International Students

International Students

International students wishing to apply to study at CCMH must apply for a study permit and/or student visa from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Students must apply to the program and be granted acceptance prior to submitting their visa application. A copy of their Offer of Admission is a required part of the process. For more information, visit www.cic.gc.ca.

To obtain a student visa, applicants are required to provide evidence that they have been accepted to study, have enough money to support themselves while studying, are not inadmissible to Canada, and that they intend to leave Canada upon completion of their studies. CCMH admissions staff are available to answer any questions regarding the application process.

Please note that international students graduating from CCMH are NOT eligible to receive a Post Graduation Work Permit.

Once your application has been processed, the following additional documents are required:

  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Proof of Residency Status
  • Proof of Language Skills (see below)

International student applicants must commit to arriving in Canada in time to participate in the Introduction to Massage Therapy (IMT) course prior to the start date of their program. If the applicant is unsuccessful either in completing or passing this course, they must pay for a college approved tutor, to work with them on basic massage skills until the opportunity arises to repeat the IMT course. If the student remains unsuccessful after their second attempt, they must continue to receive tutoring, at their own expense, for the remainder of Term 1.

The Massage Therapy Diploma program at the CCMH qualifies for Foreign Student Authorization as a Designated Learning Institution under the Private Career Colleges Act, Ontario.
For more detailed requirements please visit our Application Procedure page.

Foreign Credentials

Students who have completed their education outside of Canada or the United States are required to have their education translated and evaluated by an approved assessor. If you have completed courses in human sciences, please get a comprehensive report, otherwise a general report is sufficient. For more information on approved assessors, such as the World Education Services (WES)  call 1-888-343-0070 or check their website at www.wes.org/ca, or International Credential Assessment Service at 1-800-321-6021 or check their website at www.icascanada.ca.

Language Skills Prerequisites

If the applicant’s primary language is not English, applicants will be required to meet the language fluency requirements for CCMH (see chart). Proof of such must be submitted to CCMH during the admissions process. Should an applicant not meet these benchmarks, they may be required to take ESL classes simultaneously with our program, or to complete further English training prior to commencing studies at CCMH. If the provincial regulator, in the province in which you intend to practice, has higher language fluency requirements than CCMH requires for acceptance into the program, this requirement must be met before performing the qualification exams to become a Registered Massage Therapist.

Language fluency requirements may be shown via other evidence of English proficiency. For more information, please visit: http://www.cmto.com/becoming-an-rmt/certification-examinations/language-fluency-assessment.

SpeakingListeningReadingWriting
MELA8887
IELTS
(GT or AC)
6.57.56.56.0
TOEFL
Internet Based (iBT)
20241920
CanTEST4.5443.5

The College will not proceed with any application from any student whose first language is not the language of instruction until the prospective student has demonstrated that he/she has met language competency requirements.

 

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