ALBERTA COLLEGE OF BODY ART

TRAINING FACILITY

Body Modification Program Admissions Process

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PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

To be admissible into the program, applicants must meet ALL the requirements in either category:

General Admission:
  • Be 18 years of age or older at the time of application; AND
  • Possess a High School Diploma

OR

Mature Admission:
  • Be 18 years of age at the time of application; AND
  • Be a minimum of 1 year out of High School; AND
  • Obtain a minimum score of 267 on the Basic Skills Assessment Exam
All Applicants are required to:
  • Provide a sample of hand drawn artwork (if applicable to specialization)
  • Complete a Basic Skills Assessment Exam if Diploma/GED cannot be provided.
STEP 1: APPLY/application Fee

* See Admission Requirements.*

The following is to be included with your application. *Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.*

  • Submit completed application: $100 Application Fee* must be paid in order to have your application reviewed for intake. (Application and fee can be paid/returned in person or by email – we can accept E-Transfer, debit, credit or cash).
  • Provide proof of High School Diploma OR GED
  • Completed Questionnaire for the preferred Specialization.
  • Sample Artwork , see below for instructions: (physical copy is required for interview)
    • No Color
    • Hand Drawn, No Photocopies/tracing
    • Pencil or Charcoal
    • 5×7 inches minimum
    • The piece should include some form of:
    • Writing
    • Straight Lines
    • Curved Lines

*Application Fee is a Non-Refundable Fee*

step 2: Basic Skills Assessment

**If a copy of your Diploma OR GED could not be provided upon application, the BSA Exam is required – This will be booked at the time of application.**

The following items are required upon Successful BSA Completion:

  • If English is not Primary: proof of English Skills for ESL: 15+/30, IELTS 4.5+, TOEFL iBT 40+, current within 3 months. ***This is the Applicants responsibility to provide. Failure to provide will result in an automatic Admission Denial.***
  • Government Issued Photo ID;
  • Birth Certificate;
  • Social Insurance Card/Number.
step 3: notice of admission status

Once the application has been reviewed, BSA Completed (if applicable), documents have been submitted, you will receive an email providing Notice of Admission Status within 2 weeks of Interview/Testing Completion.

If Admissible, this email will include the following:

  • Acceptance Letter
  • Course Start Date Reminders
  • Payment Deadlines (statement of accounts)
  • $250.00 Enrollment Fee Payment Instructions/Deadline *This is a Non-Refundable Fee.*

**If we are unable to issue an offer of admission, the applicant will be notified by email of the admission decision, the reason(s) for it, and advice for gaining admission in the future.**

step 4: enrollment confirmation

Once ALL Fees have been paid & documents have been received: You will receive an email Confirming Enrollment within 2 weeks. This email will contain the following:

This Email will Contain:

  • Enrollment Contracts
  • An Accommodations Contract/ Fees & Payment Instructions/Deadlines (If applicable)
  • Tuition Payment Deadline

***Please Sign, Scan and Return these documents to [email protected]***

program start - orientation notes

Bring the following with you to the first day of class:

  • Original signed Enrollment Contract Copy
  • Applicable Documents (if not received at time of interview)
  • Indoor Shoes

***If full course payment is not received on time, you will need to apply for the next available course date.***