Georgian College

Site: Barrie - 48 Collier St

Service: Occupation-Specific Language Training

Record #: BAR2753
Last Modified: 22 May 2024
Last Full Update: 23 Aug 2023


Description (Service) OSLT classes are free, intermediate-level workplace communication classes that help permanent residents and protected persons develop the language skills needed to enter the workforce.
  • Work-oriented language courses offered for free to internationally trained newcomers (see eligibility)
  • OSLT helps newcomers understand workplaces in Ontario and to clearly and effectively interact with customers, suppliers, financial officers and government officials, develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills
  • OSLT for Professional Managers is a 140 hour online course targeted to individuals who have training or experience in running their own business, sales and marketing, accounting or finance, hospitality, project management or technology
    • participants must be minimum Canadian Language Benchmark 6
    • contact or by phone at 705-722-5168 for more information

    OSLT is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Service Details

Hours Hours
Office: will respond to inquiries via phone and email Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Classes: Weekday evenings, Saturday mornings, online, email or call for more information

See website for upcoming classes, call or email for information
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; Wellington County
  • Ages: 18 year(s) and up
  • Permanent resident, protected person or Ukrainian temporary residents and their dependents
  • English at an intermediate level (Must have achieved a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 6 to 8 no more than two years prior to registering for OSLT courses, free CLB assessment available)
Application Email or call for more information
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location 48 Collier St.
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
48 Collier St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Collier St and Owen St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-722-5168
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Primary Contact Melissa Fletcher, Newcomer Employment Services Coordinator; Phone: 249-388-2141; Email:

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