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Admission to the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management diploma program is by a first qualified, first admitted basis, based upon the admission requirements below.  There is a strong demand for this program; therefore applicants should pay close attention to the admission requirements and submit documentation in a timely manner.

Once the program is full, qualified applicants will be placed on the waitlist.

To ensure quality, the capacity of the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program is 26 students.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18 years of age or older on or before September 1, 2016
  • 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
  • 50% or better in Math 30-1 or 30-2 
  • 50% or better in Biology 20, OR Chemistry 20, OR Science 20
  • Portfolio Submission
    • Provide a letter outlining the reasons for your interest in this program, your career objectives and explain why you would be an ideal candidate for this program.  Keep in mind that this program combines classroom, applied learning and fieldwork.
    • A resume detailing education, work experience, activities, interests, etc.
    • Submit your responses to the 3 questions below:
      1. Describe how a diploma in Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program will help you reach your personal and professional goals.
      2. The Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management diploma program is academically rigorous and demanding from a practical perspective but also rewarding.  Please comment on personal attributes and experiences that are reflective of your capacity for learning and your ability to successfully complete this program.
      3. Describe any experience and/or background research that you have completed within the brewing industry?
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants are required to submit the following information.   Admission is by a first qualified, first admitted basis, based upon the admission requirements above.  There is a strong demand for this program; therefore applicants should pay close attention to the admission requirements and submit documentation in a timely manner.

  • An application and application fee of $78.75 ($75.00 + GST) online at www.oldscollege.ca/apply.  Application opens on October 1, each year- applications and documentation will not be accepted prior to this date. 
  • A High School and/or academic upgrading transcript of completed courses.
  • Proof of enrolment in any required course(s) not yet completed (ie. a timetable, list of courses signed by the counselor/principal or letter from institution or staff/instructor)
  • Portfolio Submission as per above

Applicants with previous post-secondary

  • Applicants that have previously attended post-secondary must submit a transcript.
  • Transcripts may be assessed for academic admission requirement equivalency.
  • Upon request, course outlines may be required to be submitted.
  • If admitted, post-secondary transcripts will be assessed for possible transfer credit.

Applicants that have completed high school outside of Canada

  • High school transcripts from outside of Canada must be assessed by the International Qualification Assessment Service (IQAS) or similar international transcript assessment service (requirement may be waived for applicants who have completed their education in the United States or United Kingdom or upon the discretion of the Student Recruitment Office).
  • The result of the ‘Assessment for an Educational Institution’ must be submitted prior to qualifying for the program.  Current cost of the IQAS Education Assessment is $100.00 CAN and may take 6 to 12 weeks to complete a transcript assessment.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

The language of instruction at Olds College is English.  Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate they have completed at least three years of academic study conducted in the English language.  Any applicant who does not meet this requirement must demonstrate language proficiency through successful completion of a recognized English language assessment test completed within two years prior to the application date.  English language assessments and the corresponding scores recognized by Olds College are as follows:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet Based score of at least 79
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 6.0
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) score of at least 60
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) score of at least 8.0

 

This data comes from our academic database and is for the most current academic year.

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Enrolment Advisor

Cindy Orr
Admissions Officer

Phone: 403-507-7711
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537 
Email: brew@oldscollege.ca

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