You can enroll in English classes at the IWC if you are a Permanent resident, and 18 years or older. Please note that Canadian Citizens are not eligible. Before you can register, you must complete a language assessment at the Assessment Centre, 25 Main St.W. Assessments are provided to help newcomers determine their existing level of language proficiency.
[STEP 1] : COMPLETE AN ASSESSMENT
To register for our English Classes, a free language assessment must be completed to determine your Canadian Language Benchmark. This can be done at YMCA CLARS Language Assessment Centres in Hamilton.
To book an appointment call:
25 Main Street West (Near the MacNab St Bus terminal) 905.526.8452
211 Centennial Parkway N (at Barton St.) 905-662-9400
[STEP 2] : REGISTER FOR AN ENGLISH PROGRAM
[ 1 ] GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
Your Identification (Permanent Resident Card or Government Issues of Proof of Status for those that do not have a Permanent Resident Card)
Your Canadian Language Benchmark Report
Your Green Referral Sheet from your assessment centre or school
[ 2 ] To REGISTER FOR LINC CLASSES at the IWC, you can:
Register in person at one of our sites, or
Register by telephone by calling one of the Site Coordinators, or