Skills Connect for Immigrants Program

Agency: Douglas College

Program Description:

Assists internationally-trained professionals to find work in their field, including:

  • one-to-one support and consultation with knowledgeable career consultants
  • getting experience in Canadian work settings and support in finding work
  • government financial support to help pay for required courses and training

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

Any immigrant with training and skills who is:

  • unemployed (and non-EI) or working in a job not related to their skills
  • planning to complete upgrading or certification to practice in Canada
  • proficient in English (high intermediate to advanced level)
  • motivated to find work in their field
  • a Permanent Resident living in the Lower Mainland


Registration Information

Call (604) 438-3045

Start Dates / Duration


Program Fee: Free

Contact Information

Contact: Program Assistant

Phone: (604) 438-3045


Website: Visit


202 – 4250 Kingsway
Burnaby, V5H 1Z5