How to Immigrate to Canada as an Engineer in 2020.
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- The students will learn the basic of the Canadian immigration process in relation with the Express Entry system.
- The students will learn about the different Canadian immigration programs that Engineers can apply from both inside and outside of Canada.
- The students will be able to research the Canadian labor market and the different professional associations related to their field.
- The students will be able to implement job search strategies in order to increase their possibilities of getting employment from Inside of Canada or abroad.
- The students will learn about new resources of information available to them for their immigration journey.
- The students will learn about economic trends,occupational demands, foreign credential assessment and licensing processes and workplace culture.
- Initiate steps to get licensed or upgrade your skills and start your job search.
- You should be able to use a PC .You will need access to the internet and a printer.
- You will need to be able to speak English at the intermediate or Advanced level.
- You will need to have training, education and work experience as an Engineer.
This course has been developed to assist International trained engineers like you to learn how you can become eligible to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency via the Express Entry System under the different immigration programs available In Canada and what you will require in order to begin your application.
This course includes a basic overview of the Express Entry system, the different eligible immigration programs, the required language and accepted tests such as:
CELPIP: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program
IELTS: International English Language Testing System
TEF Canada: Test d’évaluation de français,
TCF Canada: Test de connaissance du français,
It also covers some resources like LinkedIn, Interviewing skills, Job search strategies and Canadian Resume templates that are designed to assist professional immigrants to navigate the Canadian labor market and secure employment.
This course is ideal for Engineers in areas such as:
NOC Code Occupation Title
0211 Engineering Managers
2131 Civil Engineers
2132 Mechanical Engineers
2133 Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2134 Chemical Engineers
2141 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers.
2142 Metallurgical Engineers.
2143 Mining Engineers.
2144 Geological Engineers
2145 Petroleum Engineers.
2146 Aerospace Engineers
2147 Computer Engineers
2148 Other Engineers
2173 Software Engineers and Designers
You're going to get over 10 hours of video lectures, access to the recommended resources our student discussion forum, and the ability to ask me any questions you may have as you progress through the course.
On top of all that, you get lifetime access.
By the end of this course, you will know some of the strategies and resources used in your immigration journey, job search in Canada and how to integrate into the Canadian labor market and start your new life in the True North.
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"This course explains the Canadian immigration process in an easy way"
This course is taught by a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC).
- For internationally trained engineers with an intermediate level of English who want to Immigrate to Canada.
- For professional Engineers such as: Engineering Managers, Civil Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Mining Engineers, Geological Engineers, Petroleum Engineers, Aerospace Engineers.
In this lecture, we will introduce the scope of the course and some information about the instructor.
Canada is known for its diversity, inclusive values and high standard of living, is internationally recognized as one of the best countries to live in.
In this lecture, we will review the main reasons why people around the world choose Canada as their destination for immigration purposes.
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In this lecture, we will learn about some interesting tools available on our Blog. These tools can help you get a better idea of how to start your immigration plan in order to move to Canada.
In Canada there are four categories of immigrants: family class (closely related persons of Canadian residents living in Canada), economic immigrants (skilled workers and business people), other (people accepted as immigrants for humanitarian or compassionate reasons) and refugees (people who are escaping persecution, torture or cruel and unusual punishment)
Most of the Canadian public, as well as the major political parties, support either sustaining or increasing the current level of immigration.
In this lecture will be examining the Canadian immigration system and the different programs available to potential Immigrants.
Express Entry manages applications for permanent residence for these programs:
Provinces and territories can also recruit candidates from the Express Entry pool through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to meet local labour market needs.
Ministerial Instructions set out the rules for the Express Entry application management system.
There are two steps to apply to the Express Entry system:
Step 1: create your Express Entry profile
Step 2: we invite the highest-ranking candidates in the pool to apply for permanent residence
You will be ranked in the Express Entry pool using a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System.
In this lecture we will review the basics of how the Express Entry Application System works and what requirements you will need to meet.
The points system for immigrants applying in the skilled worker stream was introduced in 1967 as a way to screen immigrants on merit, without discriminating based on ethnicity or nationality.
The Federal Skilled Worker Program is the most popular Canadian Immigration Program among International Trained professionals and experienced workers.
In this lecture, we will review the criteria and requirements needed to qualify and become eligible to apply under this immigration Program.
