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

OLT071
OSLT Business Entrepreneur
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This course focuses on the language and socio-cultural communication requirements of entrepreneurs and sales and marketing occupations at CLB 6 to 8. The course addresses the language and communication skills needed to find and share information with others; communicate using technology such as telephone and email; manage interactions with colleagues, clients and business associates; introduce yourself in work-related situations; undertake employment and work-related interviews; and network effectively. Sector background knowledge and culture relevant to the workplace context in Ontario are explicitly addressed in communication practice tasks.




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OLT072
OSLT Business Accounting
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This course focuses on the language and socio-cultural communication requirements of accounting- and finance-related occupations at CLB 6 to 8. The course addresses the language and communication skills needed to find and share information with others; communicate using technology such as telephone and email; manage interactions with colleagues, clients and business associates; introduce yourself in work-related situations; undertake employment and work-related interviews; and network effectively. Sector background knowledge and culture relevant to the workplace context in Ontario are explicitly addressed in communication practice tasks.




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OLT073
OSLT Technology
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This course focuses on the language and socio-cultural communication requirements for working in the technology sector at CLB 6 to 8. It addresses the language and communication skills needed to obtain information about projects, processes, procedures and specifications; communicate by telephone; manage interactions with colleagues; introduce oneself in work-related situations; undertake employment and work-related interviews; and network effectively. Sector background knowledge and culture relevant to the workplace context in Ontario are addressed in communication practice tasks.




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OLT076
OSLT Writing Professionally
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OLT077
OSLT Professional Managers
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Classes are offered at Newnham Campus.

OSLT Professional Managers Sep. 17, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 Tues 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
OSLT Business Entrepreneurship, Sales & Marketing Sep. 18, 2019 - Jan. 25, 2020 Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
OSLT Technology Sep. 18 2019 - Jan. 25, 2020 Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm & Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
OSLT Writing Professionally  Jul. 11, 2019 - Aug. 29, 2019 40 hours - All online
 

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

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

Program Contacts

Angela Jacewicz
OSLT Coordinator
Angela.Jacewicz@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22586