New to Accreditation criteria:

The following was approved at the CAFCE Annual Meeting October 29, 2015:

Whereby the total amount of coop work experience is normally at least 30% of the time spent in academic study, but for programs of two years or less, the total amount may be a minimum of 25%.  For programs to meet the 25% requirement, a work term is defined as a minimum 12 weeks and/or 420 hours full-time, paid experience.

For more information on this, please contact the CEWIL Canada office at

To view the updated alternating work term program length document click here.