This is a sector-specific language program, provided by ACCES Employment, tailored to internationally-trained engineering professionals. The program supports you to enhance your knowledge of technical terminology and writing skills with a focus on the engineering sector. Participants also learn job search skills that support their entry into the engineering field, commensurate with their skills and education.

The program includes:

  • Introduction to the Canadian workplace culture, specifically in the engineering field
  • Introduction to the PEO licensing process
  • Introduction to engineering Codes and Standards
  • Working in engineering teams in the Canadian environment
  • Technical report writing, and use of social media for job searching
  • Support to enhance grammar and pronunciation
  • Resume writing and interview preparation
  • Access to mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Support with job search and employer connections

Upon completion of the program, you will upgrade your official Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) and receive a certificate of completion. Following the six-week program, you will work one-on-one with an Employment Consultant and Job Developer who will support you in your job search.

Eligibility:

  • Post-secondary education in engineering from outside Canada
  • Minimum one year of experience in the engineering field outside of Canada (within the last three years)
  • Permanent resident, protected person, or convention refugee