P.D.L.E.S. services are based on a comprehensive one window access system to fostering welcoming communities that promote the economic, social and civic integration of new Immigrants, Protected Persons Naturalized Citizens.
P.D.L.E.S. also helps participants with skills by improving educational and professional standards and offers a number of sector-specific programs that support internationally-trained professionals to find a job in their related field that reflects their past experience. Each P.D.L.E.S. program provides participants with sector specific training designed to orient to their sector in Canada.
P.D.L.E.S. programs help prepare participants to complete licensure/certification processes for regulated professions, obtain employment in regulated or high-skill non-regulated occupations, transition their skills to alternative careers, and improve economic integration by working on a system-wide basis.
P.D.L.E.S. programs support the transition of skilled immigrants into Canadian labor market at a level commensurate with their skills and experience by providing service to adopt alternative careers or self-employment opportunities.
P.D.L.E.S. Partnership includes all key federal and provincial migration ministries; municipalities; national, regional, and local organizations involved in training, education, professional development, career building, settlement and integration of newcomers from all around the world.
About 20% of people working in Canada, such as doctors, nurses, engineers, electricians, lawyers, accountants, financial service providers, teachers and over 20 other occupations, work in regulated professions and trades.
On the other hand, the majority of jobs in Ontario to be specific & Canada are unregulated including higher and lower skilled professions. This means that you do not need a license or certification to do them.
P.D.L.E.S. can assist eligible participants to understand the process and getting license & certification to work within his/her previous skills or to find an alternate program matching with current credential and connect with the employer by changing the system.
P.D.L.E.S. Services are geared to support immigrants and persons with protected status and naturalized citizens.
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