Newcomer Introduction to Classes Online (NICO)

What is NICO?

Do you want to learn how to take online classes? If you are new to e-Learning, trying it for the first time might seem intimidating. NICO is designed to help you!

The NICO program will prepare you for online classes. Online classes offer opportunities to learn English and computer skills at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home, at the times that work best for you.

NICO covers the following topics:

  • Computer skills
  • Online communication
  • Study skills
  • Vocabulary

If you are an instructor interested in offering the NICO course, please click here for the instructor page.



Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Refugees, or Protected Persons

Recommended for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 3 and up

18+ years of age


Self-directed course – Students can join anytime




No Registration Cost


You can complete the online materials anytime. The course takes about 20 hours to complete.

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