Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Site: Oakville - Skills Training Centre - Rm A23

Service: Workforce Development

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments **This program will be moving to the Trafalgar Road campus in September 2017. The specific room number will be added when it is known.**
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-9430 ext 8101
E-Mail newcomers@sheridancollege.ca
Website www.sheridancollege.ca/academics/continuing-and-professional-studies/newcomers.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/englishatsheridan
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/SheridanConEd/
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Primary Contact Cameron Moser, Program Manager; Phone: 905-845-9430 ext 5345; Email: cameron.moser@sheridancollege.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Iroquois Ridge South
Address & Map
Sheridan College, Skills Training Centre
407 Iroquois Shore Rd, Rm A23
Oakville, ON L6H 1M3
 
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and QEW
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ELT ; English Training for Newcomers to Canada ; Language Training Programs ; LINC ; OSLT
Former Name Sheridan Centre for Internationally Trained Individuals (SCITI) (June 2014)
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Basic English (full time and part time) 
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC): 
* a course for newcomers to Canada who need basic introductory training to develop speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar 
* available at campuses in Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville 
* 14-week program 
* various starting dates throughout the year 
 
Workplace English and Job Preparation 
Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT):  
* a program for people who are educated and trained in their home country, and need to improve business English communication skills like speaking, reading and writing specific to their profession 
* improves ability to get a job in Canada with workplace-specific vocabulary training 
* develops strong interviewing, networking and communication skills 
* teaches career-specific English language and Canadian culture in areas such as Health sciences, Business/Accounting and Technology professions  
* flexible class times: evening and online courses allows students to fit education around work and other life responsibilities  
* minimum CLB test score 6 or 7 to qualify 
 
Enhanced Language Training (ELT): 
* a program for people who are educated and trained in their home country, and need to improve English language skills, and who would benefit from a job placement to gain Canadian work experience 
* full-time day program: 10 weeks in class, 8 week job placement  
* minimum post-secondary degree or diploma and relevant work experience in home country required 
 
For Canadian citizens, Sheridan offers other programming:  
* Continuing and Professional Studies 
* English as a Second Language full-time program for college entrance (PGASE)
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates courses are ongoing * check the website for information sessions and start dates
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility * must be a Permanent Resident or Protected Person 
* for Workplace programs: post-secondary education, relevant work experience and particular CLB benchmarks are required 
 
* all applicants must have taken the Canadian Language Benchmark test at a local assessment centre 
* Assessment Centres can be found at Assessment Centres
Application * Email: newcomers@sheridancollege.ca; 
* Phone 905-845-9430 ext 8101; 
* for more information check the website
Languages English
Fees None ; Most programs are free of charge to approved candidates
Categories and Classification
Service Categories English as a Second Language ; English Language Proficiency Test Preparation ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Vocational English as a Second Language

Agency Overview


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