Career Co-op Overview

Our Career Co-op Programs will get you working in Canada! Choose subjects related to your interests, and gain valuable skills that you can apply to the workforce. Our co-op programs are a minimum of 12 months up to 28 months in length. The price for these programs ranges from $5,400 – $9,315.   

Study Term

During their study term students complete the required coursework for their selected career co-op program. In addition, students complete elective coursework which will help them improve their English language skills and competencies. For more detailed information regarding course topics and themes please see each individual diploma program page.

Work Term

During their work term students can work up to the same number of hours they studied during their study component. Students are encouraged to work in a job related to their co-op program. To assist students in their job hunting, LCC offers free job support services to help our co-op students find work.

Click here for more information about our free Career Co-op Orientation and Interview and Resume Consultations.

Post-Work Tutorial

Review your strengths and weaknesses as an employee  and formulate your future career plans.

Career Co-op Diploma Options

Program Tuition Fees: $5,400 – $5,940

*Fees vary depending on your choice of elective courses. This price does not include registration fees or textbook fees.

Diploma Program Information:

Register – Career Co-op

Program Tuition Fees: $6,325 – $6,480

*Fees vary depending on your choice of elective courses. This price does not include registration fees or textbook fees.

Diploma Program Information:


Register – Career Co-op

Program Tuition Fees: $8,145 – $8,235

*Fees vary depending on your choice of elective courses. This price does not include registration fees or textbook fees.

Diploma Program Information:

 

Register – Career Co-op

Program Tuition Fees: $9,275 – $9,315

*Fees vary depending on your choice of elective courses. This price does not include registration fees or textbook fees.

Diploma Program Information:

Register – Career Co-op

Career Co-op Entrance Requirements

Career Co-op Diploma Program Students must:

  • Be 19+ years old or have evidence of high school graduation.
  • Have an English competency level of at least CLB 5 (upper intermediate).
  • If you finished an ESL courses more than 1 year before registering in a co-op program your English competency will be retested.

By the start of the co-op work component, students must:

  • Be 19+ years old.
  • Have successfully completed the co-op study component.
  • Have a Canadian Study Permit and Co-op Work Permit OR a Working Holiday Visa.
  • Have a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN).
  • Have valid medical insurance coverage.

If you don’t have an English resume or any work experience, register in the Business Diploma program first, to prepare for the career options in your Co-op program.

Please note that our TESOL Diploma (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) can be an elective course within a Co-op Program, but not the main Co-op diploma option. Successful TESOL graduates may qualify for a practicum with a sponsor teacher in LCC’s ESL classes.

Why complete a Career Co-op Program at LCC?

  • Flexibility – choose your schedule and find a program topic that interests you. LCC’s co-op students are able to customize the length of their program.
  • Low tuition fees – compared to similar co-op programs, LCC offers very affordable options to students.
  • Learn practical job-related skills – the study component will provide students with essential job related skills that will help them excel in the Canadian work force.
  • Free job support services and post-graduate tutorials – unlike other schools, LCC offers free job support services to our co-op students.

More co-op resources

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about our Co-op Programs.