Restart your career.
Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers is a no-cost career service centre that helps internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accreditation. We work with professionals in all occupations.
Restart your career and learn about effective job search strategies, labour market information, licensing processes, and employer expectations.
Our services include:
Career coaching to help you get working.
Our career coaches will help you build your resume, practice interview skills, and create a career action plan. You can participate in workshops to help you build job search skills and gain confidence to reach your career goals.
Safety training is available based on your career goals in these areas:
To be eligible for this program you must qualify for the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program and have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 3 or higher.
This service is made possible through funding by the Government of Canada.
Career services to get the job you want.
Career Connection provides you with the latest in technology and services to help plan your career. Access a short-term, one-to-one career coach to enhance your job search.
We connect prospective Aboriginal workers with employers.
The Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centres (AICCC) is a unique service designed to connect prospective Aboriginal workers with employers recruiting for construction related careers. It is a partnership with NorQuest College, Bow Valley College, the Government of Alberta, First Nation communities, and industry organizations.
The service creates Aboriginal skills development and employment and assists Alberta business and industry with key human resource objectives. It responds to a business solution to address Alberta’s growth and skilled workforce shortages by engaging the resources of our Aboriginal population in urban and rural communities through career development/training and Aboriginal employment opportunities to support economic development.
We offer a wide range of testing services.
The BVC Testing Centre offers testing for academic institutions, as well as business and industry certification and assessment.
The Testing Centre offers workplace readiness testing and skills assessment for Workplace Essential Skills, such as document handling, literacy and numeracy and office skills assessment for typing, data entry, and proficiency in MS Office applications.
We are the only employment centre for francophones in Calgary.
Connexion Carrière is a no charge francophone career service that provides one-to-one career coach access to enhance your job search.