Training Opportunities

There are several training programs being offered to new immigrants in Canada who are interested in pursuing careers in the seniors’ care and living sector. 

The following list is updated regularly. If you cannot find current programs for your chosen occupation, check back with us soon. 

Health Care Assistant Training Program - BC Care Providers Association

Therapeutic Recreation Assistant Training Program - BC Care Providers Association

Supportive Care Assistant Micro-Certificate - Vancouver Community College 

Health Career Access Program - Government of British Columbia 


FAST Seniors Care is an online tool that provides immigrants with a series of industry-informed assessment questions to better understand how their international skills and work experience compare to the Canadian industry standard. FAST helps newcomers to pursue employment and training opportunities in British Columbia’s seniors’ care and living sector. For employers, FAST Seniors Care provides a pipeline of pre-assessed talent to tap into to meet growing labour needs

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