In this article, the author continues to share their experiences as a foreign-trained architect navigating the process of licensure in Canada. They discuss their recent success in obtaining a LEED Green Associate certification and their ongoing efforts to fulfill the remaining requirements for full certification with the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB). They also share their experiences with taking an online course at Athabasca University to gain an in-depth understanding of architectural practice and management in Canada. Additionally, the author offers advice to other internationally-trained architects on how to improve their chances of securing a job in their field.
Are you a foreign-trained architect waiting for your certification from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB)? This article follows the journey of an immigrant architect as they navigate the process of obtaining certification and building a career in Canada. In this article, the author shares their experience of finally receiving their certification after 6 months of waiting, albeit with a condition of taking additional courses to further their education. The article also provides insight into the difference between full and provisional certification, and how it affects the process of enrolling in the Intern Architect Program and seeking employment as an intern architect.
Are you an architect planning to move to Canada or recently arrived and unsure of how to restart your career? This blog post is for you. Learn about the process of re-certifying your degrees, the challenges of locating your academic design portfolio, and the steps to take to register with your provincial architects’ association and become a licensed architect in Canada. Discover the cost and processing time for certification, and tips on how to prepare for the professional examination. Don’t miss out on valuable information to help guide your journey as an architect in Canada.