Together with professional leadership mentors from Ashton College, students will create a personalized action plan and work on their leadership and self-management skills. Students will engage in home practical assignments that will help them to build the immigration practice of their dreams and to succeed in the industry.
Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
Steven Johnston has extensive experience working in the immigration field within the Canadian government. Throughout his government experience and private practice, Steven has assisted thousands of individuals with their permanent and temporary immigration challenges. As a consultant, Steven specializes in sponsorships, work permits, permanent residencies, business immigration, and doing for Labor Market Impact Assessments for employers wanting to hire foreign workers. He also has experience in assisting people with visitor visas and renewals or study permits and is an expert on the Québec Investor Program and the Québec Skilled Worker Program. He is a proud graduate of the University of Ottawa and Université du Québec à Montréal. Steven is excited to share his passion for immigration law by helping and inspiring his students.
Marty Baram is the Director of SYMY Immigration Consultants and Recruitment. SYMY was established in 2008 primarily as a recruitment agency to fill labor shortages and to match talented foreign workers with suitable Canadian employers. He successfully placed hundreds of foreign nationals as temporary workers and Permanent Residents in Canada. Marty is very well versed with the Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application process and is regarded as an expert in the field. In addition to his role as a Senior Immigration Consultant and Director at SYMY, Marty is a member of the Board of Directors at the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. In addition to his role as a member of the Board of Directors, Marty is Vice-Chair of the Registration and Education Committee, a member of the Finance and Audit and Human Resource and Compensation committees and as well as a past member of the Practice Experience Program (P.E.P.) Advisory Committee at ICCRC. Marty travels extensively speaking with groups worldwide about various Canadian Immigration topics. His areas of expertise are: International Recruitment, Labor Market Impact Assessments, Francophone Mobility, Permanent Residence applications- specifically Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Programs. Marty received his Immigration Consulting Diploma from Humber College where he graduated with honors. Marty is a member in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC #R506879) and The Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC #R12214).
*Subject to change without notice
To be decided by instructor.
The registration fee for this course is $945.
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.