Certificate in Quebec Immigration Law (CQIL) (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

     

  • Duration:

    24 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $600  

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Part-Time: Coming again in 2023

This course has been approved for 22 CPD Points by the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants

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Certificate in Quebec Immigration Law Overview

In this course, students will explore the history of Quebec Immigration Law. Topics covered in the course will be: the Canada-Quebec Accord; the ability of Quebec to select foreign nationals for temporary and permanent entry to Quebec; the unique role of the Quebec Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI).

This course will also provide an overview and analysis of Quebec Immigration pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), the Quebec Immigration Act (QIA),and Quebec Immigration Regulations(QIR)and a review of the relevant forms and case law.

For more immigration CPD opportunities, visit our Immigration Practitioner Centre to further develop in your career.

Topics/Learning Objectives

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

  1. Analyze the relevant sections of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) and policies that relate to the processing of foreign nationals seeking temporary or permanent entry to Quebec.
  2. Analyze the Canada-Quebec Accord(CQA), the Quebec Immigration Act (QIA), and the Quebec Immigration Regulations (QIR)that relate to the processing of foreign nationals seeking temporary or permanent entry to Quebec.
  3. Review the relevant forms and case law in relation to Quebec Immigration.
  4. Describe the Certificates of Acceptance(CAQs)and Certificates of Selection (CSQs).
  5. Explain the appeal mechanisms available for Quebec Immigration matters (temporary and permanent).

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

Gerry Power

Gerry Power has extensive expertise in immigration and citizenship matters with over 35 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Gerry started his career at the Citizenship Branch of the federal government in Ottawa. He then joined the Quebec Immigration Department, where he worked for 30 years as an Immigration Officer, Program Manager, and Director, in charge of various Quebec Immigration Offices abroad.

Gerry has lived in many countries and travelled extensively. He is familiar with numerous cross-cultural environments. Currently based in Hong Kong, he manages his Canadian immigration consulting firm abroad. Gerry is a Regulated Immigration Consultant and is registered as a Quebec Immigration Consultant.

Continuing Professional Development

  1. 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.
  2. For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan.
  3. For Manitoba Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.
  4. For Newfoundland & Labrador Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.
  5. For Nova Scotia Lawyers, consider taking this course as part of your professional development activities.

Dates

Live Online

Part-Time:

  • Coming again in 2023
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on 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

To be determined by Instructor.

Fees

The registration fee for this course is $995.

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 and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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