- January 08 2018
- In Class
Full-time LINC (Literacy)
- Learners in this program have pre-Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), and
- Learners in this program have between 0 and 5 years of formal education
Full-time LINC (Practical)
- Learners in this program have pre-CLB to CLB 5, and
- Learners in this program have between 5 and 9 years of formal education
Full-time LINC (Academic)
- Learners in this program have CLB's 2 to 7, and
- Learners in this program 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
- Be a minimum of 18 years old.
- Open to permanent residents or convention refugees.
- 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.
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. In this part time program, you'll learn listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. With LINC, you can get the knowledge you need to settle in Canada.
LINC Home Study
LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. This program is offered online and by correspondence. Learners work one-on-one with a qualified TESL instructor every week.