The process of having your credentials assessed, obtaining certification (if necessary), and finding employment in your occupation can take several months.


To stay current in their areas of expertise while seeking certification and employment, many professionals and tradespeople work in related occupations or take on volunteer or internship positions to gain Canadian work experience.

Search CICIC's Directory of Occupational Profiles to find information on:
  • occupations related to your field of qualification;
  • the labour market and employment resources.
Occupation name or NOC code:
Provinces and territories of Canada: