Training for Immigrants

Training for Immigrants

Collège Boréal offers a vast range of educational options to facilitate the integration of newcomers to Canada. This training is available in Hamilton, London, Mississauga (Toronto), and Windsor. The aim of these free services is to smooth the way toward the job market for immigrants.

Following is an overview of the available programming:

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada - LINC

• Day or night classes
• Continuous registration
• Childminding Centre available
• Learning support technologist available for students who need additional help

Eligibility: must be a permanent resident /landed immigrant or convention refugee and must be aged 18 or over


Our LINC/CLIC program “English in the Workplace, level 1 to 7” will help you to:

  • develop a better understanding and mastery of English

  • improve your basic English skills (conversation, reading, writing)

  • improve your pronunciation and speech rate

  • learn terms that suit your needs and the realities of the Canadian job market

  • develop more ease in communications with your employer, colleagues, clients

  • understand the workings and requirements of the Canadian job market

  • benefit from the online Vubiz classes that will help you improve your job-search skills and prepare you for interviews

    Day classes:
    Levels 1 to 4
    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Levels 4 to 7, according to demand

    Night classes:
    Levels 4 to 7
    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

    For more information, contact us at 905-544-9824.

Enhanced Language Training (ELT)

Our ELT program is the ideal complement to our LINC programs and the surest way to a well-paying job:

  • advanced class in English working language, allowing students to improve their everyday English and the language spoken in the work place

  • complete upgrade in new information and communication technologies, Office 2003, Office 2007, Windows XP Professional and Vista

  • five-week internship with a company, under the supervision of the employer or a mentor, allowing the student to acquire skills and experience in a Canadian work environment

  • more rapid integration into the Canadian job market and possibility of a well-paying job

  • personal follow-up for several weeks after completion of training

Facilitate your integration into a predominantly English work environment

This program is designed for French-language immigrants who are working or looking for a job and who meet the admission criteria:

  • to be aged 18 or over;

  • to be a permanent resident or a landed immigrant;


Free registration. This program is financed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. There is also possibility of financial assistance for child care and transportation.

Places are limited, so register quickly!

Destination Profession Program – The Road to Success

Our English training program is the customized solution for immigrants who are francophone professionals trained abroad and who wish to work in their field of expertise – engineering, financial services, computer sciences, accounting, health and more.

Collège Boréal, a recognized specialist in post-secondary training, provides, under one roof, the support and tools necessary to obtain and maintain employment in your professional field.

The five keys of your employability:

1. English work language courses allow you to acquire the vocabulary specific to your profession.
2. Understanding of the requirements of the Canadian job market, identification of skills, qualities, and capacities sought by the job market.
3. Support during the professional accreditation recognition process.
4. Four-week internship leading to Canadian work experience in your field of expertise.
5. Personalized training to assist in the job search and in the preparation of a letter of introduction and curriculum vitae. Familiarization with the interview process and techniques and with the resources and effective strategies in the job search process.

These programs are offered in cooperation with Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Our locations:

Collège Boréal - Hamilton
120 King Street West
Plaza Level
Hamilton, ON  L8P 4V2
Lorraine Hamilton 905-544-9824

Collège Boréal - London
Galleria Mall – 355 Wellington Street, Suite 79
London ON  N6A 3N7
Emily Low 519-451-5194

Collège Boréal - Toronto
22, rue College, bureau 305
Toronto ON M5G 1K2
Maria Del Pilar Delgado 416-289-5130

Collège Boréal - Mississauga
130 Dundas Street East, Suite 406
Mississauga ON L5A 3V8
Michèle Ballestin 905-306-1562

Collège Boréal - Windsor
633, avenue Ouellette, bureau 304
Windsor ON   N9A 4J4
Yasmine Joheir 519-253-1525



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