Diversify Your Workforce

English in the Workplace Program

English in the Workplace

Assisting Employers

English in the Workplace is a free 12 week training program for immigrant employees, to help them with on-the-job language skills. Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia offers customized individual or group training, delivered at your workplace by a qualified EAL instructor. Training is done in-person or by distance. There are two 90 minute sessions per week. Distance training is delivered live over the internet, using a web-camera and software for shared audio-visuals.

English in the Workplace can help your employee with:

  • Speaking: customer service language, pronunciation, telephone English
  • Listening Skills: listening to co-workers, supervisors and customers
  • Writing: emails, reports, filling out forms
  • Reading: workplace materials, emails, reports
  • Canadian Workplace Culture
For information contact:

Julianna Sherriff
EAL Instructor, English in the Workplace


Employer or employee contacts us for English in the Workplace training

instructor conducts a needs assessment with employers and employee

program is customized to the employee's workplace needs

free training begins twice a week for 12-weeks

final evaluations are completed