What does CES assess?

CES assess:

  • Degrees and diplomas completed at post-secondary institutions (universities and colleges) outside of Canada
  • Secondary-level qualifications (high school) completed outside of Canada
  • Secondary-level diplomas issued by the Ministry of Education for provinces outside of Ontario
  • CES may be able to assess in-progress academic programs for general use applications only.

 CES does not assess:

  • Professional licenses and certifications (including those earned in conjunction with academic studies)
    • g. Certificat de Absolvire (Graduation Certificate) from the Teacher Training Department or Pedagogical Seminar
  • Memberships in professional bodies/associations and learned societies, for example:
    • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - examinations or fellow or Member of the Association
    • Institution of Engineers
    • Institute of Mechanical Engineers
    • Royal College of Surgeons
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)
    • British Computer Society
  • Competency based qualifications, vocational qualifications, and training programs, for example:
    • City and Guilds Certificates
    • Trade certificates
    • National Vocational Qualifications
    • Massage or Shiatsu Therapy Training
    • Caregiver training
    • Personal Support Worker Training
    • Montessori Training
    • Microsoft Training
    • Second-language training programs (i.e. ESL)
  • Apprenticeships
  • Work experience
  • Courses
  • Canadian post-secondary qualifications
  • Short-term, informal, non-academic programs
Was this article helpful?