There are three main streams of government-funded language training programs for immigrants in Ontario.
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
The LINC Program provides free basic French and English language courses to permanent residents over the age of 18. Click on the link to learn more about the LINC program eligibility and to find LINC classes.
Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT)
OSLT offers language training geared to your occupation, practical exercises based on actual workplace communications tasks, career planning assistance and opportunities to connect with local employers, industries and resources.
Enhanced Language Training (ELT) Programs
ELT combines occupation specific language training with labour market support. The goal of ELT is to provide language training that helps you find and keep jobs that match your skills and qualifications. ELT programs are especially useful for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP).