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Enhanced Language Training (ELT) Pathways Program

Sheridan’s ELT Pathways program is FREE for newcomers to Canada preparing to find employment.

At Sheridan, we call the Enhanced Language Training Pathways program "ELT Pathways" because it provides a pathway to employment in your field.
If you are internationally trained and experiencing barriers to finding appropriate work in Canada, then ELT Pathways can help you find a job that matches your skills.

Our ELT Pathways program provides:

  • Language in the workplace
  • Understanding of Canadian workplace culture
  • Enhancement of workplace essential skills
  • Career exploration, job search and employment preparation

Upcoming ELT Pathways Program*

ELT Pathways is a full-time, 12-week in-class program offered only in Oakville:

Trafalgar Campus in Oakville
September 11, 2017 to December 1, 2017
Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 3:00 pm


Next scheduled deliveries for ELT Pathways will start in September 2017 and January 2018.

*Dates, times and locations are subject to change

Program Eligibility

To be eligible, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Canadian status is one of the following: 
    • A Permanent Resident
    • A Convention Refugee (Notice of Decision)
    • Government Assisted Refugee (GAR)
    • Privately Sponsored Refugee (PSR) 
  • Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) scores of 6
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma 
  • Relevant work experience

If you are a newcomer to Canada, you may be eligible for LINC or OSLT programs.

How to Apply

Attend one of our Information Sessions. Have the following documents ready:
  • Proof of Canadian status (e.g. Permanent Resident Card, Notice of Decision, Photo ID, etc.)
  • Resume
  • Educational documents

Contact Us

Email: newcomers@sheridancollege.ca
Phone: 905-845-9430 or 905-459-7533, Ext. 8101


Sheridan's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) Pathways program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). 

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