Language Courses for Newcomers

We offer FREE language training for newcomers in English or French. These courses offer basic language and employability skills to help immigrants integrate into Canadian society.

This program is financed by  


  • Permanent Resident
  • Convention Refugee or Protected Person
  • An individual in Canada whose application for Permanent Resident status is being processed in Canada and who has been informed by a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) of the initial approval of the application


  • To network and communicate with members of your community
  • To increase your chances of finding a job
  • To pursue your studies at a francophone college or university
  • To obtain proof of language skill for the Canadian citizenship application (NCLC 4 or CLB 4 or higher)


 Brochure CLIC-LINC (South region - NB)
 Brochure CLIC-LINC (North region - NB)
 Brochure CLIC-LINC (PEI)
 Brochure CLIC-LINC (NL & Labrador)


Offered across New Brunswick and in some other Atlantic Provinces. Here are the French language training services offered:

  • Literacy 
  • French Second Language (NCLC 1 to 7)
  • Enhanced French training for further studies or employment (NCLC 5+)
  • Mentoring

Continuous registration!

Offered in some regions of New Brunswick. Here are the English language training services offered:

  • Literacy 
  • English Second Language (CLB 1 to 7)
  • Enhanced English training for further studies or employment (CLB 5+)
  • Mentoring

Continuous Registration!


 Mentoring Brochure


Do you want to improve your French or English language skills related to your job? Our mentoring services will help you to: 

  • Use appropriate vocabulary related to your field of employment
  • Acquire language skills to communicate in everyday situations
  • Improve your oral and written communications in a professional context

Follow part-time training tailored to your needs and according to your schedule for FREE.

  • 2 hours per week for 10 weeks
  • Sessions in fall, winter, and spring (Places are limited!)


 Brochure - Language Skills


Are you looking for a customized course that meets your exact needs for improving your work-related language skills?

Language skills for the workplace is a set of resources and videos that provides the tools you need to:

  • Take ownership of your language learning
  • Increase your understanding of French regionalisms and improve your English
  • Develop an effective method of learning outside the classroom

The course is offered in French with the guidance of a teacher throughout your journey.

Duration: 4.5h/week
Target clientele: francophone and allophone permanent residents (NCLC 5+)


 Brochure - French for Parents


Acquire Essential French to Accompany your Children in School

Who's eligible?
Immigrants with permanent residence whose children are attending Francophone schools and daycares or in a school with a French second language immersion program

To help immigrant parents acquire basic French skills in order to accompany their children in the francophone school system

The course will take place once or twice a week

These FREE online workshops will help you improve your French second language skills.

* The CCNB Language Learning Centre reserves the right to change the dates or the times or to cancel any workshop. 



May I? Asking Permission
Part 1: November 18th, 2020 – 12:00 PM to à 1:00 PM
Part 2: November 25th, 2020 –  5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(Level: CLB 5+ / CEFR B1)

Puis-je? Demander la permission
Part 1: November 19th, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Part 2: November 26th, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(Level: NCLC 5+ / CEFR B1)

Something's Wrong? Identifying and Reporting problems
Part 1: December 2nd, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Part 2: December 9th, 2020 – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
(Level: CLB 2+ / CEFR A1)

Qu'est-ce qui ne va pas? Identifier et rapporter des problèmes
Part 1: December 3rd, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Part 2: December 10th, 2020 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Level: CLB 2+ / CEFR A1)

Follow Me! Giving Directions and Instructions
Part 1: January 13th, 2021 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM 
Part 2: February 26th – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(Level: CLB 4+ / CEFR A2)

Suivez-moi! Donner des directiveset des instructions
Part 1: January 14th, 2021 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Part 2: January 21st,  2021 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Level: CLB 4+ / CEFR A2)

What Can I Do For You? Handling Customer Complaints
Partie 1: Date to be determined
Partie 2: Date to be determined
(Level: CLB 6+ / CEFR B1)

Êtes-vous satisfait? Traiter les plaintes des clients
Partie 1: January 28th, 2021 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Partie 2: February 4th,  2021 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Level: CLB 6+ / CEFR B1)

How About That Weather? the Art of Small Talk
Part 1: March 9 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 
Part 2: March 12 – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(Level: CLB 3+ / CEFR A2)

Il fait frette? L'art du bavader de tout et de rien
Partie 1: February 11th, 2021 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Partie 2: February 18th, 2021 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Level: CLB 3+ / CEFR A2)

Who's calling please? Professional Telephone Skills
Part 1: March 16 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 
Part 2: March 19 – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(Level: CLB 3+ / CEFR A2)

Qui est à l'appareil? Compétences téléphoniques professionnelles
Part 1: February 25th, 2021 – 6:00 PM to 7:00PM
Part 2: March 4th, 2021 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Level: CLB 3+ / CEFR A2)

Take the Stage! Giving Great Presentations
Part 1: March 23 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 
Part 2: March 26 – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(Level: CLB 3+ / CEFR A2)

Prends le micro! Faire une bonne présentation
Part 1: March 11, 2021 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Part 2: March 18, 2021 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
(Level: CLB 3+ / CEFR A2)


This program is offered in partnership with the Réseau du développement économique et d'employabilité du Nouveau-Brunswick (RDÉÉÉ NB). The program "Mode d'emploi" is now available to permanent residents on a virtual basis. It aims to promote inclusion in the labour market through training focused on improving employability and a support service. This program was set up following a series of consultations that addressed the many barriers to employment faced by this target clientele.

For more information, click here