The Federal Skilled Worker program is one of three federal programs managed through Express Entry.
- You have to be eligible for one of these programs to enter the Express Entry pool.
- If CIC , it will be under the program you seem to qualify for based on your profile.
Express Entry candidates are scored using the Comprehensive Ranking System. If your skills and experience qualify you as a federal skilled worker, CIC will also assess you on six selection factors.
If you score 67 points or higher (out of 100), you may qualify to immigrate to Canada as a federal skilled worker.
If you score lower than the pass mark of 67 points, you won’t qualify to immigrate to Canada as a federal skilled worker.
On this lecture you will find the information about the Point grids for each factor.
Please check the link provided in the resources section of the lecture to access the CIC website.
Launched in January 2013, the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) helps to facilitate the
immigration of skilled tradespeople to Canada. Applicants are selected according to criteria
geared towards their reality, placing more emphasis on practical training and work experience
rather than on formal education.
Altogether, there are 43 priority occupations currently eligible for processing under the FSTP.
There is an annual cap of 3,000 applications, with sub-caps of 100 each for 17 occupations
that are considered in moderate labour market demand. There are no sub-caps on the other
26 in-demand jobs, though the overall cap of 3,000 applies.
Successful FSTP applicants must also meet admissibility requirements, including health, safety
and security assessments.
The Canadian Experience Class has been one of the most popular immigration categories since its creation. It targets international students and foreign workers that already have been living in Canada.
In this lecture, we will review the requirements of the program and how potential immigrants can benefit from this immigration category.
If you want to immigrate to Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), a Canadian province or territory has to nominate you.
The first thing you need to do is apply to the PNP in the province or territory where you want to settle. To qualify, you must have the skills, education and work experience you will need to settle in Canada and support yourself and your family.
The province or territory will let you know whether you must apply through the Express Entry system or through regular application process.
If you want to immigrate to Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), a Canadian province or territory has to nominate you.
The first thing you need to do is apply to the PNP in the province or territory where you want to settle. To qualify, you must have the skills, education and work experience you will need to settle in Canada and support yourself and your family.
The province or territory will assess if you will be able to meet their economic or labour market needs, and those of Canada. They can tell you how long it will take to process your application, your next step is to apply for permanent residence within the time period they set out. The province or territory will let you know whether you must apply through the Express Entry system or through regular application process.
In this lecture we will explore the PNP regular processing options available to International professionals.
Provinces and territories (PTs) that operate a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) can nominate candidates through the Express Entry pool, in addition to nominating foreign nationals to the existing paper-based process.
Note: Nunavut does not have a PNP and Quebec’s economic immigration programs are not managed through Express Entry.
Candidates who have a PT nomination receive an additional 600 points in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), which is usually sufficient to trigger an invitation to apply (ITA) at the next round of invitations, subject to that PT’s overall nomination space and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC's) ministerial instructions for each particular round of invitations.
In this lecture we will view some of the choices available for international Professionals with the PNP programs with Express Entry stream.
To gain a Canadian visa, you will need to demonstrate your English and/or French abilities to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
You must prove your language skills by taking an approved language test. To do this:
- schedule your test with an agency approved by IRCC and pay the costs
- enter the test results into your Express Entry profile (and the Personal Information Number, if the system asks for it)
- include the results with your application if you are invited to apply. If you don’t include it, we will not process your application.
In this lecture you will learn the available choices for language test for immigration purposes.
An Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) is used to verify that your foreign degree, diploma, certificate (or other proof of your credential) is valid and equal to a Canadian one.
If you have a Canadian degree, diploma, or certificate, you do not need to get an ECA for that credential.
The ECA report must show that your completed foreign credential (degree, diploma, or certificate) is equal to a completed Canadian secondary school (high school) or post-secondary credential.
Depending on your case, you may want to have both your secondary and post-secondary credentials assessed, and not just your highest completed foreign credential.
If you plan to work in a regulated profession, you must still get your license in the province or territory that you plan on settling in.
To conduct a code search in the NOC Web site, type the job title in the Quick Search box located at the top of the page to generate a list of possible occupations.
The complex search in the Search the NOC box located at the top of the left side menu allows a more complete search of duties, employment requirements as well as job titles.
When reviewing the potential occupations, the accompanying education, main duties and employment requirements should also correspond to the job performed.
