English Language Training

Note: This chart offers some common pathways to the goal, but is not exhaustive. Other pathways may be possible.

Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT)

Program Description: Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT) courses help newcomers to Canada improve their work-oriented English. The programs are designed for individuals with international education or experience for whom English is a second or additional language.

Focus: Improving workplace communications skills for specific occupations or sectors. OSLT courses focus on the following sectors/occupations:

BUSINESSAccounting and Finance Personnel; Entrepreneur and Sales/Marketing Personnel; Hospitality Worker; Project Manager
(George Brown, Humber, Seneca)
HEALTH CAREDental Hygienist; Medical Radiation Technologist; Nurse; PSW; Sleep Technologist
(Seneca, Centennial, George Brown)
CHILD AND YOUTH WORKEREarly Childhood Education

Cost: Free (funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada)

Delivering Agencies:

For more information on OSLT classes, please visit the individual college websites or visit the Colleges Ontario – Occupation-Specific Language Training site at http://co-oslt.org/en