iCode Program

Immigrant Coding Online for Development in Employment (iCode)

Interested in working in Information Technology (IT)? Do you want to learn how to code computer languages? Are you an IT technician or a Computer Scientist looking to upgrade your professional skills, or a tech savvy person with an interest in coding? Then iCode is a great opportunity for you! This free (for those eligible) technical employment training program includes:

  1. English Language Course

Learn about IT business vocabulary, job search skills in Canada, and the Canadian workplace culture. This class component is 3 hours a week for 12 weeks.

  1. Technical Training Course

In this course, professional computer programmers will teach you to code computer languages for web and app development. This class component is 7 hours a week for 12 weeks.

  1. Practicum

After your language and technical training, you will have the opportunity to do an unpaid practicum with local employers, assisted by TIES. The practicum will give you Canadian working experience in IT and the opportunity to create professional networks! This is 20-hours a week for 12-weeks unpaid practicum.

This 6-month program will give you new skills and opportunities to improve your career path in the IT sector. The 1st Intake will learn NodeJS.


Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, and Naturalised Canadian Citizens

18+ years of age

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 4 or higher

Commitment to complete the 3-month English and technical training course and the 3-month practicum

Not receiving EI

Basic knowledge and use of keyboarding, Microsoft Office Applications, and Internet


First Intake Courses:
March 29, 2021 – June 24, 2021

First Intake Practicum:
July 2021 – October 2021 (dates will vary)

Second Intake Courses:
July 5, 2021 – October 7, 2021

Second Intake Practicum:
October 2021 – January 2022 (dates will vary)


The English language course and the Technical Training course will be delivered online.


No Registration Cost


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
(Language Training)

6:00 – 9:00PM

(Technical Training)

5:30 – 9:00PM

(Technical Training)

5:30 – 9:00PM


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