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Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT) Programs

Sheridan's OSLT Programs is a FREE work-oriented language and communication skills course for newcomers to Canada.

If you are internationally trained and experiencing communication barriers to finding appropriate work in Canada then OSLT can help you improve your employability by improving your workplace communication skills within your specific profession.

Our OSLT Program provides:

  • Workplace communication skills specific to your field of study
  • Understanding of workplace culture in Ontario
  • Communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a variety of people in the workplace
  • Develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building skills

Upcoming OSLT Programs*

OSLT Business: Professional Managers
Trafalgar Campus in Oakville

January 7, 2019 to March 31, 2019       
and Wednesdays (in-class) from 6:30pm-10:00pm   
Approximately 5 hours of online per week

OSLT Business: Professional Managers 
Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga
January 8, 2019 to March 31, 2019 
Tuesdays and Thursdays (in-class) from 6:30pm-10:00pm
Approximately 5 hours of online per week

OSLT Business: Online Writing 

       January 14, 2019 to March 31, 2019                
        Approximately 4 hours of online per week

*Dates, times, locations and sector programs 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 also be eligible for our LINC or ELT programs.

    How to Apply

     Attend one of our 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
    Or send us a copy of your Resume by email so that we can assess your eligibility and someone will contact you to discuss your options or next steps.



      Contact Us

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

      Sheridan's Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT) program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).