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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 Health Sciences
Davis Campus in Brampton
September 12, 2017 to December 24, 2017       
Tuesdays and Thursdays (in-class) from 6:30pm-10:00pm   
Approximately 5 hours of online per week

OSLT Business: Accounting & Finance
Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga
September 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017  
Mondays and Wednesdays (in-class) from 6:30pm-10:00pm 
Approximately 5 hours of online per week 


OSLT Business: Project Management
Trafalgar Campus in Oakville
September 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017  
Mondays and Wednesdays (in-class) from 6:30pm-10:00pm 
Approximately 5 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 be eligible for LINC or ELT 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: 905-459-7533, 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).

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