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Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Sheridan's LINC Program is a FREE language instruction program for newcomers to Canada.

Our LINC program provides:

  • An academic approach and standard suited to internationally trained professionals
  • A dedicated language lab with Internet access and ESL software
  • Separate skills for each CLB (Listening/Speaking focus and Reading/Writing focus) 
  • Skill development focusing on either listening, speaking and grammar and/or reading, writing and grammar
  • Access to Sheridan services including academic and career advisement, and library access 

Sheridan's LINC Program Offers:

  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) from 3 to 8
  • Programming during the day and part-time courses in the evening
  • Training to develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and knowledge of English grammar

Upcoming LINC Programs (Daytime)*

  • Davis Campus in Brampton
    Program: CLB 4/3, 5/4 & 6/5 
    May 6, 2019 to August 16, 2019
    Monday to Friday
    9:15 am to 1:45 pm

  • Trafalgar Campus in Oakville
    Program: CLB 6/5, 7/6 & 8/7
    May 6, 2019 to August 16, 2019
    Monday to Friday
    9:15 am to 1:45 pm
  • Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga
    Program: CLB 5/4, 6/5, 7/6 & 8/7
    May 6, 2019 to August 16, 2019
    Monday to Friday
    9:15 am to 1:45 pm

New program delivery intakes usually occur every January, May & September

*Dates, times, locations and levels subject to change


Program Eligibility

LINC is FREE of charge if you are:

  • A Permanent Resident or
  • A Convention Refugee (Notice of Decision) or
  • Government Assisted Refugee (GAR) or
  • Privately Sponsored Refugee (PSR)
If you are a Canadian citizen, you may want to apply to our ESL program

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


How to Apply

Attend one of our weekly Information Sessions:
  • Davis Campus (Brampton) on Tuesdays at 10:30am in room B212e 
  • Trafalgar Campus (Oakville) on Wednesdays at 10:30am in room B358
  • HMC Campus (Mississauga) on Thursdays at 10:30am in room B320C


Contact Us


Phone: 905-459-7533, Ext. 8101 or 905-845-9430, Ext. 8101


Sheridan's Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). 

Funded by Immigration, Citizenship Canada