Career Services

We offer a variety of career services to help newcomers get connected to the workforce and restart their career in Canada. We also offer testing for academic institutions, as well as business and industry certification and assessment. 

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  • The study group sessions helped me pass the National Professional Practice Exam (NPPE). The career coaches were very nice and helpful. I truly appreciate the time they spent with participants in discussing the materials covered by the NPPE.
    Internationally Educated Chemical Engineer
  • Being a participant of the Pharmacy study groups helped me very much. The career coaches make a great effort in preparing different materials that give us the opportunity to practice and be better prepared for the actual tests.
    Internationally Educated Pharmacist
  • I received from my career coach different strategies, specific materials and help in preparing for the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE). The career coaches are very helpful and supportive. They helped me better understand the Canadian way of thinking and to be more confident writing the exam.
    Internationally Educated Nurse

Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers

Restart your career.

Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers is a no-cost career service centre that helps internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accreditation. We work with professionals in all occupations.

Restart your career and learn about effective job search strategies, labour market information, licensing processes, and employer expectations.

Our services include:

  • Career Resource Centre
  • Career Coaching
  • Workshops
  • Study groups for licensing exams
  • Industry information sessions

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Directions for Immigrants

Bow Valley College
West Campus Room 219
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
T2G 0G5

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tel: 403-770-5155
Tel: 1-877-297-2553
directions@bowvalleycollege.ca
www.directionsforimmigrants.ca

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Directions for Immigrants

Bow Valley College
West Campus Room 219
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
T2G 0G5

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tel: 403-770-5155
Tel: 1-877-297-2553
directions@bowvalleycollege.ca
www.directionsforimmigrants.ca

Connexion Carrière

We are the only employment centre for francophones in Calgary.

Connexion Carrière is a no charge francophone career service that provides one-to-one career coach access to enhance your job search.

  • Individual career and employment counselling
  • Resume and cover letter critique
  • Interview practice and job search strategies
  • Exposure course approval and IQAS assessment
  • Workshops on topics including Linkedin, working in Calgary, and English classes

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Connexion Carrière

Bow Valley College
West Campus, Suite W224 
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
T2G 0G5

Tél: 587-390-6262
Tél: 1-855-355-1777 (sans frais)
Fax: 403-355-1823 

connexioncarriere@bowvalleycollege.ca 
http://www.connexioncarriere.ca/

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Connexion Carrière

Bow Valley College
West Campus, Suite W224 
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
T2G 0G5

Tél: 587-390-6262
Tél: 1-855-355-1777 (sans frais)
Fax: 403-355-1823 

connexioncarriere@bowvalleycollege.ca 
http://www.connexioncarriere.ca/

Career Connection

Career services to get the job you want.

Career Connection provides you with the latest in technology and services to help plan your career. Access a short-term, one-to-one career coach to enhance your job search.

  • Enhance your job search skills
  • Develop a winning resume and cover letter
  • Discover the hidden job market
  • Practice for interviews  
  • Learn networking strategies

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Career Connection

Bow Valley College
West Campus
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
T2G 0G5

Tel: 403-410-3203

careerconnection@bowvalleycollege.ca 
https://mycareerconnection.ca/

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Career Connection

Bow Valley College
West Campus
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
T2G 0G5

Tel: 403-410-3203

careerconnection@bowvalleycollege.ca 
https://mycareerconnection.ca/

Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centres

We connect prospective Aboriginal workers with employers.

The Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centres (AICCC) is a unique service designed to connect prospective Aboriginal workers with employers recruiting for construction related careers. It is a partnership with NorQuest College, Bow Valley College, the Government of Alberta, First Nation communities, and industry organizations.

The service creates Aboriginal skills development and employment and assists Alberta business and industry with key human resource objectives. It responds to a business solution to address Alberta’s growth and skilled workforce shortages by engaging the resources of our Aboriginal population in urban and rural communities through career development/training and Aboriginal employment opportunities to support economic development.

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In Calgary and southern Alberta:

Bow Valley College
West Campus
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
T2G 0G5

Tel: 403-441-2380
aaccc@bowvalleycollege.ca 
www.aaccc.ca

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In Calgary and southern Alberta:

Bow Valley College
West Campus
300 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB 
T2G 0G5

Tel: 403-441-2380
aaccc@bowvalleycollege.ca 
www.aaccc.ca

BVC Testing Centre

We offer a wide range of testing services.

The BVC Testing Centre offers testing for academic institutions, as well as business and industry certification and assessment.

The Testing Centre offers workplace readiness testing and skills assessment for Workplace Essential Skills, such as document handling, literacy and numeracy and office skills assessment for typing, data entry, and proficiency in MS Office applications.

English language testing using the IELTS or CELPIP examinations is also available several times each month.

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How to Register

Candidates may use the online booking system to register for exams or assessments.

Businesses which have numerous candidates may register an entire group for an assessment sitting.

Contact:
externaltesting@bowvalleycollege.ca
403-410-1909

How to Register

Candidates may use the online booking system to register for exams or assessments.

Businesses which have numerous candidates may register an entire group for an assessment sitting.

Contact:
externaltesting@bowvalleycollege.ca
403-410-1909