How to Find - ESL, LINC and TOEFL Classes

Site: Halton

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Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Physical Access Unknown - accessibility varies by class location
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name English as a Second Language ; Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada ; Test of English as a Foreign Language preparation
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Overview of free ESL (English as a Second Language), LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) classes in Halton, and directs to other related records in this database. 
 
WHAT ARE LINC and ESL? 
Both provide free training in English as a Second Language, most classes combine LINC and ESL students (the difference is in who funds the program, for different categories of learners)):  
* LINC is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (for Convention Refugees and holders of a Permanent Resident Card)  
* ESL is funded by the Government of Ontario (for Canadian citizens, refugee claimants and live-in caregivers with a work permit) 
 
FREE ESL / LINC CLASSES IN HALTON: 
Centre for Skills Development and Training: (classes in Burlington, Milton and Oakville) 
* ESL and LINC  
* ESL Assessments  
* Enhanced Language Training (ELT) programs 
* additional specialized ESL classes 
* for more information see full records here
 
Halton Catholic District School Board, Continuing Education Services: (classes in Burlington, Milton and Oakville) 
* ESL and LINC Levels 1 to 7  
* additional specialized ESL/LINC classes  
* for more information see full record here.  
 
HMC Connections (formerly Halton Multicultural Council): (classes held in Oakville)  
* LINC (Literacy Levels CLB 0-7) 
* for more information see full record here  
 
Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: 
* LINC 14-week program, full-time with various starting dates throughout the year 
* ELT (Enhanced Language Training)  
* for more information see full record here 
 
Centre for Education and Training LINC Home Study Program:  
* Distance education course for those who cannot attend classroom programs  
* Language Assessment Centres 
* Online language assessment 
* for more information see full record here
 
Canadian Hearing Society, Peel/Halton/Dufferin Office: 
* LINC for eligible newcomers who are Culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. 
* for more information see full record here 
 
 
TOEFL PREPARATION AND TESTING 
* TOEFL iBT Prep & Effective Test-Taking: Halton Catholic District School Board, Continuing Education Services, see full record here
* for information on TOEFL exam, test dates and locations, see separate record here.
Hours Contact organization for information
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Requirements vary with each organization.
Application Call for information; or look in individual calendars
Languages English
Fees Program - varies with course taken
Categories and Classification
Service Categories English as a Second Language

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