Language Communication and Culture:

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Language and employment training programs for Newcomers to Canada are FREE for eligible participants.


Programs offered by the faculty of Continuing and Professional studies include: Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (L.I.N.C.), Enhanced Language Training (E.L.T.) and Occupation-Specific Language Training (O.S.L.T.).

Get more information about Sheridan's programs for newcomers by calling 905-459-7533 ext. 5156 or by emailing newcomers@sheridancollege.ca.

Language and employment training programs for Newcomers to Canada are FREE for eligible participants.


Whether you’re looking to integrate into the workforce or improve your English, we have a program for you!

Sheridan’s Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (L.I.N.C.) program focuses on developing your English communications skills in  listening, speaking, reading, and writing. You will have the opportunity to improve your knowledge and use of English grammar. LINC benchmarks 4-8 are offered at Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville campus locations.

Are you internationally trained? Are you experiencing barriers to acquiring appropriate work in Canada?


Enhanced Language Training (ELT Pathways) can prepare you for the Canadian workplace – with career exploration, job search and employment preparation training. Potential work placement opportunities follow the in-class part of the program.

To improve your workplace communication skills within your specific profession, consider the Occupation-Specific Language Training program. Different streams are offered for health, technology and business professionals.

Programs are offered at our Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville campuses. 

For program eligibility, check each program page.

Get more information about Sheridan's programs for newcomers by calling 905-459-7533 ext. 5156 or by emailing newcomers@sheridancollege.ca.