AEC - Business | JCA.00 | Immigration Consultant

Offered during the day or the evening, this program was designed to meet the new standards and conditions of membership of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). According to current law in Canada, paid representatives must be certified to represent clients before the Government of Canada in matters relating to immigration or refugee protection. LaSalle College is the only institution in Québec to offer the new version of the program, as an AEC (Attestation of Collegial Studies).

Graduates of this program will be able to take the Full Skills Exam of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). An Immigration Consultant will be able to open his/her own immigration consulting office or work with a team of lawyers and/or notaries.

This program is offered at the Montréal and Laval campuses.

* In order to practice in Quebec, it is necessary to take a language test in French in a center approved by the ICCRC.

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  • Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants working with a team of lawyers and/or notaries
  • Immigration Consultant
  • Having successfully completed at least two years of post-secondary education or having a minimum of two years of related work experience in immigration or law and meet the admission criteria set for college studies.
  • Satisfactory language test score set by the College.

In this program, the use of a laptop computer is highly recommended. Students are encouraged to have their own laptop or purchase one before beginning their studies. This laptop must be equipped with the Windows operating system to work with all software. Standard or student license software must be installed when requested by teachers.

The following features are required for PCs:

  • Processor: Intel I5 minimum
  • Memory: 8 GB recommended
  • Hard drive: 500 GB minimum
  • Screen: 14 inches minimum
  • Connectivity: WIFI and LAN
  • Ports: Minimum of one USB 3.0 port

We recommend purchasing an external numeric keyboard if your laptop does not already have one.

Required software: Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Introduction to Immigration Law, Permanent Residence and Citizenship (60 h)
  • Recourses and Tribunals (60 h)
  • Communication and Writing (45 h)
  • Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Client Representation (60 h)
  • Practice Management and Operating a Small Business (45 h)
  • Accounting Principles (45 h)
  • Provincial, Territorial and Quebec programs (75 h)
  • Refugees and Protected Persons  (60 h)
  • Federal Economic Classes (45 h)
  • Temporary Residence (60 h)
  • Family Class and Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications (45 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.