Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants: Health B (Stream 1)
A program that supports Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians, Medical Lab Technicians, and Veterinarians to reconnect with their careers.
About Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Health B Stream 1
Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – Health B is a free program for internationally-trained healthcare professions living in BC who are looking to return to occupations aligned with their skills and experience.
Career Paths Health B assists Newcomers with international experience as a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian, Medical Lab Technician, or Veterinarian who are committed to pursuing licensure in their pre-landing occupation, and gaining aligned employment in BC. A designated Career Advisor will assist you with job search and workplace orientation.
As a Participant of the Career Paths Health B program you will receive:
✔ Guidance on licensing and regulatory requirements
✔ Funding towards short-term training, language upgrading, and your professional designation
✔ Access to mentorship services and assistance in building a professional network
If your health occupation is not listed here, other Services Providers may support you through the same program. For a list, please visit WelcomeBC Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants.
Eligibility for Health B (Stream 1)
- Obtained a Permanent Resident status in the last 5 years
- British Columbia resident
- Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian, Medical Lab Technician, or Veterinarian, prior to coming to Canada
- Interested in returning to work in one of the above professions
- 3 years of experience (or 1 year of experience if 30 years of age or younger)
- Intermediate to Advanced level of English
- Currently Unemployed or Underemployed
If you are not sure if this program is for you, contact us to schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor.
Note: If you don’t meet ALL of the above criteria, you are not eligible for the Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program. Please contact your local WorkBC Centre for Employment Services and support.
How to Register
Step 1: Complete the web form (below).
Step 2: Our team will review your answers to determine if you meet basic eligibility.
Step 3: If you meet the basic eligibility criteria, one of our Program Assistants will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.
We are so thankful to have such amazing program members who have taken the time to share their experiences with us.
"Thank you so much, Miriam; for the support, guidance and encouragement. I'm truly grateful to Back in Motion for supporting me every step of the way on my transition into the Canadian healthcare system."
Teresa, Career Paths Client
"With the Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program I gained self-confidence even though I was in a new country, I felt I belonged."
Muzna, Career Paths Client
"I believe Career Paths Program is great in assisting skilled immigrants who migrate to Canada with so much hopes and aspirations..."
Iroshini, Career Paths Client
"Raminder had a plan ready for me from the moment I stepped into her office. She worked with me on my resume writing and interview preparation which was quite resourceful. She encouraged me to find a job in my field..."
Suchi, Career Paths Client
"My counsellor reviewed my resume and cover letter and suggested some important changes to make them better. She told me to amend my resume according to the job description of jobs that I was applying..."
Enas, Career Paths Client
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Stream 1 - Delivered Province-Wide
Stream 2/3 - For Newcomers Residing In Surrey, Langley, White Rock, Cloverdale, Aldergrove, Richmond, & Delta.