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Learn about language, skills and academic assessments used by the college to help you assess your readiness for programs. Follow the links to two recognized organizations which will assess your international credentials.

Internationally Trained Immigrant Advising

Internationally Trained Immigrant Advisors are available to help individuals who have post-secondary level education, trade certification, training or work experience in a country outside of Canada to develop education and career plans.

Internship Program

The Immigrant Internship program is a part of the New Canadian Employment Connections Project, delivered by Conestoga College in conjunction with the Immigration Partnership of Waterloo Region.

Paid internships are available for up to four months for individuals with post-secondary degree or journey person status from another country.

For more information, please contact Tina Allishaw at 519-748-5220 ext. 2587

English Language Programs

Conestoga College offers a variety of language programming to meet your needs:

Career Readiness

Whether you are a trained professional or looking for a new career direction, you will find information at the Conestoga Career Centres and employment training/retraining opportunities through the programs listed here, as well as through our regular post-secondary and apprenticeship programs.

IELTS and TOEFL Preparation

The School of Language and Communications Studies offers IELTS and TOEFL preparation classes in the evenings for those who need to prepare for the International English Language Test (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Contact Liliana Pereira at 519-748-5220 ext. 3751 for dates and registration information.

Continuing Education

Read our Continuing Education catalogue. Conestoga College offers courses in all of its disciplines through part-time studies. NOTE: The Continuing Education application process is different than the full-time application process.

Language that Works

English language coaching (one-to-one tutoring, small groups, and larger classes) and English for the Workplace are available to individuals, organizations and businesses through the Language that Works programs. Programs to suit your learning communication needs are available. Contact Liliana Pereira for more information.

Ontario Learn

OntarioLearn is a consortium of Ontario Colleges. Through the consortium, a range of courses are offered online.

Financial Information

A brief explanation of student financial services available to college students. Follow the next link to connect to the college’s main Student Financial Services information page.

Application Information

Follow this link to the Conestoga College application information page.

Registration Information

Full-time students at Conestoga College have an email account, access to a locker, the opportunity for student health insurance and many other benefits.

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