Free Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada and more

Improve your English for daily life, academic development or career advancement with our programs. 

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LINC - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Program Highlights:

  • Develop Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading skills for academic success, everyday life and the workplace.
  • Access to computer labs, library and resource centres to assist learning and career planning
  • Direct pathway to postsecondary studies at Mohawk College 
  • Cultural orientation
  • Transportation assistance may be available to eligible students
  • Intake/date: continuous intake (Mondays only)
  • Class time: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 2:15 pm
  • Full-time and part-time classes available
  • Duration: 13-week semesters


Full-time Day Classes

  • LINC classes for students with Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 to 8
    New students admitted every Monday
  • LINC for Youth - Photography and Video Projects for students with CLB 2 to 6
    New students admitted every Monday. Learn more
  • LINC for Academic Preparation - CLB 6 to 8
    Preparation for college and university. Learn more


Part-time Classes

  • Listening Course CLB 5
    Monday and Wednesday afternoons 
  • Writing Course CLB 5
    Tuesday and Thursday afternoons   

This FREE program is for you if:

  • You are a permanent residents of Canada or protected persons (with Notice of Decision)
  • Meet the minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) required for the program


Obtain your proof of Canadian Language Benchmark assessment at:

Apply Online


Email: learnenglish [at] (subject: Question%20about%20Accessing%20the%20Health%20Care%20Job%20Market%20in%20Ontario%20)  
Call: 905-575-2421


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Job Skills for the Food Industry

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Improve your English communication skills while preparing for the workplace in the food industry field!


Program Highlights:

  • Develop oral and written communication skills

  • Develop skills for working with others

  • Participate in a hands-on simulated workplace cooking project

  • Intake/date: continuous intake (Mondays only)

When and where:

  • Mondays from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursdays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm 

  • Neighbour 2 Neighbour’s Hamilton Community Food Centre
    310 Limeridge Rd W, Unit 10, Hamilton

This FREE program is for you if:

• You’re a permanent resident of Canada or protected person (with Notice of Decision)

You have Canadian Language Benchmark 4/5

Obtain your proof of Canadian Language Benchmark assessment at:

  • YMCA Immigrant Services, 25 Main Street West, 905-526-8452, or 211 Centennial Parkway North, 905-662-9400

Seating is limited!

lil.acive-vargas [at] mohwakcollege.ce (subject: Question%20about%20Job%20SKills%20for%20the%20Food%20Industry) (Contact us) 

Phone: 905-575-1212 Ext. 3092

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If you are a newcomer to Canada, you may also be eligible for our  ELT or OSLT programs