Alternative Career Pathways
Are 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?
Then contact us: the Alternative Career Pathways initiative could be for you!
Alternative Career Pathways Initiative
Welcome 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.
The Alternative Career Pathways initiative will be delivered by Regional Coordinators in Vancouver (British Columbia), Edmonton (Prairie Provinces), Toronto (Ontario), and Montreal (Québec & Atlantic Provinces), and will be 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 ACP@nacc.ca or toll free at: 1-866-981-6863.
This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program.