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 Squamish, Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast if you:

  • are a Permanent Resident (PR) and 17 years old or older
  • are a Naturalized Canadian citizen actively seeking employment training programs
  • are a work permit holder (at least 1 year in length) who can demonstrate intention to reside in the region
  • 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.
  • Language Assessment can be completed ONLINE or IN-PERSON

People living in Squamish, Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast, 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.

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

  • Classes are open to Naturalized Canadian Citizens
  • Additional support for CLB 1 learners
  • Online-only CLB 4 to 8 classes for Squamish, Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast
  • 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 online 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
  • Whistler
  • Pemberton
  • Gibsons
  • Sechelt
  • Powell River
  • Lillooet

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