Directory of Educational Resources



Directory of Educational Resources
in Selected Urban Centres in Alberta

This Directory is designed to serve as a general guide to various educational programs and services in selected urban centres in Alberta. It does not endorse any of the listed programs and services.

Communication Skills for the Workplace Certificate

English as a Second Language (ESL)
Institution: University of Alberta
Minimum CLB Level: 5
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No

LINC (Morning)


Language instruction for newcomers who are not yet Canadian citizens. These part-time morning classes range from CLB 3 to CLB 6. As with all LINC, the focus of these classes is language development and settlement skills.

Institution: ASSIST Community Services Centre (South West)
Minimum CLB Level: Various Levels
Full or Part Time: Part-time

Newcomer Essential Skills Training Program

Employment Readiness

6-month program helps newcomers and immigrants to improve their essential skills: reading text, use of documents, writing, working with numbers, oral communication, thinking skills, working with others, computer use, and continuous learning.

Institution: Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN)
Minimum CLB Level: 3
Full or Part Time: Full-time
Funded: Yes

Community English Classes

Community ESL Classes

The focus of the program is conversational English but reading, vocabulary and grammar are included. There are three class levels- beginner, intermediate and advanced and men and women of all ages are welcome.  There will be lots of opportunity to practice your skills, meet others and learn about Canadian culture.  Whatever your faith or status in Canada … EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Institution: Saints Church Glastonbury
Minimum CLB Level: Various Levels
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Funded: No

Business and professional career consulting & advisory

Employment Readiness
Institution: GROW Women Leaders
Minimum CLB Level: 6
Full or Part Time: Full-time or Part-time
Funded: No

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