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Accreditation Assistance and Occupational Licensing
Online and distance education information from accreditation, test preparation to guides on respective subject areas, listing of degrees and courses for those looking to enhance their professional credential, as well as those seeking personal development.
Accreditation Assistance Access Centre (AAAC)
Referral and advice on accreditation for employment, licensing and certification, training, job search, and employment supports.
Information about apprenticeships, apprenticeship/training opportunities on-line and access to an inventory of skilled apprentices by region in Ontario.
Links for a network of information on apprenticeship training and related topics.
Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
Information and referral on the assessment of foreign credentials, credential evaluation, post secondary educationand financial aid services in Canada.
City of Toronto - Stationary Business & Trades Licences
Issues licences and monitors vehicles, stationary businesses and trades to ensure they follow all applicable municipal by-laws.
Foreign Credentials Referral Office
Information and referral services to help foreign-trained workers get their credentials assessed and recognized, labour market information, and requirements for immigrants to find work in Canada.
Global Experience Ontario – Ontario Immigration
Help internationally trained and educated individuals find out how to qualify for professional practice in Ontario by referrals to educational assessment programs, knowledge about alternative professional avenues to complement skill-sets and internships/mentorships.
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
Association for HR professionals that also provide accessible registration and certification processes for internationally educated human resources professionals.
Independent Learning Centre (ILC) - GED
Provider of General Educational Development (GED) to help individuals earn an Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate.
International Medical Graduates
University of Toronto program for Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents which helps prepare foreign-trained doctors for the university’s residency program.
Ontario Access Centre
A range of free services for internationally trained and educated health professionals to learn how to qualify for professional practice in Ontario’s regulated health professions.
Information for newcomers on work permits, working in their profession, how to find a job, finding a mentor and living in Ontario.
Ontario Network for Internationally Trained Professionals (ONIP)
Information on licensing, employment options in your field, learning the English language terminology used in your professions, and networking with other professionals.
Red Seal Program
Certification examination to reflect training to a common interprovincial standard that is developed and recognized by industry.
Second Career - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Provides career planning and financial support specially designed to help laid-off Ontarians participate in long-term training for a new job.
Toronto Catholic District School Board
Settlement and employment services for newcomers, including LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada), ESL (English as a Second Language), and literacy/basic skills programs.
Toronto District School Board
Adult upgrading, language, skills training and employment preparation programs.
U of T Comparative Education Service
Provides assessments of international academic qualifications and compares them to those offered in Canada.
World Education Services (WES)
Service that provides credential evaluation reports for newcomers to demonstrate their academic achievements when seeking educational, professional licensing, employment or immigration opportunities.