Ashton’s RCIC Entry-to-Practice Exam (EPE) Prep course is offered to prepare graduates of the Graduate Diploma Program or an Immigration Practitioner Program (IPP) within the last three years, for the RCIC EPE examination.
The course is designed as a review of the body of knowledge established by the College of Immigration Consultants (CICC) for the new RCIC EPE examination.
The program includes presentations along with interactive discussions and a simulated exam exercise with sample questions, allowing students to review and recall knowledge in a collaborative environment. Students registered for this course have the option of purchasing practice exams. Full details as well as a discount coupon code will be provided upon registration.
Ashton College Immigration Consultant Diploma graduates receive a discounted fee for this course.
The RCIC Entry-to-Practice Exam (EPE) Prep Course is delivered LIVE Online. The LIVE Online format uses the best webinar technology to provide an interactive classroom environment and connect the student to the instructor and their classmates for real-time discussions, material review, and question and answer sessions.
The RCIC Entry-to-Practice Exam (EPE) Prep Course provides comprehensive coverage of the following topics:
- Canadian Immigration Policy, Legal Research and Informatics
- Administration Law and Advocacy
- Temporary Residents
- Labour Market Assessments
- Federal Economic Classes
- Provincial/Territorial Programs
- Family Class
- Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications
- Citizenship Requirements and Processes
- Refugees and Protected Persons
- Immigration and Refugee Board
- Administrative Tribunals
- Ethics and Professional Responsibility
- Case Management, Business Management, Leadership and other competencies
Upon satisfactory completion of the course requirements, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.
Gerry Power has extensive expertise in immigration and citizenship matters with over 35 years of experience in both 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 and 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. Based in Hong Kong, from where he manages his Canadian immigration consulting firm, Gerry is a Regulated Immigration Consultant and is registered as a Quebec Immigration Consultant.
*Subject to change without notice
Continuing Professional Development
- 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
- August 22, 2022 – September 07, 2022
- Webinars will be held Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm PST
The registration fee for this course is:
- Ashton College IMCD graduates: $500
- Graduates of other accredited CICC educational programs: $599
Students registered for this course have the option of purchasing practice exams from Emond Exam Prep at a substantially reduced cost. Full details as well as a discount coupon code will be provided upon registration.
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.