Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Training Group > Employment Services & Career Development > Internationally Trained Professionals > Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants - Health
Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants - Health is for newcomers living in any British Columbia community with training and skills as a Nurse (RN/LPN/RPN), Physician (General Practitioner or Specialist), Sonographer or Health Care Assistant (HCA). Working one-to-one with knowledgeable career coaches, you will gain valuable resources needed to assist in launching your career in Canada’s health care system.
The program is free for internationally-trained healthcare professionals who:
*Applicants 19 - 30 years of age or under, may apply with 1 year of international work experience in their regulated profession
Note: Newcomers with a background in other occupations other than healthcare should proceed to Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Tri Cities
To apply you must:
International Medical Graduates - completed their credential source verification with Medical Council of Canada (via physiciansapply.ca) and have written one of the licensing examinations.
Internationally Educated Nurses (RN/LPN/RPN) - started the application process with National Nursing Assessment Services (NNAS).
Internationally Trained Sonographers - started the application process with Sonography Canada.
Internationally Trained Health Care Assistants (HCA) – started application process with BC Care Aide and Health Worker Registry or submitted an application to a recognized HCA program in BC.
Complete and submit the online application form.
Once we have received your application we will contact you by phone and/or email to discuss your background, career goals, and eligibility.
Eligible candidates will be invited to attend an Information Session to learn more about the specific program details.