Restart your career.
Directions for Immigrants 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:
We are the only employment centre for francophones in Calgary.
Connexion Carrière is a no charge career service dedicated to helping francophone students with:
Offering 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.
Connecting prospective Aboriginal workers with employers
The Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centres (AACCC) 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.