How to Immigrate to Canada Using Express Entry

Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency via the Express Entry system.
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  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 13 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

This course is designed to allow you to know with confidence that you are eligible to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency via the Express Entry System and what you will require in order to begin your application.

This course includes an overview of the Express Entry system, the eligible immigration streams, the related terminology, the required documentation for your specific type of application and how to obtain them, your required English language score and accepted tests.

By the end of this course you will know which immigration stream you fall within, what your National Occupation Code is and what the next steps are to achieving your goal of living in Canada.

This course is taught by a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC).

What are the requirements?

  • You will need access to the internet, and preferably a printer complete this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course you will know if you qualify to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency via the Express Entry System.
  • By the end of the course you will also know which immigration category you fall into and what supporting documents you will need to complete your application.
  • By the end of the course you will be familiar with Express Entry terminology and will be familiar with the overall Express Entry application process.
  • By the end of the course you will know which tests and potential credential assessments you will need to complete/obtain in order to launch your application.
  • By the end of this course you will know how to calculate your Comprehensive Ranking System Score.
  • By the end of this course you will be able to calculate the total government processing costs of your Canadian immigration application.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for those who wish to find out if they qualify to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency via the Express Entry System and want to have a comprehensive understanding of the required documents and full process from start to finish.
  • This course is designed for those who want all of the information relating to Express Entry in one place with an easy to follow layout of the system and immigration process.
  • This course is not designed for those who wish to apply for a visit visa, work permit, study permit or Permanent Residency via the Family Class.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Course Overview and Terminology
01:45

After completing this lecture you will know what steps we are going to take in assessing if you are eligible to launch an application under Express Entry.

3 pages

Do you know what an ITA, NOC Code or NOC Matrix are? After this lecture, you will.

02:20

By the end of this course you will know the basic steps to follow when applying under the Express Entry System.

Section 2: What is My Occupation Code?
Article

By the end of this lecture you will know how to access the National Occupation Classification 2011 Website.

03:48

By the end of this lecture you will know how to find your NOC Code using the National Occupational Classification 2011 website and search function.

01:29

By the end of this lecture you will know what a Lead Statement is and how to see if it fits your work experience.

01:25

By the end of this lecture you will know which Job Title you are eligible to apply under.

01:29

By the end of this lecture you will know how to assess if you have carried out the required main duties of your occupation code.

02:05

By the end of this lecture you will know how to assess if you have the required qualifications for your Occupation Code.

02:05

By the end of this lecture you will know how to find your Occupation Code on the National Occupation Code Matrix and classify your occupation accordingly as Level O,A,B,C or D.

Article

By the end of this lecture you will know how to decide which Occupation Code to apply under if you have qualifying experience in more than one occupation Code.

Section 3: Which Immigration Category do I Fall Under?
00:53

By the end of this lecture you will know which Canadian Immigration Applications you are eligible to launch under the Express Entry System.

12:25

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not you qualify as a Federal Skilled Worker and how to calculate your score for eligibility purposes.

Print the attached PDF presentation of the lecture so that you can follow along and take notes.

1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not you qualify as a Federal Skilled Tradesperson.

1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not you qualify as a member of the Canadian Experience Class.

Article

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not you qualify as a Provincial Nominee.

Section 4: Language Tests
03:00

By the end of this lecture you will know which language test is the correct one for you based on your application type and location in the world.

1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know what score you will require in order to be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency.

You can use the link provided in the External Resources section to see what scores comprise each CLB level.

Section 5: Educational Credential Assessments (ECA)
02:09

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not you need to have your Educational Credentials assessed by a Canadian body or not, and how to apply for that assessment.

Article

By the end of this lecture you will know which documents you will need to start gathering in order to order your Educational Credential Assessment, if required.

Section 6: Calculating your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score
15:42

By the end of this lecture you will know how to calculate your Human Capital Score as either a single or a married / common-law individual.

Section 7: Do you Have a Job Offer?
1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not your Canadian Job Offer will qualify you for any additional points on your application.

Section 8: Are you Inadmissible?
04:22

By the end of this lecture you will know which factors could make you inadmissible to Canada, causing your application to be rejected.

Section 9: Settlement Funds
1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know whether or not you are required to show the minimum required amount of Settlement Funds.

1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know what you can and cannot use to show your required amount of Settlement Funds.

Section 10: Required Documents
1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know which personal documents you will need to gather for your application as well as which format they need to be in.

Article

By the end of this lecture you will know which police clearances you require and how long police clearances are valid for under the Express Entry system.

Section 11: Work Experience
1 page

By the end of this lecture you will know what information needs to be included in your letters of reference from previous and current employers.

Section 12: Submitting Your Express Entry Profile
07:25

By the end of this course you will know how to create a MyCIC account and submit your Express Entry Profile. Please note that your profile will be valid for one year and can be renewed. You can also update your profile once it has been accepted if you need to (i.e you re-wrote your language test and received higher scores).


03:24

By the end of this course you will know how to create your Job Bank Job Seeker account and link it to your Express Entry Profile.

02:22

By the end of this lecture you will know where to find the latest results of the Express Entry rounds of invitation as well as the previous results.

Section 13: Government Fees
Calculating Your Government (CIC) Fees
01:36
Section 14: Processing Times
01:40

By the end of this lecture you will know where to look to find the updated processing times for applications submitted under the Express Entry System.

Section 15: Course Wrap Up
10 questions

Find out if you know the Express Entry basics!

03:48

We hope you have enjoy the course and have found yourself eligible to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency!

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Instructor Biography

Deanne Acres, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC)

Deanne is Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant and a member in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Deanne is one of only two currently active ICCRC members physically located in South Africa.

Deanne has nine years of experience in the immigration field. She is a former Border Services Officer, having worked for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) for over five years (Please note that Deanne's experience with the CBSA does not afford her any privileges/priority or influences in her dealings with any government agencies on any applications).

Originally born and raised in British Columbia Canada, Deanne is now living in Johannesburg South Africa. Deanne has gone through the immigration process herself and is able to relate to her clients on a personal level. Although based in South Africa, Deanne offers her services to clients around the world.

Deanne is also the Managing Director of Canada Abroad, an immigration company specilizing in Candian immigration applications.

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