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20200915 - Express Entry for Beginners

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Presenter/s: Julie McMahon RCIC

Date: 15 September 2020

Time: 6 - 9 pm Pacific

Location: webinar

Type: webinar and recording

Price: $75.00

CPD approval:

  • ICCRC 3 hours3 CPD hours approved - valid until 13 June 2022
  • LSBC 3 hoursApproved, expired - attendance at this course will provide you with .25 hours/15 minutes of ethics and professional responsibility component for your BC Law Society reporting.
  • For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta. 



Intro to Express Entry and Background

  • STOP – Confirm eligibility requirements
  • Federal Skilled Worker Class – key points
  • Canadian Experience Class – key points
  • Federal Skilled Trades Class – key points
  • Provincial Nominee Class – key points
  • An Introduction to the CRS & Ministerial Instructions
  • CRS Points Grid
  • Adding a Spouse or Partner in the CRS
  • Foreign Education Credentials in the CRS
  • Canadian Education Credentials in the CRS
  • Canadian Work Experience in the CRS
  • Foreign Work Experience in the CRS
  • Trades Qualifications in the CRS
  • Arranged Employment in the CRS
  • Additional Points in the CRS
  • Creating an EE FSW Profile – A real case example
    • Eligibility and selection criteria
    • Calculation of the CRS
    • Practical application
  • Creating an EE CEC Profile – A real case example
    • Eligibility and selection criteria
    • Calculation of the CRS
    • Practical application
  • Creating an EE FST Profile – A real case example
    • Eligibility and selection criteria
    • Calculation of the CRS
    • Practical application
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Top Five Practice Tips
  • Ethics
  • Q & A



 Julie McMahon RCIC

 A native of British Columbia, Julie has been a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant(RCIC) since 2013. Along with immigration practice, Julie has an extensive background in immigrant settlement services and career counselling. She is a member in good standing with the ICCRC and CAPIC as well as a member of the Career Professionals of Canada (CPC), holding several certifications in career counselling, psychometrics assessment and career development & transition. Julie holds a B.A. from UBC, a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from SFU, Career Counselor designation from SFU, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Development from DIT, and Immigration Practitioner Diploma: Laws, Policies and Procedures from CSIC Academy. 

Julie spent 8 years living and working in Ireland and the UK, returning to Canada in 2010. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to immigration practice. She has worked with new immigrants and overseas clients for over 15 years combining years of career counselling with immigration practice. Her passion is to help individuals make their Canadian dream a reality.

In her spare time, she provides Employment Law workshops to new immigrants at Chimo Crisis Services, is a volunteer with the Refugee Program with the Canadian Red Cross and volunteers with the Richmond Public Library and SOS Children’s Village Run. Julie is also bilingual in English and French.



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