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Currently working or seeking employment?

Want to improve your workplace communication skills?

New to Canada?


Occupation-specific Language Training courses are delivered in a variety of formats to suit any schedule.

Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT) is offered at no cost for newcomers to Ontario.

Participants must be permanent residents who live in Ontario or protected persons who have

  • training or experience in a specific occupation or sector, but need to improve their occupation-specific communication skills.
  • language proficiency of at least level 5 in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (NCLC) for courses taught in French (for skilled trades at least level 4 in CLB/NCLC).

Participants will develop the language and communication skills needed to

  • understand workplace culture in their occupation and sector.
  • interact effectively with their colleagues, clients and supervisors.
  • give and receive information by email and telephone.
  • interview and network effectively.
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