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SSLC Sprott Shaw Language CollegeVictoria, Canada

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Price at School 105C$
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Whatever the age, skill level or available time, SSLC offers something for everyone. The signature skill-focused ESL program offers a flexible level structure, which allows students to study various skills at different levels making the most of their time and resources. There are numerous vacation programs on offer for the youth and a range of full-time specialised programs. The career programs allow students to study and work in Canada. The school has pathway agreements with numerous public and private colleges and universities for undergraduate and graduate studies in Canada, and an increasing number of these institutions accepts the school's EPE certificate in lieu of IELTS and TOEFL scores.
  • The language school SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College was founded in Victoria, Canada in 1996.
  • Legal name / parent company: Sprott Shaw Language College (BC) Corp
  • Tax registration ID: 19-116621

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Information for all courses offered by SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College

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Extra fees

  • Registration fee for second family member: CAD 80.
  • Medical Insurance CAD 2.80 per day.
  • Copy of Certificate: CAD 28.
  • Copy of Transcript: CAD 17.

    Materials fee
    For courses from 15 to 25 hours per week:
  • From 1 to 4 weeks: CAD 110.
  • From 5 to 11 weeks: CAD 180.
  • From 12 to 19 weeks: CAD 290.
  • From 20 to 27 weeks: CAD 410.
  • From 28 to 35 weeks: CAD 490.
  • From 36+ weeks: CAD 490 + CAD 10 per week.

    For courses from 5 to 10 hours per week:
  • From 1 to 4 weeks: CAD 60.
  • From 5 to 11 weeks: CAD 90.
  • From 12 to 19 weeks: CAD 140.
  • From 20 to 27 weeks: CAD 200.
  • From 28 to 35 weeks: CAD 245.
  • From 36+ weeks: CAD 245 + CAD 10 per week.

    ENGLISH4WORK virtual self-study modules:
  • Medical English
  • English for Hotel
  • English for IT
  • English for Accounting
  • English for Office
    CAD 85 for 5 month subscription.

    SSLC is conveniently located in downtown Victoria.

    The school offers a variety of programs and advantages to students that you will not find at other language schools. One of their advantages is that you can transfer to their sister school VICCC (Coop programs), or even to SSC Sprott Shaw College with over 100 Career programs.
Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
180.00 C$
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 110 C$ per course level.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 19 Feb 2024, 15 Mar 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 20 May 2024, 01 Jul 2024, 05 Aug 2024, 02 Sep 2024, 30 Sep 2024, 14 Oct 2024, 25 Oct 2024, 11 Nov 2024, 21 Dec 2024 - 29 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.

Lessons needed per English language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
Note: All courses offered by SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College, Victoria can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College

Accreditations and Quality seals
Languages CanadaPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalPTIB
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:30
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Lounge

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in some classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 15

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
18 years
13 years for specific Junior courses

Top student nationalities

Airport transfer

Victoria International Airport:
150 C$ one way
280 C$ return (both ways)
More information about airports around Victoria and how to get from the airport to Victoria on your own here on our Victoria page.

Visa Documents

You can travel and study a language course for a limited number of hours a week just applying for the visa waiver programme online.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
90 C$
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

- Downtown tour
- Beacon Hill Park
- Scavenger Hunt

Adults - Paid activities

- Ice skating
- Miniature World
- Butchart Gardens
- Royal BC Museum
- Movie Night
- Curling
- Pottery Painting
- Craigdarroch Castle
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
Activity Calendar January 2024
Activity Calendar January 2024



31 Bastion Square - V8W 1J1 Victoria
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FAQ about SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College, Victoria

  • English courses at SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College start at 100 C$ for Part-time English 5 course with 5 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Super-Intensive English , Intensive English , Part-time English 10, Part-time English 5, Standard English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Victoria International Airport (150 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College varies from 1 students (Private Lessons) to 15 students (Super-Intensive English )
  • The highest Nationality percentage at SSLC Sprott Shaw Language College comes from Japan with a 28% representation, followed by students from Korea (18%) and Saudi Arabia (6%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.

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