What is Occupation Specific Language Training?
OSLT is a language program delivered by Ontario colleges. OSLT is aimed at helping you develop better communication skills for the Canadian workplace.
Source: Settlement.org. (2016, January 8). What is Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT)? Retrieved from Settlement.org
Take a Course
If you would like to improve your English skills, there are several programs and courses you can take.
Skills for Change
- Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
- Enhanced Language Training (ELT)
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
COSTI offers Specialized English Instruction for Internationally Trained Individuals.
Learning English in Toronto
Click on this link and scroll down to the section called “English as a Second Language (ESL)” to find out answers to some commonly asked questions about learning English in Toronto.
Find Courses Close to You
If you would like to search for English Language classes and assessment centres on a map so that you can find one near you, click on this link:
Take OSLT Courses at a Community College in Ontario
College Ontario has a full list of OSLT courses offered at community colleges in Ontario
Other English Language Courses
Toronto District School Board
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) also offers some English Language programs and courses. To find out more about these programs, click here:
Toronto Catholic District School Board
The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) offers free ESL classes. Find out more here: