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Foreign Credentials

Portage Learning and Literacy Centre 

Address: 110 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 0M1 

Phone: 204-857-6304 

Website: https://pllc.ca/programs/newcomer-settlement-services/

About: As part of The Portage Learning & Literacy Centre's newcomer settlement services they offer many different services to newcomers.  For more information reach out to them!

Manitoba Careers for Internationally Education Professionals Program

https://www.gov.mb.ca/jec/busdev/financial/ieps/index.html

The Manitoba Careers for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) Program supports internationally educated professionals towards their goal of working in their professional field in Manitoba.

It provides non-repayable financial assistance to help IEPs with assessment and training costs while pursuing registration in one of Manitoba’s 28 non-nursing self-regulated professions.

To be eligible, individuals must have started the registration process with a Manitoba regulator, and be motivated and able to complete the process in a timely, efficient and continuous manner. For most professions, this means completing the registration process within two years.

Individuals should contact their Manitoba regulator directly to learn about the registration requirements, process, costs and other important information.

WES - World Education Services

Phone: 1-800-361-6106

Website: https://www.wes.org/ca/

About: World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to helping international students, immigrants, and refugees achieve their educational and career goals in the U.S. and Canada. WES evaluates international educational qualifications, supports the integration of immigrants into the workforce, and provides philanthropic funding to immigrant-serving organizations. Since 1974, WES has provided credential evaluations to nearly three million individuals from more than 200 countries.

Manitoba Jobs & Skills Development

Address Portage: 1016 E Saskatchewan Ave, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3V2

Phone: 1-866-332-5077

Website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/ites/index.html

About: Manitoba Jobs & Skills Developments helps Manitobans with:

- Career Planning and Job Search Supports, helping you to get the skills, training, and work experience you need to reach your career goals

- Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities, offering a wide range of employment focused services to assist adults with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment

- Youth Partnerships, working closely with youth, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, community groups, educational institutions, provincial departments, and other levels of government to facilitate the hiring of students and youth up to age 29 by providing internships, grants, job referrals, mentorship opportunities and wage incentives

The Government of Canada's website also provides some great resources about foreign credential recognition.  You can read more on their website here

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