Programs and Courses for Newcomers

Whether you are looking to improve your communication skills to continue your education or to become a more competitive job candidate, we can help achieve your goals.

Open the door to new opportunities through the Programs and Courses for Newcomers at Mohawk College. Classes are offered at the Fennell Campus in a supportive learning environment with access to computer labs, library, and resource centres to assist learning and career planning. The programs are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and are FREE to eligible participants.

Learn about programs that will provide you with the necessary skills to be ready for your academic development, community involvement and career development in Canada!
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Are you a newcomer looking for English classes?

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Do you need academic preparation?

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Are you 18-25 and looking for a bridge to college/career?

Who is eligible?

To be eligible participants must:

  • Be permanent residents of Canada or protected persons (with Notice of Decision)

  • Have a valid English language assessment test conducted at an Assessment Centre. In Hamilton, please contact the YMCA Immigrant Services, 25 Main Street West, 905.526.8452, or 211 Centennial Parkway North, 905.662.9400. Y-LARC Centre

Contact us to learn more

melissa.droughan-rahimian [at] (Email Melissa)

Phone: 905-575-2421
Fax: 905-575-2426
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Other useful links:

Can8 Client

Download Can8
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IELTS Testing Centre

Visit the IELTS Testing Centre at Mohawk

International Education

Visit International Education at Mohawk