Welcome to the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks
The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is the centre of expertise in support of the national standards in English and French for describing, measuring and recognizing second language proficiency of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in Canada.
English version: Canadian Language Benchmarks
French version: Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens
The Centre promotes their recognition and use as practical, fair and reliable national standards of second language proficiency throughout Canada in educational, training, community and workplace settings.
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CCLB gratefully acknowledges funding for the development of this website from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Human Resources and Social Development Canada and the provincial Governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.