LINC 1 – 8

Agency: Burnaby English Language Centre

Program Description:

BELC offers Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) levels 1 to 8.

LINC courses are also designed to orient students to their communities and assist in their overall settlement in Canada. There is no cost for LINC classes. They are funded through Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

Clients are newcomers to Canada, 17 years or older, and must be approved for permanent residence

Registration Information

Registration hours are:

  • Monday / Wednesday / Friday: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Monday and Thursday: 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Students who wish to study in the LINC Program must first be tested at:

Western ESL Services
208 – 2525 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4C1
(604) 876-5756


Surrey Language Assessment Centre
202-7337 137th Street
Surrey, BC, V3W 1A4
(604) 507-4150

Start Dates / Duration

Continuous intake; classes are offered in the mornings, afternoons, full day or evenings

Program Fee: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Dana VanVeller, Registrar

Phone: (604) 433-1029

Fax: (604) 433-1339


Website: Visit


209 – 6125 Sussex Avenue
Burnaby, V5H 4G1