Collège Boréal offers eligible newcomers training programs and immigration services to help them integrate more quickly into Canada, based on their skills and experience.

For more information, see the list below or contact us by email at newcomers@collegeboreal.ca.

Settle. Integrate. Dream Big.

Settlement and Integration Services

We can help you get the right information you need to make informed decisions. 

Let us help you:

  • Set goals to achieve your dreams
  • Put your expertise and experience to good use
  • Gain motivation and thrive in your new country

The free and bilingual service includes:

  • Access to language courses in English or French
  • Practical guidance on training to help with your career goals
  • Information on credential evaluation services
  • Consultation and opportunities to find a workplace experience

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee, protected person, naturalized citizen, approved provincial nominee, refugee claimant, temporary foreign worker or international student, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario

Contact information:

Barrie:

Chatham:

Hamilton:

London:

Mississauga:

Kitchener-Waterloo:

Sarnia:

Sudbury:

Timmins:

Toronto :

Windsor:

    

Our specialists offer orientation, information, and support services to help you adjust to life in Canada.

The free and bilingual services include:

  • Support based on your immediate needs
  • Help completing government documents
  • Aid finding affordable housing
  • Assistance in navigating the health care system and social services
  • Details about local schools and daycare centres
  • Information and referrals to local and community services
  • Interpretation services
  • Information sessions and workshops
  • Practical guidance to answer your basic, everyday needs

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee, protected person, naturalized citizen, approved provincial nominee, refugee claimant, temporary foreign worker or international student, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario

Contact information:

Barrie:

Chatham:

London:

Mississauga:

Kitchener-Waterloo:

Sarnia:

Sudbury:

Timmins:

Windsor:

 

 

Employment-related Programs and Services

This fully subsidized, multidimensional, and bilingual accelerated training program meets the needs of the Canadian labour market for internationally educated French-speaking professionals.

This program allows you to:

  • Gain added value by preparing for a professional Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Develop your communication skills in English
  • Gain an understanding of the Canadian culture in a professional context
  • Gain work experience in Canada through an internship

For more information:

https://www.collegeboreal.ca/en/bridging-program-supplychain

This service supports you in your professional reorientation, to find a new career in Canada. A one-on-one consultation allows you to explore new employment and career opportunities based on your transferable skills and interests.

The program is associated with the Socio-Economic Integration Planning Service.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Be 18 years or older

For more information:

Chatham:

Windsor:

 

 

This free program allows you to:

  • Develop your workplace communication skills
  • Benefit from tools and guidance to find new job opportunities
  • Gain a Canadian work experience during your 5-week placement

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Have international work experience, education, or training
  • Have an intermediate language proficiency level of CLB 6+ in English

For more information:

London:

 

 

This service offers support towards professional integration by finding you a work placement, work experience and/or volunteer experience relevant to your career plan. 

The program is associated with the Socio-Economic Integration Planning Service.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Be 18 years or older

For more information:

Chatham:

Hamilton:

London:

Kitchener-Waterloo:

Sarnia:

Windsor:

 

This fully online bilingual program offered online across Ontario, supports bilingual Francophone internationally trained professionals in securing in-demand jobs in the financial services sector. Participants learn a full range of workplaces and job-seeking skills that accelerate their professional integration.

We offer a free English preparatory course, focused on the financial sector, for interested clients who would like to improve their English before joining the program (have a CLB level of 5-6 in English).

For more information:

www.accesemployment.ca/programs/bridging-and-sector-specific-programs/financial-services-connections-en-francais

 

Language Courses

These English courses cover the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) levels 0 to 7. The levels, delivery mode and course schedule vary depending on your location.

This free program allows you to:

  • Increase your confidence while learning English to live, study and work in Canada
  • Develop your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills with qualified instructors
  • Receive support from a specialized tutor to help you progress towards your learning goals
  • Receive one-on-one guidance to set goals towards further education or a sustainable career
  • Learn with a purpose and get ready for success

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have valid proof of your Canadian language proficiency levels

You don’t already have a language assessment? Find an assessment location in Ontario!

Contact information:

Chatham:

Hamilton:

London:

Mississauga:

North York:

Sudbury:

Timmins: 

Toronto:

Windsor:

 

These French courses cover the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) levels 0 to 7. The levels, delivery mode and course schedule vary depending on your location.

This free program allows you to:

  • Learn French with qualified instructors and discover Canada’s francophone culture in an immersive environment
  • Increase your confidence while developing your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills
  • Receive support from a specialized tutor to help you progress towards your learning goals
  • Learn with a purpose and get ready for success

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have valid proof of your Canadian language proficiency levels

You don’t already have a language assessment? Find an assessment location in Ontario!

Contact information:

Barrie: 

Mississauga:

North York:

Sudbury: 

Timmins:

Toronto:

Windsor:

 

This practical and innovative English course will help you:

  • Understand the workplace culture of a specific professional or field
  • Interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients, supervisors and the public
  • Develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills

The college offers the following OSLT course:

  • Accessing the Technology Job Market
  • Entrepreneurship and Sales & Marketing
  • Health Care
  • Managing Workplace Interactions
  • Professional Managers

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Have international work experience, education, or training in the field
  • Have an intermediate language proficiency in English

Contact information:

Hamilton:

Toronto:

Windsor:

  

This free program allows you to:

  • Develop your workplace communication skills
  • Benefit from tools and guidance to find new job opportunities
  • Gain a Canadian work experience during your 5-week placement

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Have international work experience, education, or training
  • Have an intermediate language proficiency level of CLB 6+ in English

Contact information:

London:

 

This practical and innovative French course will help you:

  • Understand the workplace culture of a specific professional or field
  • Interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients, supervisors and the public
  • Develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills

The college offers the following FLAP course:

  • Working with Children and Youth

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Have international work experience, education, or training in the field
  • Have an intermediate language proficiency level of CLB 5+ in French

For more information:

Hamilton:

 

You are unable to take French or English courses due to personal obligations or geographical constraints?

This free and flexible program allows you to:

  • Develop your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in French or English
  • Take Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) levels 3 to 6 courses, depending on your schedule
  • Receive support from a specialized tutor
     

Evaluate your language proficiency level for placement in the program with the Assessment Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (Adapted LINC-CLIC adapté).
Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a minimum language proficiency level of CLB 2 in French or English

For more information:

lang.adapte@collegeboreal.ca / 1.800.361.6673, ext. 7315

 

Language Assessment Centres

Our evaluators, certified by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks, offer language assessments for placement in the Adapted LINC-CLIC adapté program.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident, convention refugee or protected person, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada; live in Ontario
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a minimum language proficiency level of CLB 2 in French or English

For more information:

 

The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) is an English exam. The CELPIP is a test recognized by the federal government for immigration procedures : becoming a permanent resident or Canadian citizen. The exam is also recognized by professional association, postsecondary institutions and employers for educational and career plans.

For more information:

https://www.celpip.ca/

Barrie:

The Test d’évaluation du français (TEF) is an international benchmark test created by the Chamber of Commerce of the Paris-Île-de-France region that measures an individual’s level of knowledge and proficiency in French.

TEF Canada is a test recognized by Immigration, Refugees and Immigration Canada (IRCC) for individuals who wish to obtain a certification of their French language skills as part of an immigration dossier or an application for Canadian Citizenship.

For more information:

https://www.collegeboreal.ca/test-devaluation-de-francais-tef

Toronto:

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