What you’ll learn

  • How to make new friends from many different countries while learning
  • Useful and practical topics such as housing, banking and transportation
  • Confidence to express yourself in English

  • English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
  • About Canada and Canadian culture
  • How to connect with our settlement and employment services

You can join classes in Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast (Squamish) if you:

  • are a Permanent Resident (PR) and 17 years old or older
  • are a Naturalized Canadian citizen needing a minimum English level to participate in employment training programs
  • are a Temporary Foreign Worker on a pathway to permanent residency
  • have completed an assessment at a LINC Assessment Centre

To book an appointment for a language assessment:

  • Photocopy your relevant Canadian status document and complete a LINC application form.
  • Bring the form and relevant documents to our office (101- 38085 Second Avenue Squamish, BC) or call us at 604-567-4490 to schedule an appointment.

People living in Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast (Squamish), apply to:
ISSofBC LINC Program and Assessment Centre,
101 – 38085 Second Avenue Squamish, BC V8B 0C3
Tel: (604) 567-4490

Not eligible?
Check out our fee-for-service English language training programs.

CLB 7/8 Online Student

Success story

“I started the online course to learn English for my future study and professional development. I see my progress since I started this online class, and this is helping me to be more confident and positive regarding my future.”

Reasons to Study at our Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast (Squamish) LINC

  • Classes are open to Naturalized Canadian Citizens
  • Additional support for CLB 1 learners
  • Online-only CLB 4 to 8 classes for Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast (Squamish)
  • Blended online learning for CLB 4 to 6 evening class – you finish faster with an additional three hours of online learning
  • Squamish-based in-person LINC Assessment Centre and mobile assessment services for applicants in Whistler, Pemberton and Sunshine Coast

  • Friendly, highly-trained teachers with university degrees and Teaching English as a second language (TESL) qualifications
  • The latest technology for classrooms: touch-screen SMART boards, computers/laptops and language software
  • Janis’s ESL website for CLB 1 to 7 – this ISSofBC-created website allows independent language practice online
  • We are a leader in  Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA).  Know when you are ready for the next level by checking your learning in your language portfolio

Available at:

  • Squamish

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