NEW: OSLT for Internationally Educated Nurses. Online Construction Trades courses. Please visit New/Upcoming Courses for a list of course offerings.


Health Sciences Sector

Participate in FREE work-oriented language training for newcomers

Occupation-specific Language Training for Health Sciences

Blended Courses

Blended courses integrate virtual or in-person classes with online activities. Virtual courses can be taken from anywhere in Ontario. Courses are 40 hours (6–12 weeks) or 140 to 180 hours (about 10–18 weeks), depending on the course. See the list of all blended courses.

Choose from these practical courses to help you improve your workplace language skills for a variety of health care settings:

Online Modules

Online modules provide a flexible and convenient way to receive language training. All modules are offered exclusively online and can be taken from anywhere in Ontario. Each module is 40 hours delivered over six weeks, with three modules available in the health care sector:

Note that these three online modules are equivalent to a blended OSLT Workplace Communication Skills for Health Care course.

OSLT online also offers a 40-hour course (eight weeks) in how to write professionally in the health care sector in Ontario. This course is intended for participants who have successfully completed the relevant OSLT Health course(s) or module(s).

All online modules and courses require access to a computer with video and audio capabilities as well as an internet connection. See the list of all online modules.

§ New: This course is also offered specifically for Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs).

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