SSEAL Programs

(South Shore EAL Program)

“Welcome Newcomers to the South Shore of Nova Scotia. ACLA is proud to support the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration in ensuring you settle in our province comfortably. ACLA is here to support your English Language needs. Contact us for any questions we look forward to supporting you and your family.”
Full Time
The SSEAL Full Time program consists of 14 hours of instruction each week. Classes are held Mondays to Thursday from 9am – 12:30pm at the ACLA campus, 97 Kaulbach Street in Lunenburg.
Part Time
Students can also take advantage of the SSEAL Part Time program in Bridgewater. This is an ideal program for students who are not able to attend the Full Time program in Lunenburg.
If you are interested in registering, please send the completed Registration Form to the SSEAL Program Coordinator at
Eligibility Criteria

To check if you may be eligible for SSEAL, refer to the table below.

Eligible CategoryProof Required
Permanent Residents of CanadaPermanent Resident Card (or paper)
Protected Persons Notification letter from the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada noting their protected status is conferred
Canadian Citizens born outside CanadaCitizenship Card or Canadian Passport
Individuals Awaiting Statutory ChecksA letter from Citizenship and Immigration indicating that individuals are awaiting statutory CIC checks
Nova Scotia NomineesLetter of nomination from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration
PR Applicants with Work PermitValid temporary or post graduate work permit AND a letter from NS Office of Immigration confirming the receipt of the application, OR a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada confirming the application
To apply for a study permit you will need a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution. Atlantic Canada Language Academy is a Designated Learning Institute registered under number O19210345642
97 Kaulbach St, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
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