Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

Are you a Newcomer to Canada? Are you looking to re-enter your career?

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants is a FREE employment skills and training program specifically designed to assist New Permanent Residents (in the last 10 years) to re-enter their career in Canada.

Specifically designed for newcomers to Canada, we offer one-on-one personalized pre-employment coaching.

Our services include:

  • Action planning tailored to your career goals 
  • Skills enhancement opportunities
  • Job search support for your targeted occupation
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Access to funding for training, upgrading courses and professional licenses
  • English and workplace language training

Our goal is to help you adjust to Canadian work culture and to assist your professional growth in your chosen industry.

We offer a specialized program for professionals with experience in:

  • Corporate sales managers 
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • Restaurant and food service manager
  • Insurance, Real estate and financial brokerage managers
  • Construction managers 
  • Civil engineers 
  • Mechanical engineers 
  • Electrical and electronics engineers 
  • Architects 
  • Information systems analyst and consultants 
  • Software engineers + designers 
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers 
  • Computer network technicians 
  • Web designers and developers 

Regulated Professions: 
professions that require licensure or certification in BC
E.g., Trades, healthcare, education etc.

Unregulated Professions:
All other professions

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    “Once more I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your time and assistance with this process. You all are an amazing bunch at KCR. Keep up the great work.” – Heba A. 

    “Let me thank you and thank you for this program that helped me and is helping others like me. This program is very useful for me, I am now able to set for the PPE exam and complete all other the processes for P.Eng.” -Mustaq A. 

    Services available in English and French.

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    Our FREE workshops are available for clients that meet the following criteria

    • Resident of Thompson Okanagan and Kootenays region 
    • Obtained Permanent Resident status in the last 10 years and is still a Permanent Resident
    • Unemployed or Underemployed
    • Interested in returning to work in pre-landing profession
    • I have 1 year pre-arrival experience in a regulated profession
    • I have 2 years pre-arrival experience in an unregulated profession (1 year if 30 years old or younger)
    • Intermediate to Advanced level of English
    If you don’t meet ALL of the above criteria, you are not eligible for this program.
     If you are not sure if this program is for you, contact us to schedule an appointment with our Case Managers. 

    Contact Us

    Phone: 250.763.8008


    Office: KCR Community Resources, 620 Leon Ave, Kelowna, BC

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