Certificate In International Student Immigration (CISI) (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    30 hours

  • Registration Fee:


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Part Time: August 11, 2022 – October 13, 2022

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In this course students will become familiar with the international student immigration process. Students will explore study permits and the necessary criteria for obtaining and applying for a study permit. This course will look at the details surrounding working in Canada while on a study permit, having an accompanying spouse join a student in Canada, as well as the regulations surrounding minors and caring for a minor as a student. Students will also become familiar with the application process and all of the required forms for application.

Topics/Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Explain what a study permit is
  • Identify the criteria and requirements for a study permit
  • Explain the reasons for study permit extensions
  • Explain the processes of studying in Canada as a minor, if you are not a citizen or permanent resident
  • Identify the requirements of a student caring for a minor while studying in Canada
  • Outline the steps in applying for a study permit
  • Outline the steps in applying for a study permit extension
  • Explain the conditions of a study permit
  • Identify the regulations surrounding foreign students working inCanada
  • Explain open work permits
  • Explain post-graduate work permits
  • Identify the requirements of obtaining a work permit as the spouse or common-law partner of a student
  • Explain the International Experience Canada program
  • Outline the study permit process as well as all the necessary application forms and required documentation
  • Identify the impact of place of application on refusal rate (I.e.geographic region, visa exempt versus visa required)



Live Online

Part Time:

  • August 11, 2022 – October 13, 2022
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Thursdays 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

  • Provided by the instructor


The registration fee for this course is $775.

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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