Get the Skills to Become an Immigration Assistant

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Help newcomers start their lives in Canada by becoming an Immigration Assistant

Immigration Assistant Diploma Program in as Little as 36 Weeks*

As an Immigration Assistant, you will provide essential support and guidance to individuals and families during what is often a challenging and stressful time. If you’re ready to make a difference in people’s lives, consider the Immigration Assistant Diploma program from CCBST.

This program is ideal for individuals who are compassionate, detail-oriented, and have a genuine interest in facilitating the immigration process for those seeking to make a new home in Canada.

Becoming a Professional Immigration Assistant

Learn the skills you’ll need for a rewarding profession assisting newcomers as they begin their lives in Canada. The Immigration Assistant program will provide you with the necessary practical skills as well as legal knowledge.

You’ll learn all you need to know about providing legal administrative assistance to immigration law firms and consultancy businesses in less than a year of training. Your teachers will ensure that you have a firm grasp of legal office operations, legal research, Canadian immigration legislation and processes, and more.

Is a Career as an Immigration Assistant Right for You? Take the CCBST "Immigration Assistant Career Training Readiness Quiz"

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Immigration Assistant Career Training Readiness Score Now >>

The best way to see if CCBST is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities, and meet with both students and instructors. Book a Tour Now or Get more information.

Course Outline

During the Immigration Assistant Diploma program you’ll learn:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Word Level 1 and 2
  • Microsoft Excel Level 1 and 2
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Administrative Law and Tribunal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Immigration & Refugee Law Overview
  • Economic Classes
  • Family Sponsorship
  • Temporary Status Refugee Protection
  • Citizenship and Permanent Residency
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Communications and Task Management
  • Practicum

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Immigration Assistant Diploma program will be able to pursue employment in a wide variety of organizations, such as:

  • Law firms
  • Paralegal firms
  • Government offices
  • Border services agencies
  • Large corporations
  • Courts
  • Legal Clinics
Thank you to all my teachers and CCBST for taking the time to teach me. I have learned a lot, and I feel that you have prepared me very well … You gave me the skills, knowledge, and confidence I need to be successful in my job. Many thanks to you all.
Maria Teresa

Funding Your Education

CCBST is an excellent option for individuals who want to get ahead without a major financial burden. At CCBST, tuition is more affordable than larger schools while maintaining the same quality of education.

You may also be eligible to receive OSAP (Government Financial Aid) as all CCBST programs are full time.

Lastly, you may qualify for Second Career Eligibility Ontario. The Second Career program provides support to laid-off employees who will benefit from retraining to find work. Please contact a CCBST admissions representative to see if you meet the criteria.

For more information about Financial Aid and Second Career Training click here.

Is a Rewarding Career as an Immigration Assistant Right for You? Get More Info…

To learn more about training to become an Immigration Assistant and to find out if CCBST is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information.

For immediate questions or to speak with a friendly CCBST Admissions Advisor, call:

Brampton 647-479-0986
Scarborough 416-769-9965
North York 416-960-5621
Mississauga 647-479-5612

*36-week program length when completed in normal time.