We help you achieve your language education goals

By helping you understand what you can do in English.

The Only CLB Testing Centre in Halifax and Across Nova Scotia

"Learn English Nova Scotia" administers a number of CLB-based tests to help you achieve your language education goals.

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Language Education Counselling

Get access to free* English language programs, courses, and training activities across Nova Scotia.

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For Test Takers

Apply for your free* assessment today and get recognized for your proof of language proficiency.
* Assessments are free for eligible immigrants only. Check our FAQ section to find out on your eligibility.

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About Us

Learn English Nova Scotia* helps you understand what you can do in English. We administer a number of official English language assessments and connect you with up-to-date information about English language classes in your area and programs available online.
* Also operating as Language Assessments Services of Nova Scotia (LASNS).
LASNS is a licensed Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) language assessment and Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) testing centre.

How we can help you:

English language tests

Take a Language Test

Do you want to know what you can do in English in listening, speaking, reading, and writing?

Taking an assessment will help you understand where your current skills are scored on the official benchmark. Apply for an assessment online and take the first step towards achieving your language education goals!

Apply for a Language Assessment
Language Education Counselling

Improve your English skills

Do you need to know more about language training, courses, counselling, and programs available to you in your town, across Nova Scotia, or online?

We're proud to partner with leading organizations across Nova Scotia to help you access the resources you need to reach your goals.

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CLBPT AND CELBAN

Get proof of your English proficiency for work or school

Do you need proof of your English language proficiency for your school, employer, or Canadian nursing regulators?

Licensed as an official testing centre for CLB and CELBAN assessments, we're happy to help you acquire your credentials.

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Friendly staff and the support
you need to get started in Canada. 

Do you:

  • Want to learn or improve your English and/or French?

  • Plan to move to Canada?

  • Want to learn more about Canadian culture?

  • Need employment?

We can help. Schedule your free appointment now:

Apply for a Free* Assessment

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Also operating as: Language Assessment Services of NS

Remote Assessments

Take the CLBPT online at a proctor site in your area.
 
Remote assessments are made available through support from our partner organizations across Nova Scotia.

What are remote assessments?

You don't have to be in Halifax to take the CLBPT. We partner with organizations across Nova Scotia so that you can enroll and complete the test online at a proctor site in your area.

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We are currently growing our network of proctor sites and partners. If your organization is looking to promote programs and services to immigrants, we'd love to collaborate together. Please see below for more details.

Our partners

12+

Proctor sites across Nova Scotia

17+

Trained proctors and partner organizations

22+

Remote assessments completed

  • NSCC Yarmouth
  • IWK Library, Yarmouth
  • NSCC Middleton
  • Maggie’s Place Family Resource Center, Amherst
  • People's Place Library, Antigonish
  • LENS, Halifax
  • ISANS, Halifax
  • Annapolis Royal Library, Cornwallis
  • YREACH, Port Hawkesbury
  • Richmond County Literacy Network, St. Peter's, Cape Breton
  • Acadia University, Wolfville
  • Valley Community Learning Association, Kentville
  • NSCC Bridgewater
  • Nova Scotia Works

For Test Takers:

Apply for a free* assessment

You don't have to be in Halifax to take the CLBPT. We partner with organizations across Nova Scotia so that you can enroll and complete the test online at a proctor site in your area.

Have a language assessment and find out the best path for you!
Apply Now
* Assessments are free for eligible immigrants only. Check our FAQ section to find out on your eligibility.

For Organizations:

Promote your programs and services

The CLBPT Remote Project is designed to lower barriers and increase access to language programs in the community by offering streamlined, fast language assessment to immigrants residing in rural Nova Scotia.

We're always looking to increase our network of proctor sites for organizations who are interested to get involved. The benefits:

Promote your programs and services to local immigrants
Create greater awareness and increase engagement
Easy to set up
The CLBPT Remote Project is funded by the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration. Contact us to learn how you can get involved.