Using Immigration Portals Overview (Online)

  • Formats:

    Online

     

  • Duration:

    12 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $320

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Start Date

Online

Part-Time: February 08, 2023 – March 15, 2023

Schedule: Webinars will be held Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm PST

 

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Using Immigration Portals Course Overview

Immigration to a new country can be an intimidating process. Fortunately, different online portals have been developed and made available to streamline the application process. These portals are highly interconnected, allowing applicants to manage all their immigration applications in one place.

This course covers the different online portals available for various immigration applications. Further demonstrating the usage of the portals, how they connect to each other, and the different applications and technical issues. After completion of this course, immigration practitioners can confidently advise their clients on utilizing the most suitable portal for their needs.

Topics/Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Identify the different portals used in immigration practice
    • Overview of which portals are available and who can use them
    • How portals interconnect with each other
    • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Understand and use temporary residence portals
    • What applications are available online for the different types of temporary residence applications
    • How they connect to other portals
    • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Understand and use permanent residence portals
    • What applications are available online for the different types of permanent residence applications
    • How they connect to other portals
    • Tracking status for applications
    • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Understand and use employer portals
    • LMIA versus LMIA exemption employer portals in employer-specific work permits
  • Understand and use provincial nomination portals
    • Different types of PNP applications (Express Entry versus “paper”)
    • Other portals associated with the applications (paying fees, linking applications, trackers)
  • Bonus Provincial application portals

Admission Requirements

There are no formal admission requirements for this course. However, due to the advanced nature of the material covered, it's presumed that attendees have a basic knowledge of Canadian Immigration Law in general.

Instructors

Subject to change without notice

Marina Snyder

Marina Snyder, Ashton College

Marina Snyder has been a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) since 2017, operating her own immigration firm in Québec and providing immigration-related services to businesses, individuals, colleges and non-profit organizations from coast to coast. Marina is interested in economic immigration, family reunification, temporary residence and citizenship and holds specific licenses for the provinces of Quebec and Saskatchewan. After moving from Brazil to Canada in 2007 as an international student herself, Marina felt there was a great need for assistance for newcomers in their immigration pathways; so, while living in Japan, she attended the University of British Columbia (UBC) Certificate in Immigration, becoming an RCIC.

Dates

Online

Part-Time:

  • February 08, 2023 – March 15, 2023
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held Wednesdays from 5:00 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

None required.

Fees

The registration fee for this course is $320.

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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