Canada Needs Workers! Part 2: Workers and RCICs: 6 CPD Hours

$180.00 (plus tax)



Canada Needs Workers! Part 2: Workers and RCICs: 6 CPD Hours


RCIC Marjorie Quintos and her team have completed THOUSANDS of LMIA and Work Permit Applications while working for one of the largest Workforce Solutions Companies in Canada: Mercan. 

This is a unique opportunity to learn from a real guru in this subject, so be sure to let us know your questions about this topic by clicking here so we can answer them during the webinar! 


Event Date: This live webinar will be conducted on June 14 2022, from 16:00-23:00 (Eastern Time).

There was a total of 6 hours of live, interactive webinar time.

Although you will have these events in your account indefinitely, these videos will expire for CICC CPD purposes on the following dates.

Cost: $180 for this webinar video or part of our CPD Bundle.

Instructor: Kyle Broda, RCIC, M.Ed., M.A. and Marjorie Quintos, RCIC

Attendance: This event was hosted by live webinar from our offices at 1555 Rue De La Visitation, Montreal (Quebec) H2L 3C2. You are purchasing a video of the event.

Organization: RCICCPD by 

This organization is a recognized CPD provider by the CICC and the Law Society of British Columbia.

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Language: English

Agenda: This is the breakdown of the event.

Canada Needs Workers! Part 2: Workers and RCICs: 6 CPD Hours

Introduction to the ‘Larger Picture’ 

  • Introducing RCIC Kyle Broda
  • Course outline and opening questions
  • Data on Foreign Workers in Canada
  • Canada’s workforce reliance on foreign workers and immigration
  • Work Permits as described in Canada’s Immigration Legislation.
  • Special considerations regarding workers who intend to work in various provinces
  • The high-stakes nature of reaching their Canadian goal
  • Ongoing client services: Transitioning the client from worker to PR to Citizenship

The role of RCICs in working with workers

Licensing requirements for RCICs representing workers

The different types of Work Permits

  • Employer-Specific Work Permits
  • Open Work Permits
  • Work Permit Exemptions
  • Processes, timelines

A quick review of recent changes relating to Work Permits

Maintaining professional standards when working with workers: How the Code of Professional Conduct for College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Licensees guide the activities of RCICs who work with Work Permits

Can RCICs recruit and represent workers? CICC Code considerations



Introducing RCIC Marjorie Quintos 

  • Introducing RCIC Marjorie Quintos
  • Outline and opening questions


Mercan: Outline of how one of Canada’s largest foreign worker recruitment companies operates AND maintains CICC standards 


The RCIC role in the Work Permit Process 

  • Who is the client?
  • How do clients find you?
  • How do they transition into booking an initial consultation?
  • How to maintain competency in the area of work permits as per section 18 of the Code
  • Saving clients from misinformation and scams

The RCIC – Worker Relationship and Process

  • What is a typical client profile when enquiring about working in Canada?
  • Education, Experience, Language, Age, Country considerations
  • Short term vs long term goals
  • Current immigration situation
  • The most common questions and misconceptions that RCICs need to clarify for workers before an initial consultation

3 common situations (and solutions) for Foreign Workers who seek representation 

  • People who are overseas looking for Canadian Employment
  • People who are in Canada and are mismatched with an employer
  • People without status who are working illegally

Steps in the initial consultation with a worker

  • What to consider when the worker is overseas vs in Canada
  • The Initial Consultation Agreement as per section 23(1) of the Code
  • Managing client expectations as per section 22 of the Code
  • Transitioning (or not!) into retaining your services after this initial consultation

Example of typical questionnaire to be completed before the initial consultation 

Group discussion on additional questions to consider in the initial consultation

Specific situations involving the worker’s intent and ability to do the job 

  • Employer’s perspective
  • Worker’s perspective
  • Legal perspective
  • Ethical perspective

Steps in providing immigration services after the initial consultation 

  • The Service Agreement as per section 24 of the Code
  • Fee structure considerations when working with Work Permits
  • Issues (and solutions!) experienced while representing workers in Work Permit processes

It’s all about the assessment! Exploring if the client can obtain PR instead of a Work Permit

  • IRCC PR Data and Trends
  • Comparison with immigration programs
  • Comparing client profile to FTAs, WP Exemptions, Express Entry, PNPs vs RNIP

Cover letter and application tips

The Most Common Work Permit Mistakes and Practical Solutions

Scenarios 1-5 


Review and Conclusion 



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