Kamloops Immigrant Services
Profile of Career College/Trade School
Kamloops Immigrant Services was formed in 1982 as the Kamloops Cariboo Regional Immigrant Society. It was renamed as KIS in 1985. It was accredited by the Private Post Secondary Education Commission in the year 2000.
The Kamloops Immigrant Services respond to the needs of immigrant, first-generation Canadians and newcomers. KIS aims to deliver programs and activities that are designed to help immigrants, minorities, first-generation Canadians and their families become full and equal members of Canadian society. It has the distinction of being a PCTIA-accredited ESL institution.
The KIS offers Settlement and Adaptation programs, Diversity Education Programs, Employment Assistance Services, and English Classes. it offers community-bridging services such as Adult & Family Bridging Cultures, and Youth Bridging Cultures. The community bridging programs are designed to help immigrants understand better the Canadian way of life and help them become part of Canadian society.
The KIS offers ESL and ELSA [English Language Service for Adults]. These classes are taught by qualified instructors who are university graduates with TESL certification. These classes are bound to be interesting because students from all over the world attend them. These programs are designed to help immigrants become part of Canadian society. The classes are conducted all year round and are offered in the morning, afternoon, or evening. Full-time classes consist of 25 hours a week, and part-time classes consist of 9 to 15 hours a week.
Key School Links
Diversity Education Programs
English Language Services for Adults (ELSA) - Settlement and Adaptation Program
Information and Support Services - Settlement and Adaptation Program
Computer Networking and Internet Security
Diver and Diving
ESL and TOEFL
Writing and Language Studies
- Kamloops Immigrant Services