Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) is an English language training program funded by funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. The Centre for Education & Training’s LINC Home Study provides free distance education for eligible newcomers to Canada who cannot attend LINC classes in person.

Learn About English Home Study

FREE English Home Study program

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) is an English language training program funded by funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

The Centre for Education & Training’s LINC Home Study provides free distance education for eligible newcomers to Canada who cannot attend LINC classes in person.
You may choose between online (computer with internet access) or correspondence (books and CDs) learning options and study independently from your home. TESL-certified instructors conduct weekly one-on-one lessons using telephone or VoIP. Students complete assignments and receive on-going support and feedback on progress.

Find out if you qualify

To be referred to the LINC Home Study Canada program, you must book an appointment at a Kamloops Immigrant Services which is a recognized Language Assessment Centre to test your English language skills and confirm your eligibility.

Other requirements:

  • Permanent resident of Canada or Convention refugee
  • Resident of Canada
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 3 for listening and speaking and 2 for reading and writing
  • Unable to attend LINC classes in person*
    * You cannot attend another government funded ESL program (ESL, LINC, ELT, OSLT, Citizenship, etc.) at the same time as LINC Home Study Canada
    After your referral, LINC Home Study Canada will gather information to complete your registration. You will be placed on a wait list until space is available. Your instructor will contact you by phone or email when it is time to start the program.


For more information please contact LINC Home Study – Canada: 1-800-668-1179 ext. 1294
lincndhelp@linchomestudy.ca
www.linchsnational.ca