Please see the website link in the resource section of this lecture.
The CRS is a points-based system that CIC uses to assess and score your profile and rank it in the Express Entry pool. It’s used to assess your:
- language ability
- work experience
- other factors
The CRS also gives you points for:
- Canadian degrees, diplomas or certificates
- a valid job offer
- a nomination from a province or territory
- other factors
CIC regularly send invitations to apply to the highest-ranking candidates in the pool. If you are invited, you can apply to immigrate as a permanent resident.
Comprehensive Ranking System formula
The points you get from the CRS include a core set of points up to 600 and a set of additional points of up to 600. Your total score will be out of 1,200. It is based on the four parts of the CRS formula:
Core: Up to 600 points
- Skills and experience factors
- Spouse or common-law partner factors, such as their language skills and education
- Skills transferability, including education and work experience
- Additional: Up to 600 points for:
- Canadian degrees, diplomas or certificates
- a valid job offer
- a nomination from a province or territory
- a brother or sister living in Canada who is a citizen or permanent resident
- strong French language skills
Core points + Additional points = Your total score
To come to Canada as a skilled immigrant, you must use the Express Entry system.
This process includes:
finding out if you may be eligible
creating a free online Express Entry profile.
Immigration Canada uses the information in your profile to decide if you’re eligible to immigrate to Canada. If you are, you’ll be:
placed in a pool with other candidates
ranked using several factors (skills, experience, etc.)
If you’re a top-ranked candidate CIC will send you an invitation to apply for permanent residence. You can then apply online.
Completing an online Express Entry profile or entering the pool doesn’t guarantee that CIC will invite you to apply for permanent residence.
In this lecture, we will learn important information that you need to understand before creating your profile.
In this lecture, you will learn about registering with the Job Bank by creating an account and following the next steps:
1- In the Job Bank website you will have to create a Job match Account.
2- Here's the direct link for registering for the Job Match service
3) The registration process has 4 steps: Account, Confirmation, Validation, Security Questions
Account: Enter your name, email id, desired password, etc. and proceed to the next level.
Confirmation: Check the email that you entered in the previous step for a confirmation code. Enter this code and click on continue to proceed to the next level: Validation.
Validation: you will be required to enter the 'Job Seeker Validation Code' here. Select that you are a Federal skilled program candidate (if applicable) and enter the code. Click on continue to proceed to the next level.
Security Questions: Choose and security questions and answers and complete the registration process.
4) You should receive a 'successful registration of account' email.
5) Check that MyCIC as updated your job bank status and your profile should be in the 'Open' state now.
In this lecture you will learn the requirements of an Offer of Employment and when you need to proof funds or not based on the Immigration Program that you are applying under. You will also understand what the LICOs are and how is used under the determination of your application.
What are the LICOs?
The low income cut-offs (LICOs) are income thresholds below which a family will likely devote a
larger share of its income on the necessities of food, shelter and clothing than the average family.
The approach is essentially to estimate an income threshold at which families are expected to
spend 20 percentage points more than the average family on food, shelter and clothing.
In this lecture you will be able to review the list of the different accredited Engineering Programs offered by educational institutions and universities throughout all of Canada.
In this lecture, we will explore the objectives of the Language requirements during the application process of getting a license to practice as an Engineer in Canada. You still will need to check with the provincial/territorial engineering association where you want to work to find out the recognized language of practice as well as the assessment method in that province or territory.
"Good character is a requirement of engineers in every regulator in Canada. Character is defined as the combination of qualities which distinguishes one individual from another. Good character connotes moral and ethical strength and includes traits such as integrity, candour, honesty and trustworthiness.
The evaluation of character, and the agreement of what is considered to be of good or bad character is subjective and fluid. Some behaviours and attitudes that were tolerated or even encouraged 50 years ago are no longer considered acceptable. Our evaluation of character is influenced by social mores, which vary based on culture and location, and change with time."
In this lecture, we will explore the requirements for the Good Character evaluation in the process.
In Canada, professional engineering is regulated under provincial and territorial law by the engineering regulators.
Every person who wants to become a professional engineer (P.Eng.) in Canada must pass the Professional Practice Examination.
Study materials and application instructions are available from any of Canada’s engineering associations. If you’re able, study for and complete your Professional Practice Examination while also fulfilling other steps to get your engineering licence.
