Online English Classes
for Immigrants

Improve your English with FREE classes!

Boost your opportunities in Canada with specialized and convenient LINC classes (Language Instruction for Newcomers).

Eligibility: Must be permanent resident, protected person or convention refugee, 18 years or older. FREE language assessment required prior to enrollment.

Explore Your Options!

Beginner to advanced classes available. Courses are offered on a pick-and-choose basis based on your learning goals.

General English Classes

Available for a wide range of language levels. Improve your reading/writing and speaking/listening skills while simultaneously learning about Canadian workplace customs and culture.

Work and Business English Classes

Improve your English language skills quickly, all while preparing yourself to apply your new language skills in a professional Canadian work environment.

Advanced and Academic English

For more experienced English learners – join IWC Academy and improve your language and communication skills all while pursuing transferable school credit recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

What to Expect at Immigrants Working Centre

With over 30 years of experience supporting newcomer success in Canada. Our educational team works hard to ensure that our students have access to: 

Flexible Learning Options

A Supportive Safe Space

Practical, Personalized Lessons

1. Complete a free Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) assessment

This can be done in Hamilton at YMCA CLARS Language Assessment Centres .
To book an appointment call:

For other testing locations in the Greater Toronto Area visit the YMCA-GTA website.

2. Gather your documentation

Once received, gather your Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) report along with proof of status/identification (permanent resident card or refugee status card).

3. Connect with our team to register!

Get Your Tickets Today!

Join us in our mission to empower newcomers in Hamilton.