In order to attend Selkirk College you must meet the admission requirements for the College and for the program you wish to enrol in.
Selkirk College's Admission Requirements:
Have graduated from a BC Senior Secondary School or equivalent, or
Be 19 years of age or over at the time of application, or
Be under 19 years of age but have a written recommendation from your Secondary School Principal
Read more about admission requirements according to Policy 8611
Academic Requirements for Web Development
English Studies 12 with a 60% or higher or equivalent.
Computer Information Systems 11 and/or Computer Programming 11 is recommended.
Applicants must complete a questionnaire that surveys their interest, experience and current skill set in using web-based technology. The questionnaire is used as a guide for the School Chair and Instructors to respond to the unique learning needs of each student and cohort.
Please note that a Selkirk College application should be put in for this program BEFORE submitting an applicant questionnaire.
Please submit using our online form - Web Development Questionnaire.
In as much detail as possible, please answer the following:
Describe your practical and educational experiences that you believe will make you a successful student in the Selkirk College Web Development program.
This industry requires that people work within a group environment. Personal responsibility and respect for others is essential for the success of any project. Explain how you would work towards bringing conflicting ideas together when working towards a shared successful outcome.
Where possible, please outline details of your computer literacy (beginner, intermediate, advanced), including all software applications, development environments, programming languages and operating systems you are familiar with.
The Web Development program requires an extraordinary commitment of time and energy. Explain why you feel you are prepared to make this commitment at this time in your life.
The web industry requires constant learning and motivation to stay up to date with new technologies. Give examples of when you learned web related or other technologies on your own.
Computer and Software Knowledge
Demonstrated competency in computer hardware and software technology, keyboarding, including Internet skills and word processing skills is required prior to entering the program. Basic computer, keyboarding and Internet skills are not taught as part of the Web Development curriculum. Applicants who do not possess these skills must consult with the School Chair before making a formal application to the program. Upgrading may be required.
International Students (students who are applying to Selkirk College from locations outside of Canada) should follow the application steps required by Selkirk International.