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Niagara College - Programs and Services for Newcomers to Canada

Niagara College offers programs and services that help newcomers to Canada achieve their professional goals towards employment or further education. Services offered are: English as a Second Language (ESL); Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT) courses in Health Sciences, Business and Technology; Enhanced Language Training for Employment (ELTE) Canadian culture and workplace studies and career exploration and planning; qualified candidates also have an opportunity to participate in a non-paid placement specific to professional career, career exploration, educational pathways, and support for non-traditional students.

Features of the programs:

*English language classes at an advanced level
*Work-placement opportunity within the Niagara Region (ELTE Full-Time only)
*Canadian workplace preparation courses leading to a General Arts & Science certificate
*Assistance in transportation, books/materials and tuition (based on eligibility)
*Part-time ELTE & OSLT offers a flexible delivery option


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Newcomers in the community seeking information on steps required to find Canadian employment in their chosen field. Immigrants who look for language instruction and/or career paths. *Canadian Language Benchmark 6 to 8 *Status in Canada as Permanent Resident or a Protected Person

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;



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