Language Proficiency Requirements
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The Language Proficiency Requirements for Pharmacy Technician Program for International students and students who present with foreign credentials must meet one of the following benchmarks for language proficiency prior to admission to the program.

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) and it is a requirement of accreditation that foreign trained professionals and/or international students meet one of the following prior to being offered admission into a CCAPP accredited program.

Students must meet ONE of the requirements listed below prior to admission:

LIST
TOEFL iBT
IELTS
CanTest
MELAB
LIST
Minimum Score
SEM
Minimum Score
SEM
Minimum Score
SEM
Minimum Score
SEM
Writing
25
3
6
X*
4.0
X*
80
X*
Speaking
23
2
6
X*
4.5
X*
3+
X*
Listening
21
2
6
X*
4.5
X*
80
3
Reading
22
2
6
X*
4.5
X*
83
4
Total Score
91
5
6.5
0.5
X*
X*
81
3

* For IELTS, no section scores less than 6.0, accounting already for the SEM. Likewise, scores for Writing and Speaking on the MELAB, and all final band scores on the CanTEST, account already for the SEM. CanTEST does not report total scores.