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L.A.P.E.  College

Higher Standard In Professional Education

Registration requirements for Non-Vocational such as Certificate, Exam Prep. Courses and C.P.D ProgramsClick Here.


The Following are General Guidelines for Admission Requirements for Diploma, Vocational Programs Only

Admission requirements are requirements or qualifications that students must meet in order for them to demonstrate the potential to successfully complete a program at L.A.P.E.C. (e.g., high school diploma, proficiency in English). 

Each L.A.P.E.C. program/course is different and has its own subjective criteria based on the nature of the course. Students are encouraged to carefully read course admission criteria-related details before applying. Some programs may require specific regulatory admission requirements as set by the governing body. In that case that policy will supersede any criteria as set by L.A.P.E.C. admission committee. Applicant is advised to read program details from respective registration page and apply.

In general at L.A.P.E.C.:

Students enrolled in a L.A.P.E.C. program are required to meet or exceed the admission requirements set out as per bellow before they begin a program.

For Canada and US-based education applicants:

An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent or High school diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects, high school diploma or Mature Student status. If applicable, the applicant must also meet program-specific requirements, since some programs have higher averages or have supplementary procedures for admission.


Applicant must have following minimum credentials/required documents for enrollment consideration. 

  1. Copy of Government Issued ID 
  2. Copy of Secondary School Certificate or other degree/diploma which is equaling to Canadian Secondary School Certificate, 
  3. If you are not a Canadian Citizen or PR, please provide proof of your status in Canada


Past Learning Credits

For International students:

For most countries, L.A.P.E.C. considers the same academic preparation as is required for college or university entrance in that country:

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent, or
  • Students are 18 years of age or older and pass a qualifying test that has been approved by the Superintendent, or
  • Meet other academic qualifications or minimum age requirements established as a condition of the Superintendent’s approval of the program, and
  • Have met all additional admission requirements established by L.A.P.E.C. for the program
  • Pass an aptitude evaluation
  • Explain in writing or be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field


Each L.A.P.E.C. program/course is different and has its own subjective admission/registration requirement. Students are encouraged to read carefully course admission criteria-related details before applying.

L.A.P.E.C. may admit students who do not meet the admission requirements of a program on a provisional basis (e.g., Register or sign a contract for the delivery of a program). However, students are entitled to a full refund of fees paid for a program, minus 20% of the total fees for the program or $500, whichever is less, if they do not meet the program’s admission requirements when the program begins)

Minimum* admission requirements for :

Vocational or Diploma Programs

For out of Ontario and US-based education applicants:


High school diploma with five Grade 12 academic subjects. If applicable, the applicant must also meet program-specific requirements, since some programs have higher averages or have supplementary procedures for admission.


Applicant must have following minimum credentials/required documents for enrollment consideration. 

  1. Copy of Government Issued ID 
  2. Copy of Secondary School Certificate or other degree/diploma which is equaling to Canadian Secondary School Certificate, 
  3. If you are not a Canadian Citizen or PR, please provide proof of your status in Canada


For International students

For most countries, L.A.P.E.C. considers the same academic preparation as is required for college or university entrance in that country:

successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent

L.A.P.E.C. NCA, BAR, or other similar licensing exam prep. Comprehensive Course Program:

Please read related course or program web page for required criteria.

Who is eligible*  to apply to the L.A.P.E.C.-L.A.P.E.C. Review Program?


L.A.P.E.C.-L.A.P.E.C. Review Programs are intended to provide guided instruction and preparation based on an overview and outline of the L.A.P.E.C. subject syllabus. L.A.P.E.C. educator(s) are not to teach the entire L.A.P.E.C. syllabus.

To achieve the best results from L.A.P.E.C.-L.A.P.E.C. exam prep Comprehensive Course Program, students are required to meet, provide and understand the following:

  • have a valid L.A.P.E.C. Assessment Result Report
  • read and be familiar with the L.A.P.E.C. syllabus and course materials
  • continue with individual exam preparation and study on their own
  • be fluent in English
  • follow L.A.P.E.C. exam rules, standards and guidelines from time to time
  • review L.A.P.E.C. exam schedule and register for L.A.P.E.C. exams directly in a timely manner 


L.A.P.E.C. Registration Deadline for L.A.P.E.C. and Bar Course in-class or live programs:

The L.A.P.E.C. program or course registration deadline is set for on or before the first class for a given subject. There is no registration deadline for recorded video session courses.

L.A.P.E.C.’s Certification Programs also known as non-vocational programs:

To achieve the best results from L.A.P.E.C.- Certification Course Program, students are required to meet, provide and understand the following:

  • must have and provide copy/information of a valid license/authority to practice in given occupation from respective jurisdiction
  • read and be familiar with the L.A.P.E.C. /course outline, syllabus and course materials
  • continue with individual reading,  preparation and study on their own as per L.A.P.E.C. /course outline, syllabus and course materials
  • be fluent in English
  • follow .L.A.P.E.C.’s exam rules, standards and guidelines from time to time
  • review L.A.P.E.C.’s assessment/ exam schedule and register for L.A.P.E.C. program online in a timely manner


*Meeting the minimum admission requirements and deadline dates is not a guarantee of admission in some courses. Only the most qualified candidates will be considered.

For any further question on admission requirements please email or call 905-499-3631- EXT 103


Registration-Admission Criteria for Vocational (Diploma) Programs