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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.
A collage of images, representing the occupations included in OSLT/FLAP

Participating Colleges

The logos of the 13 colleges: Algonquin, Collège Boréal, Centennial, Conestoga, Fanshawe, George Brown, Georgian, Humber La Cité, Mohawk, Niagara, Seneca, and Sheridan. Each logo is a link to that college’s website.

George Brown College Centennial College College Boréal Humber College Conestoga College La Cité Mohawk College Fanshawe College Niagara College Canada Algonquin College Georgian College Seneca College Sheridan College
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