Certificate in Canadian Citizenship (CCC) (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

    Note: Register by July 29, 2022, and get an instant $50 rebate off the registration fee. Use code WEB50. 

  • Duration:

    16 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $400  

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Start Date

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Part Time: July 26, 2022 – August 30, 2022

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

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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.

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

Prerequisites

None

Credential

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

Instructor*

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 10 years of experience working as a Paralegal for various leading Canadian National law firms. The areas of law that 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).

Given Fred’s vast experience in working for one of Canada’s leading law firms, he has extensive experience specializing in Hearings & Appeals before the Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada, Immigration Investigations that are before the Canada Border Services Agency, Humanitarian & Compassionate applications, Family Class applications, various Skilled Worker applications that are applied through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee programs, Work & Study permit applications, Criminal Rehabilitation, Medical Inadmissibility, Citizenship applications, various Business Immigration applications and preparing Judicial Review applications before the Federal Court of Canada.

In addition to Fred’s immigration practice, he is a member of the Practical Experience Advisory Committee for the regulatory body, ICCRC which regulates all RCICs on a national level. Fred is also an avid volunteer and occasionally volunteers for non-profit organizations such as the Immigrant Services Society of BC and Access Pro Bono. He is fluent in Cantonese and currently studying Mandarin.

*Subject to change without notice

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 26, 2022 – August 30, 2022
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm – 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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