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  • OccupationSpecific LanguageTraining

    FREE occupation-specific language training courses in project management and technology provide immigrants with the workplace culture and language skills to communicate effectively on the job.

  • "I arrived in Canada recently and my main aim was to enter my industry of choice. This program was great to understand Canadian environment. It was also great to go ahead with job search and the mock interview is the best practice. The program encourages us to give presentations and improve our communication skills. I really recommend the program to my colleagues and any newcomers." - Muhammad Kazmi.

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OSLT is a FREE language training program for newcomers to Ontario.

These courses will help you to:

  • Develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills
  • Understand and function effectively in the Technology and Project Management workplaces in Ontario
  • Interact effectively with supervisors, colleagues, and clients
  • Competently give and receive information by email and telephone
  • Position yourself to get a job, through career assistance and job connections
  • Increase your language proficiency for seeking admission into Bridging Programs

These courses are for you if:

  • Your English is at an intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmarks 6 to 8)
  • You are a Permanent Resident or Protected Person
  • You have training or experience in a relevant field of technology or project management 

A CLB assessment that verifies a language level between 6 - 8 is required prior to admission. 

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You will learn about the resources that you can use to identify the requirements for working in your field in Ontario.  You will start to understand Canadian workplace culture and will practice introducing yourself professionally.

Here you will practice asking questions clearly and appropriately to get the right information. You will also develop skills needed to share and present information accurately.

Practice using technology to communicate, including by telephone, email and other Internet-based communication tools.

Practice strategies for managing interactions including formal and informal interactions, dealing with workplace issues, managing situations that require assertiveness or solving conflicts.

Finally, you will prepare for Job Searches. This includes asking for references and researching networking opportunities.  You will also practice examining Job ads, presenting your accomplishments, and practice your in-person and telephone interview skills.

Next Available Courses

OSLT Business - Project Management

For immigrants with backgrounds in project management:


Duration: September 19th - November 28th

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:30 am - 3:15 pm



Location:  

Humber Community Employment Services - North Etobicoke

1620 Albion Road

2nd Floor

Etobicoke, ON - M9V 4B4

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OSLT Technology

For immigrants with backgrounds in engineering, IT and architecture:


Duration: September 19th - November 28th

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:30 am - 2:50 pm

Friday: 9:30 am - 11:30 am


Location:  

Humber Community Employment Services - St. Clair

1345 St. Clair Ave. W

2nd Floor

Toronto, ON - M6E 1C3

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Register for an Information Session

OSLT Project Management Info Sessions

Location:

Humber Community Employment Services

1620 Albion Road - 2nd Floor

Etobicoke, ON - M9V 4B4

 

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 13 - 10:00 am
 

OSLT Technology Info Sessions

Location:

Humber Community Employment Services

1345 St. Clair Ave West - 2nd Floor

Toronto, ON - M6E 1C3

 

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 13 - 2:00 pm

 

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