New Career Directions for Newcomer Professionals


New Career Directions for Newcomer Professionals

Are you a newcomer with overseas experience in the Oil and Gas industry and looking to launch your career in one of Alberta’s emerging sectors?

The New Career Directions for Newcomer Professionals Program – NCD at CCIS is designed to furnish essential insights into alternative career pathways within these expanding sectors and facilitate a smooth and successful transition. The program also assists newcomers in highlighting transferable skills between sectors and sub-sectors, offering guidance for significant potential transitions in the energy sector. 

This 5-days workshop gives deep insights into the emerging industries in Alberta and prepares you for a successful career transition. 

We focus on six (6) sectors:

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Start Date
End Date

April 25, 2024

April 29, 2024

May 3, 2024

May 30, 2024

June 3, 2024

June 7, 2024

August 22, 2024

August 26, 2024

August 30, 2024

October 24, 2024

October 28, 2024

November 1, 2024

December 5, 2024

December 9, 2024

December 13, 2024

January 23, 2025

January 27, 2025

January 31, 2025

February 20, 2025 

February 24, 2025

February 28, 2025

Program Features

This is an IRCC funded online program that runs for 5 days (8.00am – 1.00pm) and featuring guest speakers from emerging industries helping clients to explore alternate sectors and successfully transition into the new industry.

The program assists clients with overseas O&G-related experience, explore new and alternate sectors like Cleantech, Petrochemical, Renewables, IT, Fintech, Supply Chain etc. 

The program serves clients not only with Engineering background but also from project management, finance, human resources, procurement, legal, administration etc. 

  • Newcomer to Canada 
  • Worked with O&G industry outside of Canada. 
  • Interested in transition to other emerging sectors. 
  • Completed Job Search workshops. 

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