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Job Guide

Ontario Job Market for Foreign Trained Professionals

Every year over 100,000 new immigrants come to Ontario. That’s nearly 40 percent of all Canada’s immigrants. There is no doubt that it’s every newcomer’s desire is to find a well-paid job that match skills and qualifications in their possession. Ontario has many opportunities to offer newcomers, however; finding a job that matches your skills and qualifications takes hard work and sometimes it can also take time. Be prepared.

Regulated Professions & Regulatory Bodies

In Ontario, some professions set their own standards of practice. These are known as regulated professions. We believe that the majority of the University of Peradeniya alumni migrating to Canada have the potential educational qualifications and experience that is essential to register with these regulatory bodies. So, our focus here is to provide some guidance to University of Peradeniya alumni migrating to Ontario to register with relevant regulatory bodies and to find a professional employment. The following is the list of regulated professions and professions with protected titles in Ontario.

Regulated Non-Health Professions and Respective Regulatory Bodies

Architecture Certified Engineering Technicians and Technology
  • Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
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Chartered Professional Accounting Early Childhood Educator Forestry Geoscience
  • Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario
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Human Resources Professional
  • The Human Resources Professionals Association
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Insurance Broker Land Surveying Law Paralegal Professional Engineering Real Estate Agent Social Service Work
  • Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers
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Teaching Veterinary Medicine

Non-Health Professions with Protected Titles


Only those registered with the Ontario Institute of Agrologists as “professional agrologist” have the right to practice professional agrology in Ontario.

Chartered Chemist

Only those registered with the Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario (ACPO) have the right to practice as “Chartered Chemist” and are permitted to use the designation C.Chem. after their names.