Supporting documents required – In-home Caregivers
   
 
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Supporting documents required – In-home Caregivers

You must provide your future employer with the following supporting documents so that they can follow up on your application for a Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (CAQ – Québec Acceptance Certificate) from the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion:

  • a photocopy of your diplomas and corresponding transcripts (including your high school diploma and corresponding transcripts);
  • a photocopy of the original proofs of employment (e.g., work contract containing a description of duties and number of weekly hours; pay stubs; contributions to social security; work permit or any other legal proof of payment for job experience) or a photocopy of the original certificate of qualifications corresponding to the field of employment in which you have been hired (the training must have been full time, in a vocational school, for a period of at least six months, and you must present the diploma and the corresponding transcripts).

 

Note:

For your job experience to be recognized, it must:

  • have been legally acquired over one year during the three years preceding submission of your application;
  • have been remunerated;
  • have been performed full time, without interruption, for a minimum period of six months with the same employer;
  • have been performed in the field of homecare for a child, an elderly person or a person with a disability, or in a related field.

 

You must also provide:

  • a photocopy of your passport (the pages that feature your photo, identity, signature and any information related to relevant work experience);
  • if your diploma does not prove that you studied in French or English, a photocopy of the original results of an examination demonstrating the attainment of at least intermediate knowledge of French as a second language or English as a second language.

 

The following examinations are accepted:

  • the Test de connaissance du français pour le Québec (TCFQ) issued by the Centre international d’études pédagogiques (CIEP);
  • the Test d’évaluation du français adapté pour le Québec (TEFAQ) issued by the Chambre de commerce de l’industrie de Paris (CCIP);
  • the Test d’évaluation du français (TEF) issued by the Chambre de commerce de l’industrie de Paris (CCIP);
  • the Test de connaissance du français (TCF) issued by the Centre international d’études pédagogiques (CIEP);
  • the International English Language Testing System (IELTS);
  • the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);
  • the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC).

 

You must send the Application for Certificate of acceptance (CAQ) for temporary work, duly completed and signed, directly to the employer.

Be sure to correctly complete the section entitled Authorization given to employer to authorize your employer to represent you in your procedure with the Ministère.

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Last modification : 2018-05-11
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