In this lecture we will learn information about taking the Professional Practice Examination as well as the Guidelines and expectation on Ethics expected by the Engineering Regulators in Canada.
In this lecture, you will learn the steps required to get your credentials assessed in Canada. You will learn about the online tools you can use to create a Labor market report and understand your occupational profile. All this information will help you to take the right steps to integrate in the Canadian Labor Market.
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is empowered under the Professional Engineers Act to establish the standards for admission and to regulate the practice of engineering in the province.
The association is mandated to ensure public safety and welfare where engineering is concerned.
In addition, PEO provides leadership to the profession and promotes professional engineers’ contribution
to, and facility in, the application of science and technology to benefit humankind.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Ontario.
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) serves the Alberta public by regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience on behalf of the Government of Alberta through the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act.
APEGA's primary regulatory function is to license Members (individuals) and Permit Holders (companies) to independently practise engineering and geoscience in Alberta. Non-licensed individuals must work under the supervision of a Member.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Alberta.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Saskatchewan.
Engineers and Geo-scientists British Columbia is the business name of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-scientists of the Province of British Columbia. Engineers and Geo-scientists BC regulates and governs these professions under the authority of the Engineers and Geo-scientists Act.
The association is charged with protecting the public interest by setting and maintaining high academic, experience, and professional practice standards for all 34,000 members. Individuals licensed by Engineers and Geo-scientists BC are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geo-science projects in BC.
In this lecture, you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in British Columbia.
The Association was established on March 27, 1920 by The Engineering Profession Act to regulate the profession of engineering in Manitoba.
In 1998 the Manitoba Legislature expanded the association's mandate to regulate professional geoscientists in Manitoba with The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act.
In 2015 the Association adopted the working name of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba while retaining the legal name of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba (APEGM).
The purposes of the association are to:
- Govern and regulate the practice of professional engineering and professional geoscience in Manitoba
- Promote and increase, by all lawful means and in the public interest, the knowledge, skill, and competency of its members and students in all things relating to the professions of engineering and geoscience
- Advocate where the public interest is at risk.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Manitoba.
To obtain an engineer's permit, you must first meet certain requirements and follow a very specific process. The steps in this process differ depending on whether you earned your engineering degree in Québec, Canada or abroad.
In Québec, only members who are in good standing with the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec are legally allowed to practice the profession. To obtain an engineer’s permit, you must first meet certain requirements and follow a very specific process. The steps in this process differ depending on whether you earned your engineering degree in Québec, Canada or abroad. Would you like to know more about the conditions that must be met to join the 60,000 professionals who practice engineering in Québec?
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Quebec.
Engineers Nova Scotia is the licensing and regulatory body for over 6,500 professional engineers and engineers-in-training practicing in Nova Scotia or on Nova Scotia projects.
Under the Nova Scotia Engineering Profession Act & By-Laws applicants who want to register with Engineers Nova Scotia must meet the following criteria:
be academically qualified
have obtained sufficient acceptable engineering work experience in area of qualification
have an understanding of local practices and conditions
be competent in the English Language
be of good character, and
demonstrate an understanding of professional practice and ethics issues.
If you have a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from a university outside of Canada, you will need to apply for an assessment of your academic and experience qualifications. The Board of Examiners of Engineers Nova Scotia will review your application and determine the requirements for registration.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Nova Scotia.
An engineer or geoscientist practicing in New Brunswick is required under New Brunswick’s Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act & By Laws to be registered with Engineers and Geoscientists New Brunswick (APEGNB).
In New Brunswick, it is the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB) that has been given the authority and responsibility to regulate the practice of engineering and geoscience within the province.
- APEGNB is the only body in New Brunswick or Canada that has the authority to issue licenses to practice engineering and geoscience in New Brunswick.
- In order to obtain a license to practice, you will need to apply to APEGNB and have APEGNB evaluate your qualifications.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in New Brunswick .
Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland & Labrador (PEGNL) is an organization whose mandate is to regulate the practice of engineering and geoscience in the public interest, as outlined in the Engineers and Geoscientists Act (2008) of Newfoundland and Labrador. PEGNL exists so that there will be competent and ethical practice of engineering and geoscience in Newfoundland and Labrador, and to ensure public confidence in, sustainability, and stewardship of the professions.
