Centre for Newcomer Integration

Thompson Language Training Centre

RRC Polytech’s Language Training Centre in Thompson provides free English classes for permanent residents and refugees for everyday life in Canada, finding employment or accessing academic programs.

Contact Us

Phone: 204-793-1104
Email: eal@rrc.ca

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 9am – 4pm

Program Session Dates

  • Fall: August 28 to December 8, 2023
  • Winter: January 2 to April 19, 2024
  • Spring: April 29 to June 21, 2024
  • Summer: July 2 to August 9, 2024


The English classes are free for permanent residents and refugees. Classes are funded by the Government of Canada through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

LINC Certificate

LINC certificates are given with student progress reports, and can be used for proof of language for Canadian citizenship.

Registration and Placement Test

Please contact us at 204-793-1104 or email eal@rrc.ca to register for our English classes.

Note: Classes, levels and times are subject to change without prior notice.

To register for your language assessment test, please contact WELARC at info@welarc.net.

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.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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