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Workplace Communication Skills for Technology

This course is delivered in a blended format that integrates virtual or in-person classes and online activities. It is 180 hours usually delivered over 10–18 weeks.

This practical course will help you

  • understand technology workplaces in Ontario.
  • interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients, supervisors and project team members.
  • network and connect with local employers, industry associations and employment resources.
  • learn how to use your workplace communication skills in a variety of settings.

Small-group exercises based on everyday communication tasks in technology will help you

  • practise common on-the-job communication to improve your workplace language skills.
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills.

Minimum eligibility requirements considered by colleges include:

  • you have training or experience in architectural, engineering or information technology.
  • you have a valid language proficiency of at least level 5 in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).  Some colleges may ask for a higher CLB level.
  • you are a permanent resident, convention refugee/protected person, Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependant in Canada (until March 31, 2025), or temporary resident affected by the crisis in Gaza (showing “MOME2023” in status documentation until March 31, 2027).
  • you live in Ontario.

Some colleges may request additional information.

See all Technology courses and modules.

Workplace Communication Skills for Technology is offered at the following colleges in 2023-2024:

COLLEGE LOCATION OR VIRTUAL DELIVERY PHONE NUMBER / EMAIL
Conestoga Kitchener/Waterloo 519-886-3300 / oslt@conestogac.on.ca
Humber Toronto 416-675-6622 x 75324 / oslt@humber.ca
Seneca Toronto +1-416-764-9722 / oslt@senecapolytechnic.ca
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