Workplace Communication

Workplace Communication

Important update:  The April 7th Workplace Communication course is to be rescheduled. Please contact lifelonglearning@mitt.ca if you would  like to be notified of future course dates.  


This non-credit, part-time course focuses on the communication skills that are necessary to be successful in the Canadian workplace. You will gain confidence in listening, speaking and business writing while using diplomatic language. An experienced and certified English as an Additional Language instructor will provide you feedback on assignments such as tests, presentations, and classroom activities.  Collaborate with your new peers as you acquire the language skills that are required communicate effectively with your current or future co-workers and supervisors.

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At A Glance

  • Duration
    40 hours
  • work practicum
  • apprenticeship
  • Tuition Fees
  • books
  • additional supplies
  • additional student fees
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.

Learning Outcomes: 

This 40 hour course will prepare you to:

  • Develop skills for speaking and listening in the workplace
  • Expand professionally appropriate vocabulary, phrases and expressions
  • Understand the underlying tone and nuances that occur in emails and when speaking to co-workers/supervisors
  • Create grammatically correct emails and other written communication
  • Practice effective reading strategies

Further Benefits: 

  • Work - life balance while studying part-time
  • Students who pass receive a letter of participation and written feedback from the instructor
  • Materials and resources are provided by the instructor
Continuous Program Improvement

MITT continuously reviews and improves programs to maintain relevance in the workplace and effective learning experiences for all students. Although the institution strives to have the website reflect the most current version of all programs, MITT reserves the right to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet industry and accreditation requirements. As a result, course information and learning outcomes may be adjusted prior to the scheduled course start date.

COVID-19 Response

Due to the challenges raised by COVID-19, MITT reserves the right to alter course delivery methods and/or program durations. Course deliveries may require increased percentages of online/distance learning components, alternatives to work practicums, and extended program durations to accommodate physical distancing and work practicum placement restrictions. MITT will be providing an exceptional level of enhanced student and program supports to ensure this modified program experience continues to meet all required learning outcomes for your program.

Entrance requirements

English Proficiency:

To get the most benefit from this course, students should have an intermediate level of English, preferably 5.5 IELTS or higher.  An informal assessment is available upon request. Please contact lifelonglearning@mitt.ca at least 3 weeks prior to course start date for more information.

Note for Non-Residents:

Taking part-time non-credit courses at MITT does not guarantee  approval for a study permit in Canada. Visit this IRCC website for more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/study-permit.html


Start dates

Start Date: April 7, 2020  TBD

End Date: June 11, 2020 TBD

Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday evenings  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 130 Henlow Bay map

Registration Deadline: March 31, 2020 TBD

Tuition: $350.00

Did you know? You may be eligible for the federal Canada Training Credit to assist with course fees.

For more information, visit the Government of Canada website here or consult a financial advisor.



Technology requirements:

  • Smartphone (please bring to class)
  • Access to a computer with Internet and MS Word (homework)  

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