English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program - 100, 200, 300, 400, 500
Faculty of Language
First College EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Program is for students who use English as a second or foreign language, and who wish to improve their English language skills to advance their education in Canada.
The program emphasizes speaking, listening, academic writing, reading comprehension, and college study skills. Students are placed in a level based on a free language diagnostic test.
Our EAP program is recognized by Lakeland College, a publicly funded and the only inter-provincial college in Canada. Students who successfully complete EAP level 400, together with their required high school grade, will receive offers of admission to all international programs from Lakeland College.
Please note, students DO NOT need to take any English Proficiency Assessments such as the IELTS exam to meet the language requirements from Lakeland College.
After graduating from a two-year diploma program in Lakeland College, student will receive a three-year Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) from Government of Canada.
Contact an Enrollment Advisor for More Information Today!
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program was reviewed and approved by the registrar of
the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.
Completion of each course with a minimum grade of 70% is required. Students will receive an official transcript noting both grades and attendance at the end of session.
Program Level Chart
IELTS - International English Language Testing System - Academic
CLB - Canadian Language Benchmarks
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program Admission Requirement
First College admits applicants who meet one of the following admission criteria for each level:
Notes: The EAP program acts as a pathway to Colleges and Universities, therefore high school diplomas are highly recommended.
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP100
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP200
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP300
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP400
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program – EAP500
First College (FC), a private post-secondary institution, operates this website. The information contained on the FC website is created by departments of FC, and as such, is the property of FC. Unless specified otherwise, permission is granted to view, copy, print and distribute the content of the FC website subject to the following conditions: (i) it is used for informational, non-commercial purposes only; (ii) any copy or portion must include the FC copyright notice (© First College); (iii) no modifications are made; and (iv) FC reserves the right to revoke such authorization at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued upon written notice from FC. Permission to refer to FC information for purposes other than those described above, or to use the information in any other way, must be requested in writing to the maintainer(s) of the information, if designated, or in writing to: Marketing Department First College 1475 Ellis Street, Suite 301, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A3