Professional Business Skills Co-op

Receive a Diploma in Professional Business Skills

by completing this 50-weeks program!


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50-Week Professional Business Skills Co-op

Next intake day in 2024

June 10th
July 8th

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate the following:

Business Skills

Acquire knowledge in the Professional Business World and learn from top industry professionals and instructors.


Be prepared for the Business World

Gain a solid foundation in communication and other skills needed for success in a business environment and prepare you for entry into the World of Business.


Diploma Certificate

Gain Canadian Work Experience in the Business World. Graduate with PTIB accredited Diploma from inlingua Victoria College of languages and careers.

Course Pre-Requisites

Secondary School

Have successfully completed secondary school graduation (or equivalent in another school system).

Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

In BC you are a legal adult after 19+.

Demonstrate English Proficiency with one of the following:

BC High School English 12 – minimum C (60-66%).

BC High School Communications 12 – minimum C+ (67-72%).

IELTS 5.5 (no band under 5.0), CAE 47, iBT 50, CLB 6.

TOEIC 650 with successful completion of a speaking interview.

OR complete inlingua Victoria General English Level 5.

Provide us with proof that they have completed secondary school (high school).

Gain canadian work experience

Professional Business Skills Diploma Program in Campus Co-op

In this option, you will have the opportunity to start your program at home and finish in Beautiful Victoria B.C, learning about administration, supplier management, sales and negotiation, marketing and the primary administrative skills you need to grow within a company. In this diploma, you will have the opportunity to do six months of business internship immersed in the Canadian labour market.


English Placement Resources

Note: If a student cannot provide the prerequisite criteria, an online test is required. If successful with the online test, a phone interview will be arranged with inlingua Victoria to assess the spoken English level. Or, a student can take an in-house exam at inlingua Victoria, including a grammar test, writing test, and speaking interview.

Grammar Placement Test

Writing Placement Test

Speaking Placement Test (arranged by inlingua Victoria after completion of the grammar and writing test)

Evaluation & Materials

Method Of Evaluation

After completing each individual course in the program students will take an exam to achieve certification for that particular completed section of the program. Overall program evaluation will consist of:

Exams 70% Field trip reports 10%
Quizzes 10% Participation 10%


Required Course Materials

You are required to:

  • Purchase the required textbooks for the course.
  • Have a personal laptop computer you can bring to class.

Completion Requirements

  • Students must achieve a mark of 70% or higher on each course exam to obtain their individual course certificates. If students fail to achieve these grades on the exams, they are permitted to retake the exams.

  • To graduate from the program and receive the diploma students must complete all program courses and achieve an overall mark of 80% or higher, with a no less than 70% on their exams.

  • They also must not miss more than 80% of the course due to absences and achieve an attendance score of 80% or more.

Why inlingua?

PTIB Designated

inlingua Victoria College of Languages is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). General English Courses with a duration of 6 months or more are approved by the registrar.


Multicultural Experience

Learning at inlingua is an incredibly diverse, multicultural experience; with students from all over the world attending classes at our Victoria-based school, each day is filled with interesting conversations and activities.

Improve Every Aspect of Your English

With an array of teaching methods, experienced instructors, and a wide range of course materials, the program is designed to help you get the most out of each and every class.

Support and Guidance

The team at inlingua Victoria offers comprehensive support every step of the way – from helping learners decide which language program best suits their needs and abilities to providing plenty of guidance, resources, and expert advice as they progress through their course and work towards mastering the language. Our knowledgeable team is available to answer any questions that may arise and offer personalized recommendations to ensure students have the best possible learning experience.