Seminar ID


Date and time

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 13:30 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

LSBC 3 CPD hours tentative
Expiry date: 31-12-2023

CICC 3 CPD hours
Expiry date: 15-2-2024


Capacity: 150


Express Entry (Advanced Level)

1)   Surviving COVID 19, an introduction and changes that affect EE
2)   Key Statistics and findings – EE targets and levels plan
3)   IRCC current priorities
4)   PNP Recap
      a. Must be EE specific Nomination Cert
      b. IF FST or FSW and no AE, need Settlement Funds
      c. Creating an EE profile – dual requirements
      d. PNP draws during Covid-19 – who’s being invited?
5)   Common issues with Spouses or Partners
6)   Common issues with Dependent Children
7)   Common issues with Education Credentials (Canadian)
      a. Human Capital Factors – Definition of Education points
      b. Additional Points – Definition of Education points
8)   Common issues with Education Credentials (Foreign)
9)   Common issues with Employment Verification Letters
10) Common issues with Arranged Employment
      a. FSW – has its own definition of Arranged Employment
      b. FST – has its own definition of Arranged Employment
      c. Owner/Operator LMIA Arranged Employment
      d. International Agreements or arrangements R204 Arranged Employment
      e. Canadian interests R205 Arranged Employment
      f. Creating a dual-purpose letter for employment verification & AE
11) Common issues with Trades Certification
      a. ICAS – credential assessment for Trades
      b. Provincial or Federally regulated?
      c. Meeting Employment Requirements of the NOC
      d. Getting the “Red Seal” and dual prov/fed certifications (ie. Employer sponsored BC ITA Aircraft Maintenance Tech Certification vs. Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – M)
12) Common issues with documents - Identification
13) Common issues with documents – Self-employment
14) Common issues with documents – Police certificates
15) Common issues with documents - Upfront Medicals
16) Common issues with documents – Proof of funds
17) EE Advanced Case Example & Assessment
18) EE Advanced Submission Letter writing and examples
19) Procedural Fairness Letters and steps to take
20) Common Refusal situations in EE
21) EE Notable Case Law
22) Technical issues and how to resolve them
23) Questions?


3 hours

regular fee - $ 90.00

No CPD - 50% discount





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