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Diploma in Aboriginal Culture and Language Support

University of the Fraser Valley - Abbotsford Campus University of the Fraser Valley - Abbotsford Campus, Canada

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Jan 2023, Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 16368

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 150

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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88

TOEFL

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65%

Min GPA

Program Overview

UFV's two-year Aboriginal Culture and Language Support (ACLS) diploma is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives required for employment as an Aboriginal support worker in both public or First Nation-operated band schools.

As an Aboriginal support worker, your unique understanding of — and sensitivity to — the values, beliefs, and needs of students' Indigenous communities and heritage, as well as the needs of the education system, makes you a valuable asset to the school in which you work.

As part of the program, you develop the skills necessary to help Aboriginal youth succeed. You get to:

  • Learn Halq'eméylem, the language of the Stó:l? people
  • Explore the culture and history the Stó:l? people
  • Gain counseling skills
  • Examine contemporary issues and policies in Indigenous education
  • Learn to support learner development

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 61
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 110.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
61 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

16368

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 150

Application Fee
(CAD)

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Scholarships

Key features of our three new entrance scholarship categories:

  • International Excellence Entrance Scholarships for 5 top applicants each year. $10,000 per applicant. Must submit an application.
  • International Regional Entrance Scholarships for 35 top applicants each year. $5,000 per applicant. No application required—automatic qualification with completed application and receipt of official documents.
  • British Columbia High School Entrance Scholarships for 5 top applicants each year. $5,000 per applicant. No application required—automatic qualification with completed application and receipt of official documents.

For more information on eligibility criteria for each category, please go to International Entrance Scholarships.

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