To become licensed professionals, both engineers and geoscientists must meet academic requirements; pass the national professional practice and ethics examination; have obtained at least four years of relevant working experience (internship) under the supervision of a licensed professional, including at least one year of equivalent Canadian experience; and continue professional development throughout their careers. During the internship, graduates are called Geoscientists-in-Training (G.I.T.) or Engineers-in-Training (E.I.T.).
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Engineers PEI is the business name of The Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Prince Edward Island.
Engineers PEI operates under the provisions of the Engineering Profession Act, 1990, and the By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association. It has the legislated authority and responsibility to regulate the practice of engineering and to govern members, licensees, engineers-in-training and holders of certificates of authorization in accordance with the Act and By-Laws and Code of Ethics.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Prince Edward Island.
NAPEG is responsible for the licensing of professional engineers and professional geoscientists in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, the regulation of the practices of professional engineering and professional geoscience, the establishment and maintenance of standards of knowledge, skill, care and professional ethics among its registrants, in order that the interests of the public may be served and protected.
All engineers, geoscientists and firms practicing engineering and/or geoscience in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (NT/NU) are required to be licensed by NAPEG in adherence to the Acts of the NT/NU. NAPEG does not have a category of registration for a limited license or temporary license or provisional license.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in The Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Engineers Yukon is a self-governing body of Professional Engineers that regulates and governs the engineering profession in Yukon.
This is achieved by setting and maintaining high academic, experience and professional practice standards for all members.
Only individuals licensed by Engineers Yukon are permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering projects in Yukon.
In this lecture you will learn where to find the information in order to get licensed as an Engineer in Yukon.
Where is the best place to live In Canada?
One way to find out is to follow Money Sense magazine which analyzes data for 100+ communities to discover the very best places to live in Canada. This is updated once a year.
Another way is to do our own research by using tools that provide suggestions based on your occupation and Labor Market conditions.
In this lecture, we will explore both choices so you can decide on the best place for your immigration plans and your career in Canada.
Most Canadian cities offer employment opportunities in the engineering sector and the demand for each occupation varies from one province to the other and form one region to the other.When looking for jobs, broaden your geographic area to include smaller cities close to a large city.
Find out where there is demand for your engineering profession in Canada and then decide where you want to settle.
In this lecture we will review certain recommendations for getting a job in Canada.
Every year, tens of thousands of newcomers create new economic opportunities for themselves and for Canada by joining this country’s labour force.The Working in Canada Tool is a free resource provided by the Government of Canada available in French and English. The Working in Canada Tool is available at www.WorkinginCanada.gc.ca, the Government of Canada's official source of information about working in Canada.
The Working in Canada Tool helps job seekers work in Canada. After inputting a specific occupation and a location, an individual can produce a customized report containing information on job descriptions, skill requirements, wages, education programs, and job opportunities.
By researching different occupations and different locations, a job seeker can make an informed decision about where to work in Canada.
EngScape is an online portal providing information about the engineering labour market in Canada.
EngScape is a valuable tool for anyone looking for information about engineering, or attempting to navigate the world of careers in this field.
With statistics and data about employment rates, salary, post-secondary enrollment and diversity, EngScape presents this information in an accessible and easy-to-understand way, and breaks it down by engineering discipline and by province.
EngScape also profiles individual engineers, provides typical job descriptions and requirements, and a career outlook for each discipline to give visitors a true sense of the engineering profession.
Additionally, the site compiles engineering job postings from a variety of online sources, providing one-stop-shopping for anyone looking for jobs in the sector, from coast to coast to coast.
EngScape is an initiative of Engineers Canada.
In this lecture we will explore this website and how to use it in your strategy to immigrate to Canada.
A resume is a document used by job applicants to present their backgrounds and skills. Resumes can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment. The resume is usually one of the first items, along with a cover letter and sometimes an application for employment, which a potential employer sees regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview.
A resume is a marketing tool in which the content should be adapted to suit each individual job application or applications aimed at a particular industry or field. Together with a cover letter and letter of reference, constitute a fundamental part of your job search portfolio of tools.
In this lecture we will explore the importance and best practices of preparing Canadian resumes, cover letters and Reference Letters, and some templates and online tools will be provided for your study, so you can prepare the ideal Canadian Employment search Portfolio, that later you can tailor for your job applications.
