Program Code: COWD 108
Credential: Certificate of Achievement
Program Length: 12 weeks
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Occupation-Specific Language Training (OSLT) is an intensive language program designed specifically to help newcomers who have educational training and/or work experience from outside Canada in a particular field. This course will provide you with the technical work-related language skills and awareness of Canadian workplace culture needed to enter and be successful in your profession in Canada.
All OSLT graduates will earn a Humber certificate.
Job-search support and mentoring opportunities are also available.
"I arrived in Canada recently and my main aim was to enter my industry of choice. This program was great to understand Canadian environment. It was also great to go ahead with job search and the mock interview is the best practice. The program encourages us to give presentations and improve our communication skills. I really recommend the program to my colleagues and any newcomers."
OSLT is a FREE language training program for newcomers to Ontario.
These courses will help you to:
These courses are for you if:
A CLB assessment that verifies a language level between 6 - 8 is required prior to admission.
You will learn about the resources that you can use to identify the requirements for working in your field in Ontario. You will start to understand Canadian workplace culture and will practice introducing yourself professionally.
Here you will practice asking questions clearly and appropriately to get the right information. You will also develop skills needed to share and present information accurately.
Practice using technology to communicate, including by telephone, email and other Internet-based communication tools.
Practice strategies for managing interactions including formal and informal interactions, dealing with workplace issues, managing situations that require assertiveness or solving conflicts.
Finally, you will prepare for Job Searches. This includes asking for references and researching networking opportunities. You will also practice examining Job ads, presenting your accomplishments, and practice your in-person and telephone interview skills.