Mohawk College
Programs for Immigrants

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mohawk College has cancelled all in person classes. Online classes have started as of Monday, April 6. Students should frequently check Mohawk College email or the website for updates.

Free programs for newcomers to Canada.

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada LINC:

-Develop listening, speaking, writing and reading skills for academic success, everyday life and the workplace.

-Direct pathway to post-secondary studies at Mohawk College

-Cultural orientation

-Access to computer labs, library and resource centres to assist learning and career planning

-Transportation assistance may be available to eligible students

LINC classes based on Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB)

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada). Earn grade 12 English equivalency for post-secondary admission at Mohawk College. Classes available for CLB 4-8

LINC for Youth. Video and Photography: learn video and photography skills while learning English. 18-25 years old. CLB 2-6

LINC 7/8 Advanced English for Higher Education with two separate courses: Listening/Speaking and Reading/Writing. Academic preparation for post-secondary programs at college and university. CLB 7-8.

Enhanced Workplace Communication: improve speaking skills to interact in the diverse Canadian culture in interviews, meetings, and on the telephone. CLB 6-7

OSLT (Occupation-specific Language Training) for newcomers with training or experience in: Business, Human Services, Health Sciences or Technology. OSLT helps to develop language and communication skills related to the workplace. CLB 6-8

Workplace Preparation (Enhanced Language Training) for Internationally Trained Professionals: learn job search strategies, interviews and networking techniques. CLB 7 and above.

Courses for career advancement:

OSLT (Occupation-specific Language Training) for newcomers with training or experience in: Business, Human Services, Health Sciences or Technology. CLB required 6-8

- Workplace Preparation (Enhanced Language Training) for Internationally Trained Professionals: learn job search strategies, interviews and networking techniques. CLB 7 and above.

J-Wing
135 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, ON
L9C 1E9
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Phone: 905-575-2421

Eligibility

Permanent residents or protected persons (convention refugees). The programs are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and are offered for FREE to permanent residents and protected persons (with Notice of Decision).

Application

Consult for more information. www.mohawkcollege.ca/newcomers

Fees

None; Free

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English

Primary Contact Person

Mary Anne Peters, Coordinator

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit

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