Optimizing a job search helps job seekers attract prospective employers and jobs in Canada. Take advantage of tools and resources mention in this section to get more employer responses and interviews.
Pay attention to your resume and Linked In profile.The job seeker may post a resume, video, presentation, and/or link to published articles and recommendations.
In this lecture, we will learn about some recommended tools and ideas about optimizing your job search in Canada.
A job board is a website that facilitates job hunting and range from large scale generalist sites to niche job boards for job categories such as engineering, legal, insurance, social work, teaching, mobile app development as well as cross-sector categories such as green jobs, ethical jobs and seasonal jobs.
Users can typically deposit their résumés and submit them to potential employers and recruiters for review, while employers and recruiters can post job ads and search for potential employees.
In this lecture, we will review the most popular job boards used in Canada by job seekers.
LinkedIn is a business- and employment-oriented social networking service that operates via websites and mobile apps. It is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs.
LinkedIn allows members (both workers and employers) to create profiles and "connections" to each other in an online social network which may represent real-world professional relationships.
Members can invite anyone (whether an existing member or not) to become a connection.
In this lecture we will learn about this Social Media site and how to use it as part of our strategy.
What is Magnet?
Magnet is a not-for-profit social initiative co-founded in 2014 by Ryerson University and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
Using Magnet as part of your job search strategy is a most.
In this lecture we will learn about Magnet and how you can use it in your job search strategy.
The hidden job market is a term used to describe jobs that aren't posted online or advertised in any other way.This job market might be “hidden,” but it is possible for you to find out about these jobs.
Many employers choose to use the hidden job market to avoid the lengthy and expensive process of open online applications. Instead of posting a job opening, some employers will choose alternatives such as hiring internally, going through a recruiting firm, using headhunters, and relying on referrals.
In this lecture we will explore the different ways to tap the Canadian hidden job market.
An online interview is an online research method conducted using computer-mediated communication (CMC), such as instant messaging, email, or video. Online interviews require different ethical considerations, sampling and rapport than practices found in traditional face-to-face (F2F) interviews.
There's more than one kind of online interview. In addition to the live, two-way interview, which replicates the face-to-face experience on screen, some employers are also using "one way" video interviews, where job seekers are e-mailed a video link and use their webcams to record a response.
In this lecture we will review some recommendations for online interviews and some recommended resources for you to check.
Every culture is has its own norms, including workplace culture. In a Canadian workplace, communication and behaviour may be different than your previous workplaces.Expectations and roles of employees
- Be punctual (be prepared to start on time).
- Know your roles and responsibilities.
- Fulfill your duties and responsibilities.
- Work both independently and as a team member.
- Show initiative.
- Make suggestions and ask questions.
- Be able to work well with others (teamwork).
Canadian culture can be highly individualistic. Therefore, you may encounter:
- Independent decision-making rather than group consultation
- Rules and procedures that are emphasized more than relationships
- Looser and less permanent relationships between people, compared to other cultures
- Performance assessment on an individual basis, rather than as team member
- Direct praise and criticism
The Canadian approach to work and time may be unfamiliar to you. Typical Canadian attitudes toward work and time include:
- A strong division between home life and work life
- An emphasis on deadlines rather than on relationships
- An emphasis on punctuality and “getting down to business” rather than on building relationships
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In this lecture we will review the most important definitions and suggestion in learning the Canadian Workplace culture.
An Invitation to Apply (ITA) is an invitation that allows some people who submitted a profile to Express Entry to apply for permanent residence. If you accept the invitation, your application will be processed in 6 months or less.
To get an ITA, you need to:
Have a highly-ranked Express Entry profile;
Have a valid job offer; or
Have been nominated by a province or territory.
In this lecture we will learn about the second step in the Express Entry process.
If you get an ITA, you will:
Be told what skilled immigrant program you have been accepted into;
Have 90 days to apply for permanent residence; and
Need to submit all the required documents and fees to complete your application for permanent residence.
Your application will take 6 months (or less) to process if it is complete and accurate.
If your application for permanent residence is successful, you will get a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and/or a Permanent Residence Visa.
In order to prove your work experience, you would need to have copies of your
- Joining letter (Date , position , role and location,employee id, company email id )
- Letters indicating roles and responsibilities
- Financial remuneration (usually given at your joining)
- Pay slips
- If you have left the company then the experience letter indicating your duration of experience .
