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NLASS (Canada)

National Language Assessment Support Services (NLASS) provides support to all Language Assessment and Referral Centres across Canada by coordinating and providing functional guidance and training, program delivery materials and tools, and sharing information and best practices. Our ultimate objective is to ensure that newcomer clients receive accurate language assessments and referrals in accordance with the Canadian Language Benchmarks.

The Centre for Education & Training is the only provider of assessor training in CLBA, CLBLA and ELTPA. TCET has provided assessor training to new employees of Language Assessment Centres since 1996. TCET also provides recertification and recalibration.

Services

National Language Assessment Support Services is responsible for providing the following services:

  • Assessor Training
    • Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment (CLBA)
    • Canadian Language Benchmarks Literacy Assessment (CLBLA)
    • Enhanced Language Training Placement Assessment (ELTPA) (6 – 10)
  • Assessor Recertification and Recalibration
    • Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment (CLBA)
    • Enhanced Language Training Placement Assessment (ELTPA) (6 – 10)
  • Input to Guidelines for Language Assessment Centres in Canada and Updates
  • Information Resource Services for Assessors and Coordinators
  • Training and Assessment Materials
  • Distribution of CLBA/CLBLA Assessment Forms

Currently, training is available to assessors of government-funded adult ESL programs throughout the country which meet the standard requirements. In some regions, additional restrictions may apply. TCET strives to offer cost-efficient training sessions to assessors across Canada. As training requests are handled on an individual basis, the cost of training will be determined by the number of trainees attending the session and the location of the session. Please contact us for a customized quote.

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Employment Ontario
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Service Canada
Government of Saskatchewan
Region of Peel
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Toronto Employment & Social Services