Mentoring Program 

The College’s Mentoring Programs support Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) and Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) in the development of the knowledge, skills, values, ethics and attitudes required to practise with professional competence.


There will be three mentoring programs for licensees, starting with the New-Licensee Mentoring Program which is currently available for new RCICs. As additional mentoring programs become available for RCICs and RISIAs, details will be shared.

Program Outcomes

The College’s New-Licensee Mentoring Program outcomes are aligned with the Essential Competencies for RCIC Practice. They include:

  • High standards of practice across the profession.
  • Knowledge transfer from experienced licensees.
  • Professional development through hands-on practice.
  • Competency development for licensees across career stages.
  • Enhanced public confidence and trust in the profession.
New-Licensee Mentoring Program 
Voluntary Mentoring Program

In Development

   Remedial Mentoring Program

In Development



New-Licensee Mentoring Program

The New-Licensee Mentoring Program is mandatory for Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) who received their Letter of Authority on or after July 1, 2022. The program is conducted in a group format and involves a period of practical experience for new RCICs under the guidance of an experienced licensee, followed by formal assessments.

New RCICs have a maximum of 2 attempts to complete the program.

When does the program start?
The New-Licensee Mentoring Program is a 4-month online program offered each year. The program started in 2022 and the next enrolment will be available in September 2024.

Who is required to enrol in the program?
All new RCICs must complete the program within the first 2 enrolments available after becoming licensed.

The 2024 enrolment is mandatory for:

• RCICs who received their Letter of Authority (LOA) between July 1 and September 30, 2022, and did not complete or who failed the previous enrolment.
• RCICs who received their Letter of Authority (LOA) between October and November 2022.

How can new RCICs enrol?
RCICs required to join the program will receive an email with instructions on how to enrol.

What are the consequences for not completing the program?
Failure to complete the program within the first 2 enrolments available when you become licensed, could result in the suspension or revocation of licence. This is in line with the New-Licensee Mentoring Program Policy

To guide the journey to success in the program, licensees are required to:

• Engage in weekly live group mentoring meetings, including an orientation session. Licensees have the flexibility to choose from pre-scheduled sessions.
• Fulfill weekly competency assessments to evaluate progress and development.
• Carefully review session dates to align with personal commitments and program requirements.

How can experienced RCICs become mentors?
Experienced RCICs with at least 3 years of practice expertise in one or more of the following areas can apply online to be a mentor. 

  • Super Visa
  • Citizenship
  • Family Class
  • Student Permit
  • Economic Class
  • Quebec-Specific Classes
  • Temporary Foreign Workers
  • Refugee and Humanitarian Considerations

Benefits of Being a Mentor

By serving as a mentor, experienced licensees will have the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills, expand their professional network and make a lasting difference in the profession. 

Additional benefits include:

  • Exclusive Resources: Access online mentoring resources and participate in orientation sessions tailored to your needs.
  • Ongoing Support: Program staff will provide support throughout the mentoring process.
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours: Earn CPD hours to enrich your professional growth and competency.
  • Stipend: Mentors will receive a stipend of $1000.

To enrol in the program, RCICs are required to pay a non-refundable program fee of $665. Additional fees will apply for late registration and re-enrolment.

New-Licensee Mentoring Program fees $665 
Re-enrolment fee $532 
Administrative fee (for late registration)  $150 

Refer to the New Licensee Mentoring Program Policy for more details.


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