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Internationally Trained Professionals


Your Career in Canada Starts Here

Are you an internationally trained professional ready to launch your Canadian career? The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants employment program gives eligible participants the career coaching and resources they need to gain employment in their field of training and expertise.

Participants receive:

  • Coaching on licensing and regulatory requirements for their profession
  • A designated Career Coach for assistance and job search support
  • Funding towards a professional designation, English upgrading or short-term training

The program is free for internationally trained professionals who meet ALL eligibility requirements.

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants offers 3 program options:

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants - Health | For Nurses, Physicians, Sonographers, and HealthCare Assistants living in any British Columbia community

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Tri-Cities | For professionals from other occupations who reside in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows.

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants - Health Care Assistant | For 

Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) who are looking to pursue BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker (BCCAHW) registration and employment as they continue on their pathway to nursing.

Information Sessions

Please contact 604-588-7772 or email about upcoming Information Sessions.