Admission Information

To be admitted to any Greystone College program, prospective students must meet specific requirements regarding age, prior education, English level, and demonstrated proficiency in the basic skills required for college level work.

All applicants must:

  • Have a secondary school diploma or equivalent (in Toronto, accepted secondary school diplomas must be from Canada or the USA); or pass a superintendent approved qualifying test.
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Students must submit proof that he/she meets all of the program’s admission criteria (e.g. transcript, proof of age, etc.).

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency. Please refer to the below chart for the language entry level required for your chosen program.

Prospective students requesting credit for prior post-secondary education must submit transcripts (in English) before registration.

Students enrolling in TESOL programs recognized by TESL Canada need to have a university degree if they wish to apply for TESL Canada certification upon successful completion of the program.

If the prospective student fails to meet the minimum admission requirements, neither the institution nor the student can waive the requirements.

Vancouver Programs

Business Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Advanced Diploma in Business Administration 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in International Business and Trade 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Business Management 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Business Communications 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Human Resources 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Financial Management and Planning 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in Supervisory Management 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in International Business Management 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in Business Communications 45 4.5 I2
Certificate in Business Experience 80 6.5 A1
Business Co-op
Diploma in Business Communications Co-op 45 4.5 I2
Diploma in International Business Management
Co-op
80 6.5 A1
Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
Co-op
80 6.5 A1
Certificate in Business Experience Co-op 80 6.5 A1


Tourism & Hospitality Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma (THMP) 65 5.5 I4
Diploma in Customer Service 35 4.0 B4
Tourism & Hospitality Co-op
Diploma in Customer Service Co-op 35 4.0 B4
Tourism and Hospitality Management Co-op Program 65 5.5 I4


TESOL Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Cambridge TESOL Diploma 55 5.0 I3
- TESOL-TKT Certificate 45 4.5 I2
- TKT Young Learners Certificate 55 5.0 I3
TESOL Diploma 65 5.5 I4
TESOL 130 Certificate 80 6.5 A1


Interpreting & Translation Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Certificate in Interpreting & Translation (Korean) 55 5.0 I3
Diploma in Advanced Interpreting & Translation (Korean) 55 5.0 I3


Toronto Programs

Tourism & Hospitality Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma (THMP) 65 5.5 I4
Tourism & Hospitality Co-op
Diploma in Customer Service Co-op 35 4.0 B4
Tourism & Hospitality Management Diploma Co-op 65 5.5 I4
Certificate in Hospitality Skills Co-op 45 4.5 I2
Customer Service Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Diploma in Customer Service 35 4.0 B4


TESOL Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
TESOL Diploma 65 5.5 I4
TESOL-TKT Preparation Certificate 45 4.5 I2
TESOL 130 Certificate 80 6.5 A1
CELTA Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
CELTA 102 7.5 A3*
*Plus successful completion of pre-interview task and interview


New Delhi Programs

TESOL Language Requirements
TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
TESOL Certificate (with Cambridge University TKT) 65 5.5 I4
Teaching Young Learners Preparation Certificate (TYLP) 45 4.5 I2
TESOL Business Certificate 65 5.5 I4


If you do not currently meet the language requirements, please let us know. Our English language programs available through ILSC Language Schools can help prepare you for entry into one of our Business, Teacher Training, Hospitality or vocational programs.

If you are not sure if your English language level is high enough, please contact us regarding a Free Online Language Level Assessment .