Questions about Language Classes

Frequently Asked Questions for LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) & ESL (English as a Second Language) Adult non-credit Programs

I want to join a LINC or ESL class, but I need a language assessment or to be retested.  How can I schedule a Language Assessment Test?

  • Call the Assessment Centre directly for information on scheduling an assessment at 1 855-330-8655.

I was in your LINC or ESL program a while ago, but I had to leave.  I want to join language classes again for the next session. What should I do?

  • Call the Assessment Centre at 1 855-330-8655 to check that your previous assessment is still valid.  If it is you can register for classes.  If your assessment is no longer valid you will need to schedule a new language assessment.

Will LINC & ESL classes be offered as distance learning or in person, and how do I register?

I need my Language Proficiency Certificate but your office is closed.  How can I get a copy of my certificate?

  • Our Language Offices in Whitby, Ajax Welcome Centre and Ajax Continuing Education are currently closed. Please email us at for more information on how to receive a copy of your certificate.

Do you have a class to help me prepare for writing a test like the TOEFL, CELPIP or IELTS test?

  • The CLB 6-8 Test Preparation class will help you with writing various tests.  Check our course listing for the next available class.

When can I register for the next class Citizenship Preparation Class?

  • Citizenship Preparation Classes for Newcomers to Canada are now being offered.  Visit our Ajax tab or the Citizenship tab for information on how to register.  Here are websites that can help you prepare for the Citizenship Test on your own:

Discover Canada Study Guide                  Toronto Public Library                     Richmond Public Library

At Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education Centre, we offer a wide variety of programs throughout Durham Region for students of all ages who may be interested in learning an additional language or are new to the country and require language and citizenship preparation assistance

Our programs range from:

RCT - Renewed Computer Technology

The RCT program provides low income individuals with affordable ownership of quality renewed computers.  To find out if you qualify and to apply for a desktop computer, please visit the RCTech OUTREACH website.

For help with your application, please call the RCT office at 1-866-206-0008