Newfoundland and Labrador

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Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most eastern province. It is made up of two parts: Newfoundland, an island in the Atlantic Ocean, and Labrador on mainland Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador has one of the strongest economies in Canada because of its natural resource and technology industries. ( and wikipedia)

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Academy Canada PLAR ->
Institution credits
Immigrant enrolled in Academy Canada PLAR process provides students with an opportunity to document or demonstrate that they have achieved in excess of 70% of the objectives of a given course. Fees apply Admissons online contact
Tel: 1.800.561.8000
Association for New Canadians – AXIS (Acquiring eXperience, Integrating Skills) Career Services Service Immigrants Portfolio Preparation helps individuals organize and present work experience and competencies to a potential employer. AXIS Facilitators help individuals identify, articulate and document previous learning and experience. Sign up on online as a job seeker
Tel: 709.579.1780
Service Immigrants Facilitation of International Credentials Assessment provides support, information and referrals for internationally educated professionals who are seeking information about the process of having their international credentials assessed in Canada, licensure requirements and official translation for international documentation. Sign up on online as a job seeker
Tel: 709.579.1780
Services Immigrants Tools and information to prepare for employment in Newfoundland and Labrador both onsite and through e-Employment/Career Counselling (e-ECC). Sign up on online as a job seeker
Tel: 709.579.1780
Financial Assistance Immigrants Financial assistance to help with licensing fees, professional examination requirements, assessment costs, and specific gap training courses in field of expertise. Sign up on online as a job seeker
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Resources and services PLAR -> Institution Credits Focal Point Partner for CIIP clients, AXIS provides overseas advisory services; offers newcomer services towards a seamless transition to in-Canada settlement and labor market integration; facilitates access to language assessment and training, volunteer programs and employment services and programs. Register through
Referred to AXIS by CIIP
College of the North Atlantic PLAR -> Institution Credits Immigrant enrolled in SMU PLAR possible at all campus locations: Bay St. George/Port aux Basques, Burin, Carbonear/ Placentia, Clarenville/Bonavista, Corner Brook/St. Anthony, Grand Falls-Windsor/Baie Verte/Gander, Happy Vallley-Goose Bay, Labrador West and St.John’s. PLAR application form must be completed. Maximum credits awarded through PLAR are 75% of the number required to complete the certification/diploma. No fees. Tel (Toll Free): 1.888.982.2268
Live chat available
Online Request Information Form
Eastern College PLAR -> Institution credits Immigrant enrolled in Eastern College Eastern College will consider past workplace and volunteer experiences for academic credit. Online Information FormTel: 709.722.8580
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Advanced Education and Skills Resources PLAR -> Apprentice Credit Immigrant Individuals with recent work experience or are currently employed in a trade may be eligible to receive credit for their prior learning. A number of informational documents are on the website including RPL Information Sheet, Applicant Guide for Apprentices, Applicants Guide for Trade Qualifiers and Application for Assessment. Program Development Officer at Regional Apprenticeship Offices
Toll Free: 1.877.771.3737St. John’s OfficeTel: 709.729.2729Clarenville OfficeTel: 709.466.3982Corner Brook Office

Tel: 709.637.2366

Grand Falls-Windsor Office
Tel: 709.292.4215

Happy Valley-Goose Bay Office

Tel: 709.896.6348

Keyin College PLAR -> Institution credits Immigrant enrolled in Keyin College Process whereby candidates may provide evidence of knowledge and/or skills, for review by the administration of the college, in order to have previous learning recognized and credited. Policies and Procedures
Tel: 1.800.563.8989
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) and
Grenfell Campus Marine Institute
PLAR -> Institution Credits Immigrant enrolled in MUN Challenge for credit is offered. Two departments that consider PLAR are Nursing Studies (students of the BN program) and Police Studies (experienced police offered and others working in a policing environment) (1) Admission for Memorial University ; (2) Admission for Grenfell Campus ; and (3) Admission for Marine Institute,
Tel: 709.722.8580
Program Immigrants MUN is a member of Canadian Virtual University, which permits eligible individuals to begin their university program prior to arriving in Canada.
Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board (PFHCB) Newfoundland and Labrador PLAR -> Certification Credits Immigrant with Certified Level 1 or apprentice harvester Allows fish harvesters to demonstrate prior learned fishing related skills and receive credits toward certification upgrading. A total of 75 credits are available through PLAR in these four areas: Fishing Techniques, Maintenance and Repair, Management, and Navigation & Safety. Fees apply Tel: 709.722.8170

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