Skills Connect – Health

Agency: Douglas College, The Training Group

Program Description:

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

  • one-to-one support and consultation with knowledgeable career consultants
  • getting experience in Canadian health-care 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 in one of 12 eligible health professions who is:

  • unemployed (and non-EI) or working in a job not related to their health-care 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 contact number for pre-screening and info session invitation

Start Dates / Duration

Ongoing / 18 – 24 months

Program Fee: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: N/A

Phone: (604) 438-3045


Website: Visit


202 – 4250 Kingsway
Burnaby, V5H 1Z5