Free English classes - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes

The programs listed below are offered in an online learning format.

LINC students

Do you want to learn English?

Increase your confidence while learning English for college, community involvement or the workplace.

Apply to LINC classes and learn English for free at Mohawk College!

Apply Online


With the support of our experienced teachers and staff, you will

  • Increase your confidence when using your Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading skills in English.
  • Expand your understanding of Canadian culture.
  • Get ready for academic success and the workplace.
  • Receive one-on-one academic and career planning support.
  • Have the opportunity to connect with a mentor to help you progress your career in Canada (available for students with benchmarks at level 6 in all four skills).

LINC classes available

We have many options of classes that will give you the flexibility you need to study English while managing other priorities in your life. We offer:

  • Full-time and part-time options.
  • Morning, afternoon and evening classes.

Based on your English level you will have access to:

* CLB = Canadian Language Benchmark

Do you have questions? Join an online info session to learn more about our free programs and services!

Register for an info session here 

Student eligibility

  • Permanent residents of Canada or protected persons (with Notice of Decision)
  • With valid proof of Canadian Language Benchmark assessment at the level required for each program.
    • Don't have proof of CLB assessment? Contact YMCA Immigrant Services to book an appointment to take the assessment. YMCA's phone number is (905) 662-9400 or (905) 526-8452
    • The assessment has no cost for permanent residents and protected persons.

Technology required

Students will need to have access to:

  • A high-speed internet connection.
  • A computer or laptop with a camera, microphone, and sound.
  • A comfortable place where you can interact with your classmates and teachers. This will help you to learn better and faster!

Connect with our Newcomer Advisor

Get prepared for the job search in Canada

FREE Workplace Preparation

Do you have questions? Contact us!

By email: learnenglish [at] (subject: Question%20about%20LINC%20program)  
By phone: 905-575-2421

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