Languages Canada

Languages Canada is Canada’s premier language organization representing its two official languages: English and French. Membership is limited to programs from the public and private sectors that meet the rigorous standards of the association. Languages Canada is recognized by the Canadian government and internationally.

SSLC Campuses are accredited by Languages Canada




The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations. PTIB is responsible for: Ensuring institutions meet the requirements and standards for certification, maintaining a Private Training Institution Directory of all certified institutions and the programs they provide, along with formerly certified institutions and providing student protection and overseeing the Student Tuition Protection Fund.

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Education Quality Assurance (EQA) is a quality assurance designation that identifies BC public and private post-secondary institutions that have met or exceeded provincial government recognized quality assurance standards and offer consumer protection. EQA provides one standard provincial seal that can be recognized globally as symbol of quality. The EQA seal allows students to easily identify which provincial institutions the government of BC recognizes as having met quality assurance standards and that offer consumer protection to learners.

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Sprott Shaw Language Colleges are Citizenship Immigration Canada Designated Learning Institution. To apply for a study permit on or after June 1, 2014, you will need to include the Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #), which is the number that begins with the letter “O”, on your application form.





All SSLC Campuses in Canada are “designated learning institutions”

SSLC Toronto: Sprott Shaw Language College: DLI O19395083755
SSLC Vancouver: Sprott Shaw Language College: DLI O19283917732
SSLC Surrey: Sprott Shaw Language College: DLI O19283917732
SSLC Victoria: Sprott Shaw Language College: DLI O19283917732


For more information about the DLI, visit