Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT)


Overview

OSLT classes are free for those that are eligible. Students learn the communication skills needed to find and keep a job in Canada. In class, students practice dialogue and communication tasks commonly performed on the job, in their field, sector and occupation. OSLT classes are offered part-time, twice a week evenings and weekends.

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Schedule

Classes are offered at Newnham Campus.

OSLT Professional Managers Apr 17 - Jun 26 Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 PM
OSLT Business Entrepreneurship, Sales & Marketing Apr 17 - Aug 18 Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
OSLT Accounting and Financial Services Apr 18 - Aug 18 Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
OSLT Technology Apr 18 - Aug 18 Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 

Eligibility

To qualify for OSLT, students need:

  • Proof of status in Canada (like a Permanent Resident card). Participants must be Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees. Canadian citizens are not eligible.
  • A Canadian Language Benchmark score of 6 or higher (CLB 6 - 8).
  • A résumé with work experience or training in the specified sector.

Assessments

Please visit the Center for Canadian Language Benchmarks website to find a CLB assessment center near you.

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You will need:

  • Proof of your status in Canada (like a Permanent Resident card). Participants must be Permanent Residents of Canada or Protected Persons.
  • A canadian Language Benchmark score of 6 or higher (CLB 6 - 8) from one of the Assessment Centres
  • Your résumé showing previous work experience.

  • Make an appointment and then;
  • Bring your CLB score, résumé, and proof of status to:
    Seneca College - Continuing Education Department
    Newnham Campus
    1750 Finch Avenue East

Success Stories

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For more background information, review the Colleges Ontario - OSLT website.

Program Contacts

Angela Jacewicz
OSLT Coordinator

416.491.5050 x22586