CELPIP Preparation

Program Overview

The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) is an English Language assessment tool which measures listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. The CELPIP preparation program is aimed at preparing students who will take the exam. The preparation program outlines the format for the exam and helps students to prepare for each of the four modules of the CELPIP exam.

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The CELPIP prep program is a flexible, fun, and rewarding program which will help YOU meet your English language requirements. Contact us today to find out more.

Program Admission Requirements

The applicant must be 16 years or above.(Applicants under 18 years of age require parent’s consent).

Program Duration

4 weeks / 70 hours

Course Outline

 Course Name Hours

CELPIP Preparation Listening Module

  1. Identifying similar meanings
  2. Answering questions
  3. listening to a conversation
  4. listening to a news item
  5. Listening to viewpoints
21 hours

CELPIP Preparation Speaking Module

  1. Giving advice
  2. Talking about a personal experience
  3. Describing a scene
  4. Making predictions
  5. Comparing and persuading
  6. Dealing with a difficult situation
  7. Expressing opinion
  8. Describing an unusual situation
21 hours

CELPIP preparation Reading Module

  1. Reading correspondence
  2. Reading a diagram
  3. Reading for information
  4. Reading for viewpoints
14 hours

CELPIP Preparation Writing Module

  1. Writing short messages
  2. Writing paragraphs
  3. Writing an email
  4. Responding to surveys/emails/messages
14 hours


Fee Structure

Registration Fee $150
Tuition Fee $550
Total $700

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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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
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