Aplicar’s Exclusive Partnership with Portage at CIOT College Calgary

To offer the best advantage to students, Aplicar has an exclusive partnership with Portage continuing education programs @CIOT in Calgary. It gives a golden chance to students to build a future in Canada. Sign up for the course with Aplicar and have the $250 application fee waived. At the end of the program, students are awarded diplomas by Portage College and get all the benefits of studying at CIOT College, Calgary. Students will also be eligible for work experience after their education through PGWP (Post Graduate Work Permit).  


Portage College is a leading Public – Post-Secondary College in Alberta. It has been at the forefront of high-quality education in the region for over 50 years. Portage has 7 campuses across Northeast Alberta and this partnership with CIOT College has opened up the opportunity of getting an excellent education in the metro-Calgary area. Here are some of the benefits of undertaking a course through this partnership

  • Get a feel of studying, living and working in a cosmopolitan, international environment.
  • Portage College awards all the documents, transcripts and final diplomas.
  • Registration for students will be under a Portage DL Number.
  • Students get to access Portage College programs in Downtown Calgary.
  • A diverse study and living environment eases the transition for students.
  • You do not need Maths as a subject to apply.
  • The tuition fee is affordable, around $15,000 per year.

Admission Requirements

A student needs a minimum of 70% in Grade 12 or post-secondary, with a minimum of 50% in each subject. The IELTS requirement is 6.0 overall with one band 5.5. For TOEFL, the minimum required score is 80 and for PTE it is 58.

Alternatively, a minimum of 60% in Grade 12 or Post-Secondary and a minimum of 50% in each subject. With this score, they need an IELTS 6.5 overall with one band 5.5 or 6 in each module. The TOEFL score should be 85 and PTE is 63. 

CIOT Programs

Business Accounting Diploma

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

This course opens up several employment opportunities for financial security and working in diverse companies.

Business Management Diploma

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

This course focuses on the practical application of core business theories, preparing students with tools to manage people, finances, production and promotion.

Teacher’s Assistant

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

This course prepares students to work in formal school settings in assisting Teachers. It readies them with knowledge and skills in child growth and development, learning strategies for diverse learners, interpersonal ties and team spirit. 

Business General

Duration: 1 year (2 Semesters)

This course enables students to seek employment in Accounts Receivable/Payable, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Cost Accounting, Financial Services, Government Service, Payroll, Public Accounting and Taxation Services.

Administrative Professional


1 year (2 Semesters)

This is a 35-week program that prepares students for immediate employment in a dynamic work environment. It offers them the skills required for administrative support positions.

With such bright career prospects at hand, the partnership between Aplicar and Portage at CIOT College, Calgary could be a great advantage for international students.

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