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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


A program designed for professionals in regulated and unregulated professions residing in Surrey, White Rock, Cloverdale, Langley, Aldergrove, Richmond, or Delta.

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.

Web Form


Regulated and Unregulated Streams 2 and 3

Career Paths Basic Program Eligibility - I confirm that I meet the following requirements (select all that apply):
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Program Testimonials


We are so thankful to have such amazing program members who have taken the time to share their experiences with us.

"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

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Stream 1 - Delivered Province-Wide

Stream 2/3 - For Newcomers Residing In Surrey, Langley, White Rock, Cloverdale, Aldergrove, Richmond, & Delta.