ISANS offers many different on-site learning opportunities for Nova Scotia immigrants. Through these programs, we provide an introduction to living in Canada, classes and workshops for immigrants with basic and advanced English needs, as well as classes for those who need English for work or business.
Check below for upcoming classes and workshops. All programs below are available on-site at ISANS.
Can’t find what you are looking for?
- Online Learning classes and workshops
- English for Work & Business classes
- Business Development workshops
Thursday, April 27
6:00 – 8:00pm
Every business person needs to be able to present the value of their product or service in a persuasive manner. Join Christine Hamblin, Program Manager, Master of Tech Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University for this dynamic workshop…
An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2017
Starting September 2016
with ongoing enrollment
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:30 – 8:30pm
Language training for newcomers who are working or unavailable to attend classes during the day
Learn about buying a home from professionals! Join us for an information session for newcomers who are thinking about buying a home in Canada. You will hear useful information and get tips from a mortgage broker, lawyer and realtor. Come and learn about: Qualifying for a mortgage Types of mortgages Finding a home Home inspections Property taxes A lawyer’s role in purchasing a home Other costs and fees *Childcare and interpreters are not available. For more information or to register contact Ian Shepherd, Coordinator of Orientation Services firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-406-8635
An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017
Self directed study
This is a self-paced program for newcomers who want to learn and practice specific grammar topics.
May 1 – July 5
Mondays & Wednesdays
This is a course for newcomers with a speaking CLB 5-6 who want to improve their pronunciation for better communication in the workplace.
Tuesday, May 2
This session will give you an overview of networking practices in Nova Scotia. Join us to learn about…
Tuesday, May 9,
With 30 years experience as an accountant and consultant, Rod Simpson, CPA CMC brings important insights to what you should consider when setting up a business…
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 16, 2017
Fun – Hope – Self Care – Learning Come join our new group! We will talk about emotional and mental wellness during our first years of living in Halifax. This group meets to: • make friends and have fun • learn about emotional and mental wellness • learn and practice relaxation techniques • discuss issues related to our wellbeing • learn about programs and services that support our wellbeing. Please Register! Please register at our front desk, or contact Carmen Celina Moncayo at 902-406-8640 or email@example.com. Please tell us if you need interpretation and/or babysitting. Limited to 15 participants! Wednesdays, 5:00 – 7:00pm Session Dates April 26 July 5 May 10 July 19 May 24 Aug 2 June 7 Aug 16 June 21
One event on May 17, 2017 at 6:00pm
One event on June 21, 2017 at 6:00pm
One event on July 12, 2017 at 6:00pm
One event on September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm
One event on October 18, 2017 at 6:00pm
One event on November 22, 2017 at 6:00pm
One event on January 17, 2018 at 6:00pm
One event on February 21, 2018 at 6:00pm
One event on March 14, 2018 at 6:00pm
April 2017 – March 2018
The Professional Communication Workshop series is for immigrants who want to improve their language skills for employment or for self-employment…
Thursday, May 18
6:00 – 8:00pm
Do you know the necessary and best guidelines to hire and manage employees in Nova Scotia?
Wednesday, May 24
This is an orientation session for immigrant entrepreneurs designed to give you information about the skills you will need to operate a successful business in Nova Scotia.
Thursday, June 1
6:00 – 8:00 pm
In Canada, contracts describe legal obligations in business…
Tuesday, June 6
6:00 – 8:00pm
Join Rod Simpson CPA CA CMA, owner of Anfract Consulting Limited, to understand the time, energy and research necessary to successfully buy a business…
June 8 – August 6, 2017
This is an 8-week online course that helps newcomers develop, improve and practice their listening and speaking skills for different workplace situations.
June 15 – July 16, 2017
This 4-week course explores spoken professional communication through videos. The course focuses on Canadian culture and how it affects language.
July 20 – August 20, 2017
This is 4-week course explores spoken professional communication through videos. The course focuses on Canadian culture and how it affects language.