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Learn English - Language Level Assessment
  • If you are interested in learning English and wish to join an English class, you must first have your language skills tested.
  • A certified Canadian Language Benchmark assessor will test your English skills.
  • The assessment is valid for one year  and is accepted in all LINC, ESL and ELT programs.
  • LINC assessors evaluate your language and training needs and refer you to the appropriate programs near your home according to your abilities, interests and needs.
  • If you are a Permanent Resident, Refugee Claimant or a Canadian Citizen, please call 1-855-330-8655 for a free language assessment from the Language Assessment Centre. A valid immigration document must be presented at your testing such as a PR Card, Canadian Citizenship Card, Passport or a Refugee Claimant document.
  • If you are a Visitor to Canada or on a Work Visa, for Oshawa please call 905-440-4489 to schedule a language test with one of our instructors. There will be a $45 charge for this test. For Pickering please call 905-831-3118