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We have two English Language Learning Opportunities for you.

LITERACY FOUNDATIONS AND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION FOR NEWCOMERS TO CANADA (LINC)

Literacy Foundations classes are TUITION-FREE for all students who:


- Are 17 years of age or older*
- Are resident in B.C.
- Are Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Refugees (including GAR), or have a valid Work Permit
*Students attending secondary schools can also take Literacy Foundations courses.

International Students may take Literacy Foundations classes for a fee.

Click here for more information about Literacy Foundations and how to register.

Foundations Assessment & Registration Information:

New students (or students who have not taken a class with us for a year or more):
Our Foundations Assessment & Registration evenings are held at Montgomery Centre (Click for map)
Please arrive at Montgomery Centre as early as 3:30 p.m. but no later than 5:45 p.m. to start the student profile creation process.
Wednesday, August 29th
Thursday, August 30th
Wednesday, September 5th
Thursday, September 6th
Then every Thursday* until May9th
*Not during Winter or Spring Breaks

BEFORE ARRIVING
All students need a student profile with us beofre being assessed or registering for a course.  A student profile can be created online BEFORE coming to the Foundations Assessment & Registration Evening.  Click here to create your own student profile.

Click here for more information about Literacy Foundations and how to register.
 

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN STUDENT PROFILE you must bring the following documentation to have an account created:

Photo Identification (BC Driver's License, BCID, BC Services Card, or Canadian Passport)

Proof of Citizenship or Immigration Status in Canada (Canadian Birth Certificate, Passport, Citizenship Card, Work/Study Permit, Refugee documents, Indian Status Card)

Proof of Current BC Residency/Address (TWO of BC Driver's License, BCID, Income Tax Statement, Tenancy Agreement, Mortgage/Property Purchase Documents, Utility Bills, etc.)

Students under 19 years of age MUST have a parent's documentation in order to create a student profile.

Click here for more information about Literacy Foundations and how to register.

FEES

Foundations Assessment:  $35 payable by cash, debit card or credit card.

Document Review:  Students who have an assessment or report card from a recognized educational institution  (including LINC students) may not require an assessment.  A $15 is required to have external documents reviewed.


 

Are You A Newcomer to Canada? LINC might be for you!

What are LINC Classes?

LINC classes will help you improve your English skills. 

You will also learn about Canadian laws, health care, Canadian society, the job market and many other things that are important for a successful life in Canada.

In upper LINC levels you will become more prepared to qualify for training or employment.  To work in Canada, you may need to take classes beyond LINC in order to work in your particular field.

Students who complete LINC 8 may wish to take high school credit classes or Business, Careers & Job Skills classes.

Click here for more information about our LINC classes and how to register.

Who Can Take LINC Classes?

Newcomers to Canada 17 years or age or older and approved for permanent residence.  All LINC classes are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Click here for more information about our LINC classes and how to register.

How do I Apply?

Please call the Surrey or Vancouver Test Centre or pick up an application form from Montgomery Centre.  Click for map.

Click here for more information about our LINC classes and how to register.

Free Childminding

Daytime LINC classes at Montgomery Centre and Vanier Centre offer free high quality child minding for children 2 - 5 years of age.  Space is limited.

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Class Locations & Registration Times

Montgomery Centre and Vanier Centre:

Tuesdays and Thurdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Please call 604.936.4261 for more information.