is limited and applications are processed on an ongoing basis. Apply early to
avoid disappointment. If applying for Financial Aid/OSAP, please send in your
application to the Shiatsu School of Canada ASAP and visit www.canlearn.ca for
details on how to apply for financial aid. Or visit our financial aid section
of this website by clicking here
for shiatsu OR
here for acupuncture.
have obtained the age of 18 with a high school
diploma or equivalent
have a strong desire to learn and grow
have received a treatment in our student
have successfully completed an interview with
a program administrator
are NOT required to have any previous background in sciences or
therapeutic training. Every diploma program offered at the Shiatsu School of
Canada and SSC Acupuncture Institute incorporates training for the ground up.
Exemptions are always considered.
complete application form
application fee of $25
proof of high school diploma or GED (General Educational Development
Test) by providing transcripts*
OR transcripts from any post secondary educational institution; does
NOT need to be related to your desired program(s) of study *Transcripts
must be sent directly to the school from the issuing institution to be
completed medical letter from your family physician
indicating that you are in good physical and general health, that you are
free from communicable diseases and your tuberculosis status within the last
After you apply...
you have completed the application procedure (all documents received), we
will arrange an interview.
here for helpful tips on the application and interview process
documents required at interview:
Please present the original following identification documents:
photo identification (e.g. driver's license, passport, age of majority card)
Social Insurance Number card
will be notified within 30 days of the interview as to your acceptance into
the program. Upon acceptance, you will be required to sign an Application for
Enrolment form, to confirm your tuition payment plan, and to submit a $500.00
+ tax non-refundable registration fee, which is part of the students' tuition
Depending on your previous schooling, you may be eligible for advanced
standing which could reduce tuition for some programs. Please contact our Admissions Department to
discuss your situation, (416) 323-1818 ex.25/Toll free 1-800-263-1703 ex.25.
Tuition will depend on the program you wish to apply to, start dates and any
possible exemptions applicants receive. Please view the links below for a
general information on tuitions and payment plans offered at the Shiatsu
School of Canada and SSC Acupuncture Institute.
Shiatsu Diploma Program Full time
Acupuncture Diploma Program
TCM Practitioner Diploma
NOTE: The school reserves the right to cancel or change start dates
of program if there is insufficient enrolment. Should the program be
cancelled, the applicant will receive a complete refund for their
registration fees and/or tuition.