An online resource to help:

  • newcomers from a regulated occupation who are considering a shift to an alternative career or unregulated job
  • employers understand the technological sectors in other countries as a means to harness the skills of high-skilled, unlicensed newcomers in alternative occupations.

Newcomers with skills to contribute

If re-entering a regulated career in Canada is not a realistic, practical goal for you, check out IMPACT, a resource that shows you how you can make full use of your experience, skills and knowledge in technology in an unregulated occupation.

IMPACT for Newcomers

Employers with jobs that do not need licenses

Gain access to resources that help you hire newcomers with in-demand skills for technical jobs that don’t require a licence.

IMPACT for Employers

Special Features

IMPACT resources for newcomers include:

  • webinars for newcomers interested in alternative careers in three different technology sectors
  • animated flow charts for varied career paths
  • newcomer success stories in alternative careers

IMPACT resources for employers include:

  • employer guides to hiring internationally trained professionals
  • employer toolkit to provide easy-to-use hiring instruments for testing knowledge of applicants


What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson