Fanshawe College is highly experienced in meeting the language needs of Newcomers and has a strong track record in designing and delivering Occupation-specific Language Training (OSLT). Newcomers to Canada often encounter barriers to employment. These barriers are well-documented and include lack of Canadian work experience, language barriers, differences in workplace culture, difficulties in obtaining recognition for foreign qualifications and international experience, discrimination and lack of workplace integration and diversity programs. Funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and in partnership with Colleges Ontario, Fanshawe College continues to provide information on pathways to employment and further education and training.

Pursue FREE workplace language training that will help to:

  • communicate better with supervisors, colleagues and clients;
  • understand your sector and occupation in Canada;
  • understand Canadian workplace culture in your field; and
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and job-search communication skills.

Workplace Communication Skills for Health Sciences (EASL-1012)

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • understand health care workplaces in Ontario such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes;
  • interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients and supervisors;
  • network and connect with local employers, industry associations and employment resources;
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in health care settings such as: clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, community agencies, medical offices, residences.

Workplace Communication Skills for Professional Management (EASL-1026) Blended

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • address the language and communication skills needed to gather and share information with staff, colleagues and upper levels of management;
  • communicate in one-on-one interactions, in meetings and through email with staff, colleagues and upper levels of management; give presentations appropriate for managers;
  • manage challenging interactions with staff, colleagues and upper levels of management;
  • examine the socio-cultural aspects of communication and the impact of culture on workplace communication as managers in Ontario;
  • Note: Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of level 7-8 is required for this course.

Workplace Communication Skills for Business (EASL-1025)

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • understand business workplaces in Ontario;
  • interact effectively with clients, colleagues and business associates;
  • network and connect with local employers and employment resources;
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in a variety of business settings;
  • acquire the language and communication skills needed to find and share information with others.

Workplace Communication Skills for Technology (EASL-1024) Blended

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • understand business workplaces in Ontario;
  • interact effectively with clients, team members, colleagues and suppliers;
  • network and connect with local employers and employment resources;
  • acquire the language and communication skills needed to obtain information about projects, processes, procedures and specifications;

Workplace Communication Skills for Project Management (EASL-1027)

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • understand the language and socio-cultural communication requirements of project management occupations;
  • manage interactions with clients, colleagues and business associates;
  • network effectively and undertake employment and work-relate interviews;
  • acquire the language and communication skills needed to find and share information with others.

Admission requirements:

  • Education, training or experience in the Health, Business, Technology or Project Management sector;
  • Canadian Language Benchmark of level 6 or higher;
  • Must be IRCC eligible as Permanent Resident or Protected Persons

Please contact OSLT@fanshawec.ca or 519-452-4430 x6501 or 431 Richmond Street (2nd floor, entrance off Carling), London, ON for more information or to apply.

Funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.