Alternative Career Pathways

headers3Are you a new or recent Canadian or Permanent Resident?  Were you trained and educated outside of Canada?  Are you having problems working in your field or using your training in Canada?

Or are you an immigrant-serving organization looking for more information on options for your clients? Are you an employer looking for skilled individuals to fill positions?  Are you an industry, professional or trades organization with an interest in developing and publicizing career pathways to your industry, profession, or trade for internationally-trained individuals?

The Alternative Career Pathways initiative could be for you! Contact us today to request a consultation.

Alternative Career Pathways Initiative

imgWelcome to the Alternative Career Pathways initiative, an effort launched by the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC), to help match internationally-trained individuals who are facing challenges working in their field with training programs at career colleges so they can make use of their existing skills and training in related and meaningful careers.

The Alternative Career Pathways initiative will provide information and establish relationships with career colleges, employers, and immigrant-serving organizations, all aimed at helping internationally-trained individuals.

Relationships with Stakeholders

The Alternative Career Pathways initiative will establish and enhance relationships with:


Our staff are available to meet with your organization and provide presentations on the Alternative Career Pathways initiative and the advantages of career college programs.  Please contact us.

Contact Us

The Alternative Career Pathways initiative is delivered by Regional Coordinators in Vancouver (British Columbia),  Toronto (Ontario), and Moncton (Québec & Atlantic Provinces), and supported by staff at the NACC national office in Ottawa. 

Our Regional Coordinators are the primary service providers for individuals and organizations in their respective regions.  Our Regional Coordinators and national office staff are pleased to answer any questions you may have about the Alternative Career Pathways initiative, specific career pathways, NACC, and career colleges in Canada.

For these or any other questions, please contact us by email at or toll free at: 1-866-981-6863.

Regional Coordinator Region Contact
Nimmi Bangert Western Canada Click Here
Maryam Gholami Western Canada Click Here
Jim Lamarche Central Canada Click Here
Elena Rakitskaya Central Canada Click Here
Mike Vincent Atlantic Canada Click Here


This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program.

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