- Salary details - This can be verified from your salary account
Collect these documents for all the companies that you have worked for.
As these documents may be verified , you should attach all the authentic and verifiable documents.
In this lecture, we will review the requirements in relation to proving your work experience with Express Entry.
To immigrate to Canada, you and any family members 18 and older must include their police certificates as part of the application for permanent residence.
You must get one from each country or territory where you've spent six or more months in total since the age of 18.
For countries where you've lived for six months or more in total, the police certificate must be issued after the last time you lived in that country.
In some countries, it can take a long time to get police certificates. Ask for them right away, so you can submit them before your 90 days are up.
If you have a criminal record, you may not be allowed to enter or stay in Canada. People who pose a risk to Canada’s security are also not allowed to come to Canada.
In this lecture we will explore how to meet the requirements for getting a Police Certificate for Immigration Purposes.
You must have a medical exam before you apply. Your family members must also have one, even if they aren’t coming with you.
CIC won’t approve your permanent resident application if your health:
- is a danger to Canada’s public health or safety
- would cause too much demand on health or social services in Canada.
When the panel physician completes the medical exam, they will give you an:
- information printout sheet
- IMM 1017B Upfront Medical Report form
You must provide a copy of these documents when you apply online.
Don’t complete your medical exam until you get your invitation to apply. The results of your exam must be valid at the time you submit your application for permanent residence. For this reason, it is a good idea to complete the exam as close as possible to the date you submit your online application.
In this lecture we will explore the requirements to have a Medical Exam.
- fill out all mandatory form fields
- pay your fees
- include clear scans of all supporting documents
The system won’t let you submit the application unless you include all required documents.
In this lecture we will focus on how to use the Document Checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything.
The Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP) is a program that is offered outside of Canada in certain locations only. CIIP can help you:
Learn about economic trends, job requirements, occupational demands, foreign credential assessment and licensing processes, workplace culture, and job search techniques; and
Initiate steps to get licensed or upgrade your skills and start your job search.
CIIP services include a free one-day orientation workshop, an individual planning session and immediate contact with employers and others in Canada who can provide online advice and guidance before you immigrate
There are free online and in-person services that prospective newcomers and their families can access as soon as they are selected to immigrate to Canada. These services are provided to them free of charge by the settlement service providers listed below while they are still overseas. Many service providers offer general information such as:
- understanding life in Canada,
- finding a job in Canada, and
- accessing other free settlement services when you arrive in Canada.
Other settlement service providers offer very specific information. To find the best service providers to fit individual needs, explore the list of service providers below and select according to one's profession or destination (city or province). Individuals are allowed to get services from as many different service providers as they need, and always at no cost.
Services are available online or in-person to:
- permanent residents,
- protected persons, and
- live-in caregivers.
In this lecture we will explore the most popular choices among Immigrants to Canada.
Prepare for Canada is your one stop digital magazine that provides information about immigration to Canada for prospective immigrants & newcomers. It offers a lot of resources for pre-arrival services. From e-books to Webinars and online Fairs.
In this lecture we will visit the websites and show you some of the interesting choices they offer for getting ready to come to Canada.
In-TAC brings together Canadian companies with highly skilled international educated professionals (IEPs) with a global view. Our mission is to help businesses fill their expertise gaps and help IEPs find jobs in their field. In-TAC has more than 600 business partners across Canada.
In Canada, the term "engineering society" sometimes refers to organizations of engineering students as opposed to professional societies of engineers. The Canadian Federation of Engineering Students, whose membership consists of most of the engineering student societies from across Canada , is the national association of undergraduate engineering student societies in Canada.
Canada also has many traditions related to the calling of an engineer.
- Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Canadian Branch of the IMechE)
- Canadian Maritime Section of the Marine Technology Society
- Canadian Nuclear Society
- Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
- Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering
- Professional Engineers Ontario
- Engineering Society of Queen's University
- UOIT Engineering Students' Society
In this lecture we will review some of these societies and their websites.
Whether you want to open an account, purchase a home, start a business or save for the future, Canada’s banks are here to help newcomers to Canada.
Banks offer extensive information on how newcomers to Canada can get started in their new country, including checklists, information, financial services and advice.
In this lecture we will explore some basic information to get you started.
