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What makes AOL Mississauga the Best Choice to Pursue Immigration Consultant Diploma?

There are numerous factors that contribute towards the overall success of students, and choosing the right institute is, undoubtedly, one of the most substantial factors.

We, at Academy of Learning, take pride in what we deliver to our students, as they pave their journey towards success with us.

There is a difference between merely receiving a certification, and having a clear understanding and expertise of what you study during the course. At AOL Mississauga, you will notice the difference since day one, you will never walk out of the class uniformed.

Key Facts about AOL Mississauga’s Immigration Consultant Diploma Course

  • Unsurpassed Faculty (seasoned in the field of immigration)
  • Accredited by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC)
  • Your choice of schedule: at the  Academy of Learning Mississauga campus, you have options to choose from morning, evening or the Weekend Batch
  • 29 Week course, including internship
  • Updated Study Material
  • Complete preparation to challenge the ICCRC Entry to Practice Exam
  • Unmatched Guidance during the diploma and preparatory course
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Your Roadmap to Become an Immigration Consultant

These are the 3 stages you must complete to officially practice as an immigration consultant in Canada.

1. Graduate from an accredited Immigration Consultant program

2. Pass the Entry to Practice Exam conducted by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC)

3. Become a member of the ICCRC

Congratulations!You are finally a regulated immigration consultant, ready to start a prospering career in the field of immigration. 

Our Success Stories

It was a great experience learning at AOL Mississauga. The highly experienced and knowledgeable instructors and advanced learning system enabled me to have acquired not only knowledge but also important skills for the immigration consultant job market. Thank you AOL Mississauga for making my career dream come true. ” – Meng Simone Zhang, Immigration Consultant Graduate

“I studied in this college and successfully cleared my EPE Exam. I am an RCIC now, thanks to AOL and their staff for helping me in attaining my goal. knowledgeable faculty, Experienced leadership is what you can expect at AOL Mississauga. ” – Imran Mohammed, Immigration Consultant Graduate

To know more about this course, visit our Immigration Consultant Diploma page, or contact us today.

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Five Factors to Keep in Mind Before You Book the English Language Test

In a country like Canada, it is difficult to prove your professional capabilities, if you are an immigrant, without taking a language test in either English or French or both in some cases. This is the reason that English Language Assessments play a key role in deciding your pathway to success, because language requirements are to be fulfilled in most of the professions. If you are one of the immigrants with English as a second language, continue reading the article to have a better understanding of all that requires your consideration before you make up your mind to sit for a language test. Let’s discuss each of these factors, one at a time.

Mode of Test

First thing that you should search about before booking a language is –mode of conduct. It simply means how the test would be conducted; we need to know if the test is paper based or computer based. Many of us are still not able to concentrate if we have to read something from a computer screen, and if you end up choosing a test that is computer-based, you will not be able to manage time and will keep jumping from one screen to the other. Thus, it becomes crucial to decide which mode you are most comfortable in and finalize accordingly.

Pattern of Test

Apart from the mode of test, pattern of the test stands second in line when it comes to crucial factors affecting your score in the language assessment. All the language tests are based on four modules, that is, reading, writing, listening and speaking. The patter for each differs though. For instance, there are tests in which speaking comes first (CAEL), and there are others which want you to take the listening module in the beginning (IELTS). Not only the sequence, but the kind of questions that each module has in different language tests, is also a deciding factor in your band scores. Take CAEL for example, it has every module covered in different sections, which means you will be doing Reading, Speaking and listening or writing at the same time in most of the sections, whereas, when it comes to IELTS, you will be assessed on one skill/module at a time.

Duration of test

Third of all, is the duration of the test. For some people, it becomes difficult to sit for all the modules in one go and get done with it, while there are others who specifically would prefer tests which will allow them to take the test in one go. It has a lot of psychological bearing which indirectly affects our confidence, concentration and eventually our score, so, keep the duration of the test in mind, before finalizing your test type.

Availability of Dates and Test Centres

Whether a test is available in your area and at the time you wish to take it, is another factor to be kept in mind. It can be a burden if you have to travel to another place for the sake of taking test; it will not only be tiring physically, but psychologically as well. Sometimes, there are tests which have restrictions when it comes to booking a test on a particular date and time, if there are not many options available, you might have to shuffle your schedule or take an off from work. Difficult, isn’t it?

Acceptance of Test

Finally, it’s indispensable to check if the test you have chosen is accepted for the purpose you are taking a test. There are individuals who book a test without knowing the requirements of eligibility as far as language is concerned. They do not only end up wasting money, but their efforts to get through the test as well.There have been incidents when people were required to take IELTS (Academic), but ended up taking IELTS (GENERAL), simply, because they had been too indolent to search about the eligibility requirements.

