Enhanced Language Training for Employment

Assisting newcomers to Canada in their transition to the workplace


The General Arts and Science – Enhanced Language Training for Employment certificate program is a free program that teaches enhanced English to new Canadians to help them enter the workplace. Courses take place at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus.

This program is free
to qualified new Canadian immigrants, and made possible through funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

The program features:

  • Two class options: full-time day studies or flexible part-time evening options
  • Speaking and writing courses that grant credits toward a General Arts and Science certificate at Niagara College
  • Canadian culture and workplace studies with access to academic support from English language instructors
  • Career exploration and planning
  • Individual job search support

Note: This program has admission requirements.

Students of the ELTE program smile for the camera


Flexible class options

Full-time day classes

The full-time program is fully funded and includes tuition, books and transportation.

The full-time class option includes:

  • Enhanced English Language for Employment
  • Two semester of study including advanced English training with Canadian workplace preparation courses leading to General Arts and Science certificate.
  • Canadian culture and workplace studies with access to academic support from English language instructors.
  • Upon graduation, four months of employment support and job search assistance.

Flexible part-time evening classes

The part-time program is partially funded and includes tuition, books and on-campus parking.

The part-time class option includes:

  • Enhanced English Language for Employment
  • One semester of study including three language courses.
  • Flexible evening and weekend class options.

Admission Requirements

  • You must be a a permanent resident of Canada or a convention refugee/protected person to take advantage of this program.
  • This program requires previous study in English to at least a Level 6 in a community LINC program.
  • Proof of your Secondary School studies or above from Canada or from your country of origin.
  • Qualified candidates will be asked to attend an interview as part of the selection process.

For more information:

Please contact…

Aliye Losier, Immigrant Language Training Programs
Phone: 905-641-2252 extension 4437
Email: alosier@niagaracollege.ca or

Allison Radko, Immigrant Language Training Programs
Phone: 905-641-2252 extension 4188
Email: aradko@niagaracollege.ca

Curriculum

To learn more about the courses that you will be taking, please visit the General Arts and Science – Enhanced Language Training for Employment program page.