English Language Training

Are you a Newcomer to Canada?

Niagara College understands that career-specific English skills are a great asset to Newcomers whose goal is to enter the Canadian workplace or post-secondary studies.

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What specialized English training do we offer to newcomers?

These are advanced programs that require previous study in English. Your English proficiency must be at an intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmarks 6 to 8). Please contact our offices if you do not meet this requirement, but want to learn more about your options.

Enhanced Language Training for Employment (ELTE)

This program supports new immigrants moving from college or university studies to the Canadian workplace.

ELTE offers a full and part-time delivery study option.  These programs are fully funded and assist with transportation, books/materials and tuition.

Learn more about the ELTE program

Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT)

OSLT courses are offered to qualified new Canadian immigrants who have experience or training in specific occupations and careers. We offer English language training in these sectors:

  • Technology Language Training
  • Business Language Training
  • Health Sciences Language Training

Learn more about Occupation-Specific Language Training programs