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Language and Skills Training


To assist and support immigrants by offering full-time, part-time, and evening language classes to empower and encourage them to integrate into Canadian society.

Our language program is designed to help newcomers learn about the many different aspects of living and working in Canada by developing their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes

  • Free English classes are offered at different level: Pre-CLB (literacy) to CLB 6
  • Services (CNC) and transportation subsidies are available for eligible students.
  • These services are available for enrolment year-round.
  • LINC certificate can be obtained for Canadian citizenship purposes once a student attends CLB 4 or above classes for a certain amount of time.
  • Eligibility


  • Services are available to landed immigrants and convention refugees and
  • Students must be at least 18 years old.
  • Support Services

    Support Services

  • Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) and transportation assistance are available to eligible LINC students.
  • CNC is available at TCCSA York Centre for children ages 19 months to 6 years old.
  • How to Register for Classes

    How to Register for Classes

  • Take a free language assessment test to find out which level is right for you.
  • Contact one of our locations to find out more information about the language assessment test and register for our LINC program.
    • Toronto Centre (416) 977-4026
    • York Centre (905) 948-1671
    • Scarborough Centre (416) 502-9500
    • Peel Centre (905) 615-9500
  • If you have already taken a language assessment within the past two years, you can register for our LINC classes at any time.
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    Please contact us by using our live chat service.

    During the live chat hours (Monday to Friday: 10am to 12:30pm), we have a live TCCSA representative to answer your questions in real-time.


    After live chat hours or during the holiday, you can send us your questions through live chat and you will receive our response from the email you provided.

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