbotsford, BC

Unit 201, 3670 Townline Rd
Abbotsford, BC V2T 5W8

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Welcome to our beautiful Abbotsford campus. Western Community College has 46 programs designed to meet the current needs of the market and to provide students with an affordable, high-quality education.

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South Surrey, BC

Unit 204, 15850 24 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3Z 0G1

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Welcome to our South Surrey Campus! Western Community College’s South Surrey campus is for our Dental Assistants to practice their skills and to get the knowledge and training to pursue an exciting career opportunity.

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Upcoming Events


Job Fair – March 23rd

11:00 am - 6:00 pmNewton Recreation Centre