Entrance requirements are specific to individual programs and must be met before you can attend. Search for your program and review the requirements on the program webpage.

If you do not meet the entrance requirements, you may still be able to proceed with your application. Be sure to contact an educational advisor to discuss your options. Some programs require that you complete a placement test for entry. View the program for details or email

  • Prerequisites


    Review alternative ways to meet high school entrance requirements to qualify for programs.

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  • Transfer credits

    Transfer credits

    Use credits earned at another accredited post-secondary institute towards your credential at Coast Mountain College.

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  • Criminal Record Check

    Criminal Record Check

    Learn about how to arrange for a criminal record check and which programs require one. 

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  • Prior Learning Assessment

    Prior Learning Assessment

    Opportunities for flexible assessment and recognition of knowledge and skills gained through prior learning.

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  • Language requirements

    Language requirements

    English is the language of instruction at Coast Mountain College and a variety of assessments are offered to help place students in programs and courses. 

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  • Upgrading


    Develop workplace skills, upgrade course prerequisites, improve your grades, complete your adult dogwood diploma and more with our flexible programs.

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