Build your future here with ISANS

Last year, ISANS worked with over 10,000 clients to build a future in Nova Scotia. At ISANS, we help you find your pathway to possibility.

Gain experience and start your licensing process

Our profession-specific bridging programs offer:

  • access to accurate information about the licensure process in your field
  • training sessions and workshops with experts in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, and finance
  • opportunities to complete work-based engineering or trade competency assessments with a Nova Scotian employer

Begin by meeting with an Employment Specialist who will help you create a special plan of action for your short and long-term goals, and who will recommend appropriate programs for you.


Regulated Professions

If you work in a regulated profession, you will need a license, certificate or registration to practice in your field. The pathway to licensure for your profession will show you how to get your qualifications assessed and recognized.

The professions listed on this page will provide you with information about:

  • Pathways to licensure
  • Profession-specific programs
  • Alternative careers
  • Resources and links

For more help, or if your occupation isn’t listed, please contact your Employment Specialist.

ISANS Employment & Bridging Programs

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International Pharmacy Graduates Bridging Program (IPG)

The International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) Bridging Program will help you understand and meet the standards…

International Medical Graduates Bridging Program (IMGs)

Are you planning to practice medicine in Canada? Are you preparing for the Medical Council…

Communication Strategies for Patient Interactions

This 8-week course is for internationally trained physicians, pharmacists, and dentists who want to improve…

Communication Skills for Engineers, I-IV

ISANS offers a communications course for internationally educated engineering professionals, as well as architects and…

Bridge to Work: Long-Term Care Aide

If you are interested in health care and would like to help older adults, in…