Before you decide which test to take, it’s always better to think of these five key elements that would make your choice easy and perfect.

Click here to view our available English Language Courses.

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English Language Courses Available

We are Happy to announce the inclusion of English language Courses at our campus.

There is something for everyone at our school who wishes to learn English language. It doesn’t matter which level you are at now, we are here to help you with what you need to achieve. Whether you are looking forward to join classes for improving your communication skills or you are required to take an English language test to get a professional license in Canada, we will help you achieve the desired language score in your English exam.

All you need to do is, enroll yourself in one of the courses that suits you and participate actively during the practice sessions. Our English courses have been tailored keeping in mind the requirements of students and we are pretty flexible with the modules you want to undertake.

We offer classes in the following programs.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

If you are an individual whose first language is not English and you have a desire and a need to improve your English Language skills, we are here to help you with that. You will get a chance to improve your English language skills in classroom which will have students of the same level and you will be given various task-based and text-based instructions to help you improve your communication skills in English.

IELTS PREPARATION COURSE

Our IELTS preparation course prepares students on achieving the desired band score in IELTS Academic and IELTS General Module.

To select the course that suits you, you can ask one of our admission advisors for an assessment and we will let you know what suits you best.

There are three courses as far as our IELTS Preparation program is concerned. We have designed these courses as per the level of each student. If you are just looking forward to practice and get a feedback on your performance, we have a 20 hour program for you and if you think you want some lessons on grammar that would help you score a higher band score, we have a 40 hours course, on the other hand, if you are a beginner and you want a course that will teach you the basics, our 60 hours preparation program would be best for you.

CAEL-Canadian Academic English Language Assessment

We prepare students in CAEL, so they are confident while taking the exam and can secure the desired band score. You will be getting hands on practice on the sample practice tests since day one, so, by the time you book the test, you are familiar with the pattern of the test.

The students will be trained on all the four skills that is listening, reading, writing and speaking.

For more details on our English language Courses, Please contact us today or visit our English Language Courses Page.

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4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BEING AN IMMIGRATION CONSULTANT

Immigration consultants help people immigrate from one country to another for study, work, travel or business purpose. They provide legal services in the area of immigration law as permitted by legislation.

Earn your Immigration Consultant diploma in one year or less

1. What do immigration consultants do?

The responsibilities of immigration consultants include but are not limited to:

  • Assessing clients’ chances of being approved for a visa;
  • Preparing clients for VISA interviews, if needed;
  • Helping prepare clients’ immigration applications and paperwork, or proofreading them to ensure they are accurate and error-free;
  • Assisting clients in all facets of immigration to Canada, including family sponsorship, express entry, refugee claims, permanent residency, or studying/working in Canada.

2. How are immigration consultants regulated in Canada?

The Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) is a national regulatory body that serves and protects the public by overseeing licensed immigration and citizenship consulting and international student advising professionals. The ICCRC is designated by the government of Canada to regulate Canadian immigration, citizenship and international student advising services.

In order to become an immigration consultant, you must obtain proper designations. You will be required to pass the Full Skills Examination administered by Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Qualified service providers of these regulated professions are known as Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) and Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs).

3. How much do immigration consultants make?

According to PayScale Canada, the average salary for an Immigration Consultant is C$46,767 per year. The average annual salary for immigration consultant ranges from $30,732 to $66,965. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job, and common health benefits such as dental, medical and vision are available for all professionals in this field.

4. How to become an immigration consultant?

To register with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and become a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), there are several requirements you need to meet.

You need to have the Knowledge of Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law; clean police background checks for all countries you have lived in for 6+ months since you were 18 years old; meet a certain language test standard (for instance, a score 6.5 in listening, reading, writing and speaking in IELTS); complete a post-secondary accredited program, such as the Immigration Consultant Program we offer at Mississauga Campus; and pass the ICCRC Full Skills Exam. You also need to obtain citizenship or permanent residence of Canada or Indian Status.

Academy of Learning Career College’s Immigration Consultant Diploma program

The Immigration Consultant Diploma program at Academy of Learning Mississauga is designed to prepare students for a wide range of opportunities within the immigration consultancy field. Students learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of the profession required to advise and represent potential immigrants before Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Immigration and Refugee Board, and the Canadian Border Services Agency.

The accredited Immigration Consultant Diploma program also prepares students to write the Full Skills Examination administered by Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) to obtain their Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) designation.

Learn more about Academy of Learning Mississauga’s Immigration Consultant Diploma Course

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