Georgian College

Site: Barrie Campus - Bldg F - Room F110

Service: Occupation-Specific Language Training

Description (Service) Work-oriented language courses offered for free to internationally trained newcomers (see eligibility) * OSLT helps newcomers understand workplaces in Ontario and to clearly and effectively interact with customers, suppliers, financial officers and government officials, develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills 
OSLT for Professional Managers is a course targeted to individuals who have training or experience in running their own business, sales and marketing, accounting or finance, hospitality, project management or technology 
Online courses each run for six weeks in the fall and winter, beginning at the end of September * courses include Communicating in the Technology Sector in Ontario (begins Sep 30, 2019), Managing Workplace Interactions in Ontario (begins Nov 11, 2019), Accessing the Technology Job Market in Ontario (begins Jan 6, 2020) and Writing Professionally (begins Feb 3, 2020)
Service Details
Public Comments OSLT classes are free, intermediate-level workplace communication classes that help permanent residents and protected persons develop the language skills needed to enter the workforce. The Professional Manager course is a 140-hour, blended-learning course (classroom and online.) Participants must be minimum Canadian Language Benchmark 6. Please contact or by phone at 705-728-1968, ext 5329 for more information. 
OSLT is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Hours Evenings and online, call for more information
Dates Professional Managers blended (in class and online) course:  
Oct 15, 2019 - Mar 13, 2020  
Online Courses:  
Sep 30 - Nov 9, 2019 Communicating in the Technology Sector 
Nov 11 - Dec 20, 2019 Managing Workplace Interactions in Ontario 
Jan 6 - Feb 14, 2020 Accessing the Technology Job Market in Ontario 
Feb 3 - Mar 27, 2020 Writing Professionally
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
English at an intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmarks 7 to 8) * Permanent resident or protected person
Application Call or email for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Barrie Campus - Bldg F - Room F110
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
F Bldg
1 Georgian Dr, Rm F110
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9
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Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-1968 Ext 5329
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Primary Contact Patricia Whittington, Director, Indigenous Services and Access Programs; Phone: 705-728-1968 ext 1080; Email:

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