Location
Start Dates

  • January 08 2018
Course Delivery

  • In Class

Program Description

These programs are for learners who are eligible for funding from LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada). There are three full-time LINC programs:

Full-time LINC (Literacy)
  • Learners in this program achieve a pre-Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), or
  • Have between zero and four years of formal education
Full-time LINC (Practical)
  • Learners in this program achieve a CLB from pre-CLB to 5, or
  • Have between five and nine years of formal education
Full-time LINC (Academic)
  • Learners in this program achieve a CLB of 2 to 7, or
  • Have 10 or more years of education

Learners with CLB 6 or higher who plan to go to post-secondary school may also refer to information on our English for Academic Purposes program.

These programs offer:

  • Highly qualified instructors
  • Advisors and counsellors to help learners with academic, career, and life goals
  • A curriculum based on Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs)
  • Opportunities to learn about Canadian culture and how to live in Canada
  • An ELL Tutorial Centre for individual or small group help with language problems
  • Computer labs for practicing reading, writing, listening, grammar, and internet skills 

Funded by:

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Prospective Student Centre

Room S1111, South Campus
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1402
Toll-free: 1-866-428-2669
info@bowvalleycollege.ca


Admission Requirements

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Open to permanent resident or convention refugee.
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks Placement Test results or LINC certificate from a LINC program.

LINC applicants must first take a Canadian Language Benchmarks test at the Immigrant and Vocational Assessment Referral Centre (ILVARC). The telephone number for ILVARC is 403-262-2656.

For detailed information about the application process, see ELL Applying.

Information in Multiple Languages Request More Information
Prospective Student Centre

Room S1111, South Campus
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1402
Toll-free: 1-866-428-2669
info@bowvalleycollege.ca

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