IQAS for organizations

IQAS information, resources and workshops for employers, educational institutions and professional regulatory organizations.

For employers

The International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) can help employers in making hiring decisions for internationally-educated applicants by comparing an international worker’s credentials with education standards in Canada.

Our services include:

  • providing clear, accurate and reliable assessment certificates for potential candidates who have foreign educational credentials
  • issuing Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) reports for Canadian immigration purposes
  • issuing assessment certificates directly to employers and their human resource departments upon applicant’s request
  • issuing priority assessment certificates within 10 business days upon employer’s written request
  • providing International Education Guides that compare international education credentials

IQAS assessment certificate sample (2.1 MB)

Link to this site

Employers are encouraged to provide a link to IQAS on their organization’s human resource website, so that prospective job applicants can have their IQAS assessment certificate ready prior to the job application or interview.

For urgent inquiries

To meet immediate recruitment needs on a specific foreign credential, employers can phone IQAS at: 780-427-2655.

For educational institutions

IQAS can help an educational institution determine if an internationally-trained applicant meets their entrance / admission requirements.

Our services include:

  • evaluating an internationally-educated person’s qualifications and issuing an assessment certificate
  • mailing assessment certificates directly to educational institutions upon requests from applicants
  • providing International Education Guides that compare international education credentials
  • holding training workshops

For professional regulatory organizations

IQAS can help professional regulatory organizations understand foreign credentials and how they compare to educational standards in Canada.

Our services include:

  • providing clear, accurate and reliable assessment certificates for potential candidates who have foreign educational credentials
  • issuing Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) reports for Canadian immigration purposes
  • mailing assessment certificates directly to professional regulatory offices upon requests from applicants
  • providing International Education Guides that compare international education credentials
  • holding training workshops

Workshops

IQAS holds workshops for educational institutions and professional regulatory organizations on foreign education systems and best practices when assessing international educational credentials. The workshops provide information on international credential assessment methodology and various countries education systems.

Email IQAS for information on upcoming workshops.

Contact IQAS

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