Certificate in the Labour Market Impact Assessment Process (CLMIA) (Online)

  • Formats:

    Online

     

  • Duration:

    16 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $400

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Start Date

Online

Part-Time: March 02, 2023 – April 06, 2023

Schedule: Webinars are held on Thursdays 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 the Labour Market Impact Assessment Process Overview

This is a Certificate course outlining the fundamentals of the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process. This course will deal with the different types of LMIAs by occupation; where and how the applications are submitted and how they are assessed; set out the employer’s compliance and audit obligations; and the types of enforcement actions that can be taken by the federal authorities. The course will focus on the practical applications of the LMIA processes.

For more Immigration CPD opportunities, visit our Immigration Practitioner Centre.

Topics/Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated an understanding of:

  • Introduction to LMIA
  • A detailed analysis of the factors used by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in making decisions on LMIA request
  • The guiding principles and legal considerations behind making decisions on LMIA requests
  • Compliance obligations of employers who utilize the LMIA process
  • The applicability of policies and guidelines of ESDC
  • Employer remedies during the LMIA process

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

Craig Natsuhara

Craig Natsuhara, Ashton College InstructorCraig Natsuhara is an associate partner at EY Law LLP in Vancouver, where he manages the Canadian and cross-border NAFTA Immigration practice. He has practiced business immigration law since 2000, focusing primarily on assisting foreign businesses transfer employees and recruiting new temporary foreign workers while establishing operations in Canada. He is excited to share his expertise and practical knowledge with future students.

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

Online

Part-Time:

  • March 02, 2023 – April 06, 2023
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Thursdays 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

  • Labour Market Impact Assessments, Compliance and Enforcement. Bellissimo and Kriek Thomson Reuters 2019.

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

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