Learn English and develop
    skills for settlement

    LINC - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

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    PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

    STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
    JanEdmontonIn person
    EdmontonIn person
    EdmontonHybrid
    OnlineOnline anytime
    MayEdmontonIn person
    EdmontonIn person
    EdmontonHybrid
    OnlineOnline anytime
    Open
    Limited
    Waitlist
    Full
    Upcoming
     
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    QUICK FACTS

    Program length

    Varies

    Credential

    Completion Certificate

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    TUITION & FEES


    Canadian
    Total: $0.00

    International
    Total: $0.00

     
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    ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

    • A permanent resident
    • A CLB assessment. Applicants can be assessed at the language test centre in Edmonton:

    Language Assessment, Referral & Counselling Centre
    8212 118 Avenue NW
    Edmonton, Alberta

    Call 780.424.3545 for an appointment

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    Program Deliveries

    StartLocationDelivery
    JanuaryEdmonton
    Full-timeIn personDaytime
    Edmonton
    Part-timeIn personEvenings
    Edmonton
    Part-timeHybridAnytime
    Online
    Part-timeOnline anytime
    MayEdmonton
    Full-timeIn personDaytime
    Edmonton
    Part-timeIn personEvenings
    Edmonton
    Part-timeHybridAnytime
    Online
    Part-timeOnline anytime
    Open
    Limited
    Waitlist
    Full
    Upcoming
     
    Program Status Definitions
    Open: Program is currently accepting applications.
    Limited: Program is accepting applications and reserving seats for select student populations. Applications will be considered for a waitlist.
    Waitlist: Program is currently at capacity and accepting applications for a waitlist. If you are on the waitlist, seats often become available one week prior to the start of the term and during the first week of classes, and can be filled by students who are able to attend on short notice. Check your MyMail regularly so you don’t miss an opportunity.
    Full: Program is at capacity, and is no longer accepting applications.
    Upcoming: Program is not yet accepting applications.

    LINC – Full-time

    • CLB 0-7
    • in person
    • Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, or 12:00 – 4:00 pm, plus one hour out-of-class coursework daily
    • starts every two months

    LINC American Sign Language – Full-time

    • CLB 0-7
    • in person
    • Monday to Friday, 12:00 – 4:00 pm plus one hour out-of-class coursework daily
    • starts every two months

    LINC Volunteer – Full-time

    • minimum CLB 4 in listening/speaking
    • in person
    • Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm plus one hour out-of-class coursework daily
    • includes an eight-week volunteer placement in the community
    • September - December

    LINC Works – Full-time

    • CLB 3 and 5
    • in person
    • Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 12:00 – 4:00 pm
    • starts every four months

    Part-time evening

    • CLB 0-7
    • in person
    • Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
    • starts every two months

    Part-time hybrid

    • minimum CLB 4
    • online and in person
    • one four-hour in-person session, one ninety-minute real-time webinar, one two-hour in-person computer lab, and five-hours anytime learning
    • starts every two months

    Part-time online

    • minimum CLB 0
    • online study from home
    • two ninety-minute webinars, and three hours anytime learning
    • starts every two months

    Prep for Online Learning

    • minimum CLB 4
    • online study from home
    • 25 hours total
    • strongly recommended for students considering online or hybrid deliveries