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Project Based Language Training

Improve your job-related English language skills

Free ESL courses for skilled immigrants and refugees who meet the eligibility requirements and worked in Construction and Engineering, Health careers or any other profession or career.

Occupational English Language Training January 4 to March 31, 2016

Free ESL courses for skilled immigrants and refugees who meet the eligibility requirements and worked in following fields:

  • Course 1: Construction and Engineering
  • Course 2: Health careers
  • Course 3: Any other profession or career

You’ll learn to:

  • Communicate effectively within your career sector using a wide variety of professional and workplace communication skills
  • Discover Canadian workplace communication patterns, organizational relationships and technical terminology
  • Participate in practice workplace scenarios
  • Manage a variety of tasks and problems individually and in teams
  • Examine Canadian practices, regulations and trends in your selected profession or career
  • Establish a portfolio of skills, certificates, and experience to meet Canadian workplace expectations
  • Use appropriate research, software and internet tools
  • Use and produce applicable documents
  • Understand the significance of workplace ethics, accountability, safety and client/customer service

You'll receive, free of charge:

  • 167 hours of language training
  • CLB language assessments at the beginning and end of your course
  • All learning materials and supplies
  • Opportunities to network and meet with guest speakers and potential employers
  • Assistance of an experienced career coach
  • Monthly bus passes for January to March 2016
  • Camosun completion certificate
  • Information on other programming available

What are the eligibility requirements?

Participants must meet Citizenship and Immigration Canada eligibility requirements; that is, must be:

  • one of:
    • A Permanent Resident of Canada; or
    • Protected Person (Immigration & Refugee Protection Act (Canada), Sec. 95); or
    • A person selected, inside or outside Canada, to become a Permanent Resident (pending verifications) and who has been informed of such selection;
  • unemployed, underemployed or working in another employment sector and living in BC;
  • not be a student (High School or post-secondary)
  • have a minimum of 3 years of experience in one of the listed program areas prior to arrival in Canada
  • meet the minimum language requirements for the course. A CLB Assessment will be completed for each applicant.

Not eligible?

Camosun has other ESL courses for you. And funding is available for most students.

Call 250-370-3295 or email

When and where you start

Courses run January 4 to March 31, 2016 at Camosun College’s Lansdowne Campus with 12-15 hours of study per week. Some weekend work will also be required.

Project Based Language Training is part of the WelcomeBC umbrella of services, made possible through funding from the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

Register now

For detailed information about each course, please contact us.


Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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