Career Loans for Newcomers
Provided by: Achēv Career Loans
Provides free career and financial counselling and micro loans to Internationally Trained Individuals (in Saskatchewan and Alberta) in regulated and non-regulated occupations and trades, who are looking to return to their chosen profession.
- A virtual program designed to help newcomers who encounter barriers in having their credentials recognized, or who face challenges in securing funding to get re-certified.
- Eligible candidates are able to receive loans of $1,500 to $15,000, which can be used towards training, assessment, accreditation, exams, licensing and membership fees, and any required materials. Loan recipients have up to four years to pay off these low-interest loans, and will continue to receive personalized employment and financial counselling throughout.
- On an individual basis, clients are also referred to local based service providers in Alberta and Saskatchewan for services that can enable them to fulfill their potential.
Newcomers who encounter barriers in having their credentials recognized, or who face challenges in securing funding to get re-certified.
Available to permanent residents, Canadian citizens or convention refugees in regulated and non-regulated occupations and trades.
Visit the website and select "Register Now" to get started.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Information and resources on our website for members is available 24/7.
Saskatchewan and Alberta
No Physical Address
410 - 90 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga ON L5B 3C3
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