Settlement services centers help immigrants in Canada to understand their rights and responsibilities and find them programs and services they need to integrate with the new culture and prospect of livelihood. They motivate organizations to hire immigrants and support immigration through recruiting new members. They work with government agency, school board, library and other community organization with network of resources.
In this lecture we will review some recommended Settlements services Centers.
Most of the time Canadian employers prefer to hire immigrants that are already in Canada. These employers rely on recruiters and employment agencies that specialize in Internationally educated Professionals.
In this lecture, we will review the most popular recruiters and employment agencies in Canada for newcomer
Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain "to benefit another person, group or organization". It is also intended to make contacts for possible employment.
In this lecture, we will explore the main volunteering programs tailored to newcomers to Canada.
An internship is a period of work experience offered by an organisation for a limited period of time. Internships are usually arranged by third-party organisations which recruit interns on behalf of industry groups. In addition, an internship can be used to create a professional network that can assist with letters of recommendation and or lead to future employment opportunities. The benefit of bringing an intern into full-time employment is that they are already familiar with the company, their position, and they typically need little to no training.
Co-ops are traditionally full-time, paid positions.
Internships can be full- or part-time, paid or unpaid, depending on the employer and the career field.
In this lecture we will review the benefits of using Internships and Co-op placements to gain experience in the Canadian Labor market.
Bridging programs can help you if you have education and work experience, and you want to work in your field in Canada.
These programs can be useful for jobs that are regulated as well as for non-regulated jobs.
In this lecture we will explore some of the bridging programs available to newcomers.
There are over 2 million Internationally Trained Workers (ITWs) in Canada – including skilled immigrants and Canadians with international training or education. For many ITWs, a lack of foreign credential recognition is a significant barrier to achieving employment and effective labour market integration.
Loans assist ITWs in covering the direct and indirect costs related to foreign credential recognition, including:
- Qualification assessment
- Exam and Licensure fees
- Tuition fees for training and skills upgrading
- Books and course materials
- Professional association fees
- Other costs relating to obtaining accreditation/training as required.
In this lecture, we will review the main loan programs available for newcomers in Canada.
Mentor-ships are one of the most successful strategies to help you find suitable employment.
Mentoring or coaching programs help you meet people in your profession and learn more about Canada’s workplaces. Finding a mentor is an excellent way to gain valuable knowledge and advice on pursuing a career in your field.
The benefits of having a mentor include:
building your network
meeting new people
gaining an understanding how things work within your industry
increasing your knowledge of Canadian workplace culture
In this lecture, we will review the most popular Mentorship program for newcomers in Canada.
Welcome to the end of the course.
In this course, we have learned about the different immigration programs available for Internationally trained engineers and how to create a plan for immigration purposes.
We also explore the steps in the Express Entry system and how to complete a profile and increase our chances of getting an Invitation to Apply for Permanent Resident in Canada.
As a professional Engineer, you have seen the several resources available for your accreditation and getting licensed as an engineer in Canada.
You have also learned what to do after you get your status in Canada and how to make arrangements before coming to Canada.
In Summary, you now have the information and tools to start your journey in the immigration process to obtain your goal of living in Canada.
Thank you for enrolling in our first course of the Canada immigration series. I will be looking to be your support and guide during this course and others courses that might help you reach your objectives as an immigrant in Canada.
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Please note that the information provided on this course is not a legal advise or a legal information.
The information provided on this course is for general information only and is not a substitute for speaking to a licensed immigration consultant and should not be relied upon as case specific advice in any form whatsoever. It does not constitute formal legal advice or give rise to any rep-client relationship.
Whilst striving to reflect current Canadian Immigration policies and information, the ever changing nature of information both Federal and Provincial means that we cannot always guarantee the full accuracy of all website content in regard to Canadian Immigration.For more detailed, complete, accurate and up to date information, please visit the websites for the federal and provincial immigration.
Please note that our course does not detail all the information required to make an informed decision regarding the types of visas, immigration options available or meeting the eligibility requirements.
You need to consult our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant for assessment of your eligibility and understanding the options available for you.
We are not liable for any content on our course that has been quoted or shared from any other external website.
Andy Humberto Rodriguez Peralta
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. (RCIC)
Member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC)
Member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC)
Member of ICCRC # R417895
Commissioner of Oath, Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada