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Who is CSIC e-Academy?

CSIC e-Academy is owned and operated by the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC). The Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) is a not-for-profit, self-regulatory body created to protect the consumers of immigration consulting services while ensuring the education, competency testing and discipline of its members. 

CSIC e-Academy is accredited with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) - accreditation # 3765. The PTIB is the regulatory body for private career training institutions in the province of British Columbia. PTIB sets basic education standards for accredited private career training institutions in British Columbia and establishes standards of quality which must be met by accredited institutions. 

Office address:

CSIC e-Academy

#501-3292 Production Way
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5A 4R4 

Mailing address:
CSIC e-Academy

#410-552A Clarke Road
Coquitlam, British Columbia
V3J 0A3

 

Email: e-academy@csic-scci.ca

Tel: 1-888-228-4598 (*If you are located in Canada or the USA click the button below to be connected to someone)

 

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Why should I choose e-Academy's Immigration Practitioner Diploma: Laws, Policies and Procedures Program?

There are many reasons to attend e-Academy such as:

  • Our faculty’s expertise
  • Our faculty’s willingness to help
  • Our career-focused program
  • Flexible schedules
  • The availability of our faculty
  • The program is accredited with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of British Columbia and fully compliant with the PTIB's requirements.

How do I get started?

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You will be asked to complete the online application and pay the $175 CDN application fee using a credit card. Once this initial step is complete, e-Academy will send you further instructions in an email.

Do I need additional software to take these classes online?

Most standard home computers are equipped with everything you need to take your classes online. You simply need access to the Web, an active email account, Adobe Reader, Internet Explorer or Firefox, and some sort of word processing program on your computer that can allow you to save documents in Microsoft Word format to complete the course work.

How much does the e-Academy program cost?

Application fee $175 + applicable tax

There are ten courses in total and each course costs $688.20 + applicable tax. All fees are in Canadian dollars.

 
* On July 6, 2012 CSIC e-Academy was approved by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada under subparagraphs 118.5(1)(a)(ii) and 118.6(1)(a)(ii) of the Income Tax Act.

Tuition fees paid from January 2012 onwards are eligible for tax credit and e-Academy will Income Tax receipts in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines. For more information please visit the CRA website.

 

Are CSIC e-Academy tuition fees taxes deductible?

On July 6, 2012 CSIC e-Academy was approved by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada under subparagraphs 118.5(1)(a)(ii) and 118.6(1)(a)(ii) of the Income Tax Act

Tuition fees paid from January 2012 onwards are eligible for tax credit and e-Academy will issue Income Tax receipts in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines.

For more information please visit the CRA website.

 

How does the program work?

Once an applicant has been admitted to the program, they are provided a unique online account to e-Academy's learning environment.The program consists of ten courses; each course is organized in sessions and students are provided with a course calendar which lists all due dates. The demands of this program are flexible enough for those who work full-time, but this is not a self-paced program.

When do classes start?

The next start date is scheduled for January 23rd, 2017. While cohort start dates are based on demand, there are limited seats available. We encourage you not to delay and enrol immediately.

Are there any financial aid options?

Currently, there are no financial aid options available. Students can pay on a course-by-course basis and each course takes four or five weeks to complete.

How long will it take to complete my Immigration Practitioner Diploma: Laws, Policies and Procedures Program?

The CSIC e-Academy program is 46 weeks in duration. It will take students 11.5 months to complete the program.

Is the program 100% online?

Yes, the program is 100% online. You will never have to go into a classroom or go to a campus to complete assignments or course exams.

How much time do I have to dedicate to my classes?

The program consists of ten courses, each course lasts four or five weeks. A typical student will log in for about an hour or two a day. All final exams are held online and are scheduled for two to three hours on a Saturday or Sunday. 

Who are the e-Academy instructors?

Our instructors are all professional immigration consultants or lawyers who specialize in Canadian immigration. They possess real-life experience and years of professional expertise in the areas in which they teach.

How can I be assured that I will have personalized attention?

Our class sizes average 10 to 15 students, which means that you’ll have that much more individual attention from your instructors and your classmates.

How do I submit my admission documents to e-Academy?

Most documents can be submitted by email. Simply scan the required documents and submit them via email to e-academy@csic-scci.ca.

Do I have to be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to take the Immigration Practitioner Diploma: Laws, Policies and Procedures Program?

Yes. This program is open to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents or individuals who have the status of an Indian as defined in Canada's Indian Act. Additonal information is available on our admissions page

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“The program is very flexible and interactive. I received a lot of feedback from knowledgeable instructors which was extremely helpful in understanding the course material.”
Rajinder Lotay
Kamloops, British Columbia