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LINC - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

Prepare for the workplace in Canada.

LINC, or Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, provides English training for adults new to Canada. Douglas College offers Workplace LINC Levels 5 and 6 at the Surrey Training Centre and the Coquitlam campus. The cost-free program is funded by Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada.

Workplace LINC 5/6

Workplace LINC 5/6 combines language instruction with classes on how to prepare for working in Canada and be a successful employee. Computer skills are also included. This popular program is for newcomers who are motivated to build up their English language skills in order to enter the labour market.

Who is eligible for LINC 5/6?

You are eligible for LINC 5/6 if you are a LINC 4/5 graduate or have received placement recommendation determined by the LINC Language Assessment Centre or a designated LINC school. If you want to take Workplace LINC 5/6, you should be intending to enter the labour market.

What training do LINC 5/6 students receive?

To improve language skills and prepare for the workplace in Canada, students receive instruction to:

  • Read and write memos, email, reports, letters and resumes
  • Use workplace vocabulary
  • Practice how to speak comfortably in front of a group
  • Learn computer skills: Introduction to Word, Excel, Internet and email
  • Talk with guest speakers who work in the community
  • Use labour market information to research their field    

 

Where are LINC 5/6 classes held?

Full-time day classes are offered at:

Surrey - Douglas College, Surrey Training Centre

10060 King George Blvd 
(Near the King George Sky Train station)

Call:  604-587-6649 

Coquitlam - Douglas College, Coquitlam Campus

Full-time day or part-time evening classes are offered at:

Room A1410 - 1250 Pinetree Way
Call:  604-777-6099

 

For general information about Workplace LINC Levels 5/6 call 604-588-7772.