RCIC – IRB Specialization Exam Prep Course (Online)

  • Formats:

    Online

     

  • Duration:

    30 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $750

 

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RCIC – IRB Specialization Exam Prep Course

This prep course is offered to assist and prepare RCICs in their study efforts to write the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC) IRB Specialization Examination to appear before the Immigration Refugee Board.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have undergone a review of the following examinable materials to assist them in preparation for the IRB Specialization Licensing Examination:

1. Overview of IRB Specialization Licensing Examination (4 hours)

  • Understand the format and structure of the IRB Specialization Licensing Examination
  • Understand the multiple-choice questions and case scenario questions
  • Understand the necessity of selecting the best answer for each question
  • Understand not only how the test taker is assessed but how the exam itself is assessed and how pass/fail rates are established

2. Canadian Immigration Policy (6 hours)

  • Understand the History and Hierarchy of the Administrative Tribunals and Courts
  • Understand Relevant Sections of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, Administrative Tribunal Rules, and Court Rules
  • Canadian Legal Terminology applicable to the Immigration Refugee Board and Appeals

3. Administrative Law and Advocacy (6 hours)

  • Principles of Administrative Law
  • Procedural fairness, natural justice, and fundamental justice
  • Burden of Proof and Standard of Proof
  • Advocacy

4. Ethics and Professional Responsibility (6 hours)

  • Understand the meaning and implications of the College's new code of Professional Ethics
  • Apply the code of professional Ethics to given situations
  • Understand the permitted scope of practice and be able to practice in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving

5. IRB and Administrative Tribunals (6 hours)

  • Understand the structure of the Immigration Refugee Board and each of the Four Divisions: Refugee Protection Division, Refugee Appeal Division, Immigration Division, and Immigration Appeal Division
  • Understand the difference between tribunals and courts
  • Understand Detention Reviews, Admissibility Hearings, Tribunals, and Appeals before the Tribunal and Judicial Reviews

6. Exam Practice and Review (2 hours)

Admission Requirements

RCIC licence in good standing

Credential

Upon satisfactory completion of the course requirements, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.

Instructors

Mahsa Mehrvarz

Mahsa immigrated to Canada at the age of 16 from Iran. She holds a joint BA degree in psychology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s studies from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. She also completed her Immigration Consultant Diploma in March 2020 from Ashton College in downtown Vancouver. She started her own immigration business in January 2021 after successfully passing her Entry to Practice Exam. Mahsa established “Mehrvarz Immigration” with the goal of assisting people who want to immigrate to Canada for a better life and career opportunities.

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

Fees

The registration fee for this course is: $750

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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