How to Apply – Permanent Residents

Permanent Residents may be enrolled at the Language Training Centre in the English Language Learning Program (Full-Time or Part-Time), or any of the English for Specific Purposes (ESP) programs.


  • Basic to High Intermediate Level
  • CLB Stage I-II (3-7)
  • Plans to pursue educational/training opportunities and/or enter job market

All Permanent Resident applicants must first have an English language assessment from WELARC (Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre).

Please contact WELARC at 204.943.5387 or to register for your language assessment test.

Once your English language skills have been assessed, WELARC will refer you to a language program that fits your needs. If you are referred to the Language Training Centre, we will contact you about how to continue with your orientation and registration .


Programs for Permanent Residents are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)There are no tuition fees for eligible Permanent Residents of Canada. (Please note that the AEPUCE program does have a fee for materials and books.)