Immigration Consultant

Earn Your Immigration Consultant Diploma in Just 6 Months!

Do you want to help make the immigration process easier for qualified individuals and families who want to come to Canada? With Herzing Toronto’s comprehensive Immigration Consultant program, you can earn your diploma and be well on your way to a rewarding career in just 6 months.

What Exactly do Immigration Consultants Do?

Immigration consultants are knowledgeable about immigration and visa laws, and application processes for various types of visas. They use this expertise to assist people who want to come to Canada for work, study, or to become permanent residents. Immigration Consultants perform a range of duties, including:

  • Providing advice concerning visa and work permit requirements
  • Providing advice concerning immigration and legal processes
  • Translating documents and explaining their relevance to immigration applicants
  • Assisting with filing immigration applications
  • Assisting with gathering required immigration application documents

How Does Herzing Prepare Immigration Consultant Students for Success?

Herzing Toronto prepares students for a successful career in immigration consulting by designing the program with the latest information on Canadian immigration law, in order to meet the demands of this growing industry.

This program's curriculum has been developed in accordance with the regulations of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Students will graduate with a working knowledge of:

  • Immigration and Refugee Law
  • Temporary Status
  • Family Sponsorship
  • Administrative Tribunals & the IRB and Professional Responsibility (Code of Ethical Conduct of Members)

Most importantly, the program includes an 8-week internship where students will be able to apply what they've learned and gain real-world experience. Each student is placed with an employer that best matches their interests and career goals so that they're guaranteed to get the most out of the experience!

Career Options for Immigration Consultant Graduates in Toronto

Students who have successfully earned their Immigration Consultant diploma from Herzing Toronto are qualified to earn positions in a range of working environments, such as:

  • Law offices
  • Legal departments within any organization
  • Government offices
  • Private industry organizations

The average Canadian salary for Immigration Consultants is $43,000 per year.

Where do Herzing Immigration Consultant Grads Get Hired?

Students from Herzing’s Immigration Consultant program in Toronto have found employment in a related position after graduation. Example of employers include:

  • Borders Law Firm
  • Ferreira-Wells Immigration Services
  • InCanadaNow
  • Globex International Group
  • Mamman
  • Sandaluk & Kingwell



Register for Immigration Consultant Courses in Toronto!


  • Immigration and Refugee Law
  • Temporary Status
  • Economic Class
  • Family Sponsorship, Humanitarian & Compassionate Applications
  • Refugee Law and Protected Persons
  • Administrative Tribunals and the IRB
  • Business and Client Centred Practice
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Internship


The following are necessary to be enrolled in the program:

  1. 2 years of post-secondary education (or equivalent);or 2 years of related work experience
  2. Pass an aptitude evaluation
  3. Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field


In order to qualify for a diploma, a student must reach the following levels of proficiency:

  1. Complete a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of study
  2. A minimum grade of D (60%) in any subject attempted
  3. A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 (70%)


Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council ( requirements are:

  1. Proof of language ability (choose one).  Accredited language tests and required scores are as follows:
  • ENGLISH: IELTS-A: 7.5 listening, 6.5 for writing, speaking, and reading
  • ENGLISH: CanTEST: 4.5 for speaking and 4 for listening, reading and writing
  • ENGLISH: CELPIP-G: 8 for speaking, listening, reading & writing
  • ENGLISH: CAEL: overall band score of 70
  • FRENCH: TEF: (please refer to ICCRC registration guide)
  • FRENCH: SEL: (please refer to ICCRC registration guide)

**These requirements are subject to change**

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