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Financial Supports

  • Details on financial supports available for internationally educated immigrants working toward registration in their profession or trade.

Credential Assessments

  • Learn about academic credential assessments for work, study, professional registration, and immigration.

Work in Your Profession – 19 Fact Sheets

  • Each profession-specific fact sheet directs users to information, tools, and resources to help better understand the professional registration process in Manitoba. To locate, open link and scroll down page.

Work in Your Trade – Fact Sheet

  • Directs users to information, tools, and resources to help better understand the certification process for 55+ designated trades (including 9 compulsory trades) in Manitoba. To locate, open link and scroll to bottom of page.

Work in Your Trade – Information at Apprenticeship Manitoba


Manitoba START

  • The first step for new immigrants in Manitoba. This government-sponsored agency provides personalized information and referrals to immigrant services that will help you adjust to life, improve your English and find a job.

ENTRY Program

  • Free orientation program for immigrants
  • Explains all aspects of Canadian life, including work

Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre (WELARC)

  • Free language assessment for immigrants
  • Referrals to free English classes
  • Referrals to free employment services

Working in Manitoba Tool

  • Online tool to help prospective immigrants prepare for employment in Canada before and after arrival
  • Reports tailored to individual needs, including job descriptions, wages, skills, language training and job opportunities

Careers in Trades

  • Profiles of trades in Canada
  • Information on job skills, wages, training options, job postings and more

 Health Employment Manitoba

  • This provincial site is for doctors interested in learning more about job opportunities and the requirements to practice medicine in Manitoba.

Canada Information Centre for International Credentials

  • Directory of Canadian universities, colleges and schools
  • Detailed fact sheets on professions and trades in Canada
  • Information on the assessment of foreign credentials, qualifications recognition, prior learning assessment and recognition, and credential evaluation services in Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

  • Details on all aspects of Canadian immigration, including legal and procedural information, news and statistics, and publications and forms

Canada Immigration Integration Project

  • For immigrants from China, India and the Philippines immigrating to Canada under the Federal Skilled Workers Program
  • Advice and guidance to help prepare immigrants for employment

Regulator Websites

Report to the Minister

Download the Report to the Minister 2015-2017

OMFC Presentations

Download the latest OMFC PowerPoint presentations


Learn about upcoming events

Registration Reviews & Action Plans

Read regulators’ Registration Review Reports and Action Plans

Journeys to Recognition

Internationally educated professionals tell their stories