Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
A program designed for professionals in regulated and unregulated professions residing in Surrey, White Rock, Cloverdale, Langley, Aldergrove, Richmond, or Delta.
About Career Paths Streams 2 and 3
Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants is a free program for professional Newcomers new to Canada who live in Surrey, White Rock, Cloverdale, Langley, Aldergrove, Richmond, or Delta, and are looking to return to occupations aligned with their skills and experience.
Your Career Advisor will work with you to assist you with job search and workplace orientation, and provide guidance and coaching to help you work towards aligned employment in your field.
As a participant of the Career Paths program you will receive:
✔ Guidance on licensing and regulatory requirements
✔ Funding towards short-term training, language upgrading, and your professional designation (if applicable)
✔ Access to mentorship services and assistance in building a professional network
Do you reside in British Columbia, but not in one of the regions where Back in Motion delivers the Career Paths program?
If you live in a different community, other Services Providers may be able to help you. For a list, please visit WelcomeBC Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants.
Eligibility for Stream 2 and 3
Back in Motion Career Paths Program Streams 2 and 3 for Regulated and Unregulated Professions serves clients that meet the following criteria:
- Resident of Surrey, White Rock, Cloverdale, Langley, Aldergrove, Richmond, or Delta
- Received Permanent Resident status in the past 5 years
- Unemployed or Underemployed
- Interested in returning to work in pre-landing profession
- 3 years of pre-arrival experience OR 1 year of pre-arrival experience (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 the Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program at Back in Motion. Please contact your local WorkBC Centre for Employment Services to access additional supports and services.
If you are not sure if this program is for you, contact us to schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor.
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.