Centre For Excellence

Career Advancement

We create a pathway to employment success.

At the School of Global Access we are committed to increasing participation and mobility in the workforce.

Career Services

We offer a variety of career services to help over 9,500 clients get connected to the workforce and restart their career in Canada. We also offer testing for academic institutions, as well as business and industry certification and assessment.

Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers

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.

Learn about effective job search strategies, labour market information, licensing processes, and employer expectations.

Our services include:

  • Career Resource Centre
  • Career Coaching
  • Workshops
  • Study groups for licensing exams
  • Industry information sessions

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Directions for Immigrants

Bow Valley College
West Campus Room 219
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
T2G 0G5

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tel: 403-770-5155
Tel: 1-877-297-2553
directions@bowvalleycollege.ca
www.directionsforimmigrants.ca

Contact Us

Directions for Immigrants

Bow Valley College
West Campus Room 219
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
T2G 0G5

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tel: 403-770-5155
Tel: 1-877-297-2553
directions@bowvalleycollege.ca
www.directionsforimmigrants.ca

LINC Career Services

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:

  • Food safety
  • Construction safety
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

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.​

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Bow Valley College - West Campus
300 - 6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2G 4V1
403-410-3203

Visit LINC Career Services on the Bow Valley College website for more information.

Email linc.career.services@bowvalleycollege.ca   

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Bow Valley College - West Campus
300 - 6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2G 4V1
403-410-3203

Visit LINC Career Services on the Bow Valley College website for more information.

Email linc.career.services@bowvalleycollege.ca   

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Develop your workplace skills.

Certificates

Certificates enhance your professional credentials and help you achieve your employment goals.Learn more

Certificates

Certificates enhance your professional credentials and help you achieve your employment goals.Learn more

Online Study Groups

Directions for Immigrants offers study groups to help you prepare for accreditation exams and employment success in a number of fields.Learn more

Online Study Groups

Directions for Immigrants offers study groups to help you prepare for accreditation exams and employment success in a number of fields.Learn more

Intercultural Competencies for Leaders

This innovative certificate program gives you the practical skills to succeed in diverse Calgary workplaces and develop a greater understanding of other cultures. Learn more

Intercultural Competencies for Leaders

This innovative certificate program gives you the practical skills to succeed in diverse Calgary workplaces and develop a greater understanding of other cultures. Learn more

Are you an Internationally Trained Individual?

Advance your career.
Directions for Immigrants

We help internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accreditation. Learn more.

Directions for Immigrants

We help internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accreditation. Learn more.

NPPE Preparation

Are you an engineer or geoscientist planning to write the NPPE exam as part of your licensing process with APEGA? This online course help you master the NPPE exam at your own pace. Learn more

NPPE Preparation

Are you an engineer or geoscientist planning to write the NPPE exam as part of your licensing process with APEGA? This online course help you master the NPPE exam at your own pace. Learn more

Are you a Calgary employer?

Tap into a diverse workforce

Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Our new guide for employers helps businesses create inclusive workplaces for interntionally trained individuals. Learn more

 

Indigenous Awareness: Engaging Diversity and Inclusion

Learn about Indigenous histories and contemporary realities in Canada

This includes relationships to the land, identities, and cultural knowledge. Explore cultural differences and basic Indigenous ways of knowing and being while examining your own worldview with a goal to promote understanding and foster inclusivity.

This is the fourth course in the Intercultural Competencies for Leaders Certificate (non-credit).

The course is 100% online and has a peer-learning focus. Course completion is based on active participation on discussion board forums, and the submission of a final assignment which will consolidate participants’ personal experience during this course. The time commitment is typically twelve hours. 

For more information, contact 403-410-3466 or email globalaccess@bowvalleycollege.ca

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Course Information

This course is part of the Intercultural Competencies for Leaders Certificate. The program is essential for anyone working in a diverse workplace. It helps develop a global perspective and mindset and offers useful tools to build intercultural sensitivity and enhance intercultural communication skills.

You need to complete four courses to earn the certificate. Course 1 (IIAD9101) and Course 2 (IIAD9102) are building-block courses for this certificate. We recommend learners take these two courses first. 

The development of this course was supported by:

Course Information

This course is part of the Intercultural Competencies for Leaders Certificate. The program is essential for anyone working in a diverse workplace. It helps develop a global perspective and mindset and offers useful tools to build intercultural sensitivity and enhance intercultural communication skills.

You need to complete four courses to earn the certificate. Course 1 (IIAD9101) and Course 2 (IIAD9102) are building-block courses for this certificate. We recommend learners take these two courses first. 

The development of this course was supported by:

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For more information on our applied research projects contact 403-410-3400 or email sgareception@bowvalleycollege.ca


Contact Us

For more information on our applied research projects contact 403-410-3400 or email sgareception@bowvalleycollege.ca

Our Resources

We offer a wide range of resources focused on language and workforce development. We are committed to sharing our expertise. Learn more

Our Resources

We offer a wide range of resources focused on language and workforce development. We are committed to sharing our expertise. Learn more

What's New

Our innovative applied research projects focus on immigrant advancement, diversity and inclusion, civic engagement, and resource development. Learn more

What's New

Our innovative applied research projects focus on immigrant advancement, diversity and inclusion, civic engagement, and resource development. Learn more