Certificate in Canadian Citizenship (CCC) (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

     

  • Duration:

    16 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $400  

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Start Date

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Part-Time: July 11, 2023 – August 15, 2023

Schedule: Webinars will be held Tuesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST

This course has been approved for 16 CPD Points by the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants

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Certificate in Canadian Citizenship Overview

This course will explore the fundamental processes of Canadian Citizenship. Students will become familiar with the different ways someone can become a Canadian citizen as well as the necessary steps and documentation for application. This course will look at the rights and legislation surrounding Canadian citizenship and how citizenship is granted. Other topics covered in this course will be the citizenship test and oath, resumption of citizenship, renouncing, revoking and time deadlines and grounds for citizenship appeals.

To further develop your skillset, we recommend you visit our Immigration Practitioner Centre.

Topics/Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss the legislative history of Canadian citizenship and the changes to legislation over the past 20 years
  • Identify the role of the Citizenship Commission
  • Explain the attributes of citizenship
  • Identify documents that can be used as proof of Canadian Citizenship
  • Explain multiple citizenships
  • Describe the rights and responsibilities of Canadian citizenship
  • Differentiate between the ways you can become a citizen
  • Discuss citizenship by grant or naturalization
  • Identify all of the necessary application documents
  • Identify the classification of prohibited persons
  • Explain the components and requirements of the citizenship test, interview, oath and ceremony
  • Discuss citizenship applications for minors
  • Explain resumption of citizenship
  • Outline renouncing and revoking citizenship reasonings and processes
  • Explain basic grounds and deadlines for citizenship appeals
  • Discuss up to date case laws

Admission Requirements

Although there are no formal admission requirements for this course, due to the advanced nature of the material covered, it is presumed that attendees have a basic knowledge of Canadian Immigration Law in general and this topic in particular.

Credential

Upon completion of the course requirements, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.

Instructors

Subject to change without notice

Alexandra Callinan

Alexandra has been a lawyer since 2019. Before attending law school, Alexandra worked at the Operations Support Centre and the Case Management Branch at the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) national headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario. Alexandra currently works as an Associate at Mamann Sandaluk & Kingwell LLP, where her practice focuses primarily on corporate immigration matters. Alexandra’s practice, commitment to her clients, and role as an educator are inspired by her years of working at the IRCC and her own family’s experience of coming to Canada as immigrants and refugees.

Hjalmar Leon

Hjalmar (LLB, MBA, RCIC) received his Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Los Andes in South America and later completed his Master of Business Administration in Global Management from the University of Phoenix. He received his Professional Specialization in Public Sector Management from the University of Victoria. He is also a graduate of the Ashton College Immigration Consultant Diploma program.

Fred Li

Fred Li is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and Managing Director & Partner at an immigration practice firm in Richmond, BC. In addition to his experience as an RCIC, he has over ten years of experience working as a Paralegal for various leading Canadian National law firms. The areas of law he worked in were civil litigation, labour & employment, human rights, family, criminal, corporate, contract, insolvency and alternative dispute resolution.
After obtaining his Paralegal Diploma from Capilano University and many years of working in different areas of law, Fred decided that Immigration Law was his true passion. He obtained his Certificate from the UBC Immigration Practitioner Program in 2011 and has been a practicing member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC).

Continuing Professional Development

  • This course has been approved for 16 CPD Points by the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants
  • For British Columbia Lawyers, consider including this webinar as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development plan as it has been approved by the Law Society of British Columbia
  • For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan
  • For Manitoba Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities
  • For Newfoundland & Labrador Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities
  • For Nova Scotia Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities

Dates

Live Online

Part-Time:

  • July 11, 2023 – August 15, 2023
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held Tuesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

  • The 2021 Annotated Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of Canada HC Book. Authors: Barbara Jo Caruso, Henry M. Goslett. Publisher: Carswell. ISBN:9780779893485.

Fees

  • The registration fee for this course is $400.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.

 

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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