Preview of Application Process

IMPORTANT: This page is for reference purposes only. To apply for the PAIE Program you must submit an online application through the PAIE website.

First Name: 
Last Name:
Mailing Address:
Primary Phone Number:
Secondary Phone Number:
E-Mail Address:
Letter of Interest – mandatory document. Maximum length – one page.
Your letter of interest should answer the following three questions:
  • Why are you interested in the PAIE program?

  • What do you hope to gain from participating in this program?
  • Why do you think you are a good candidate for PAIE?
Proof of Status – mandatory document.
(Examples: Canadian citizenship certificate, PR card, record of landing, convention refugee letter, PR approval letter awaiting status to be finalized, etc.)
CLB Test results – mandatory document.
Accepted tests: ELTPA, CLBPT or CLBA.
(NOTE: If you have not yet completed your CLB Assessment, you may submit your IELTS or CELPIP test results as part of your application; however, you must complete and submit your CLB Assessment if you are accepted into the program. The IELTS or CELPIP test results must have been obtained within the last 12 months.)

If you studied in English, you must submit this document. If English is your first language – you do not have to submit this document.
Updated Resume – mandatory document.
Your resume should include all employment (professional and temp jobs) outside of and within Canada.
Credential Assessment Results - optional document.
(If you have these document, we strongly encouraged you to include it with your application)
Proof of licensing/certification status – optional document.
This could be a letter from the regulator/certification body, a copy of your membership, EIT card. etc.

For more information about each document, check this page: Application & Interview Process

1. a) Are you legally eligible to work in Canada? 
    b) If yes, what is your current status?
    c) Other (please explain)
2. How many years have you been in Canada? 
3. a) What is the highest form of education you have achieved? 
    b) Provide the name of all Diploma/Degree(s), Granting Institutions (Names of schools), and Year of Completion. 
    c) List any additional diplomas/certificates you have. 
4. What is the main job title/position/specialization you are pursuing? (i.e. Jr. Water Resources Engineer, Transportation Planning Technician, etc.)
Be sure to be specific about the level of the position (i.e. technician, technologist, management, team lead, EIT, etc.)

5. a) How many years of professional experience do you have in your field outside of Canada? 
    b) How many years of experience do you have working in your area of specialization? 
6. a) Have you ever worked in any job in Canada? 
    b) If yes, please provide information about ALL previous and current seasonal, part-time, temporary and/or full time employment below:  
Please provide the Name of the organization/company, Employment period (start and end dates), and Job Title. NOTE: This information must be updated and reflected in the resume being submitted in your application
    c) When was the last time you worked in your field?
Please enter the date below. Your answer should be formatted as: Month/Year. For example, May/2015.
    d) Please provide the name of the organization/company: 
    e) If applicable, list any volunteer work you have done within the last 2 years: 
Please specify: Name of the organization, Volunteer period (start and end dates), Job Title, and provide a brief description of your role and responsibilities.
7. a) Are you currently enrolled or participating in any employment program in Ontario? If yes, please specify
(i.e. bridging, job search workshop(s), resume and interview coaching workshop(s), etc.)

    b) Have you ever participated in any employment program in Ontario? If yes, please specify:
(i.e. bridging, job search workshop(s), resume and interview coaching workshop(s), etc.)
8. a) Are you currently participating in any language training program(s) in person or virtually?:
(LINC, ELT, OSLT, ESL, Conversation circles, etc.) 
    b) If yes, please specify: 
Include Name(s) of the organization/institution, Name(s) of the program / course / workshop, Start date and End date
    c) In the last 2 years, have you participated in any language training program(s) in person or virtually?: 
(LINC, ELT, OSLT, ESL, Conversation circles, etc.)
    d) If yes, please specify:
Include the Name(s) of the organization/institution, Name(s) of the program / course / workshop, Start date and End date.
    e) Please enter your most recent Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) scores below: (Note: only scores from the following tests will be accepted - ELTA, CLBA, CLBPT. We will accept IELTS and CELPIP scores on your application; however, you must submit your CLB Assessment if you are accepted into the program). Add the date that appears on your test result into the text box below.
    f) Reading: 
    h) Speaking: 
    i) Listening: 
9. Are you currently licensed in your field in Ontario? If yes, please provide details: 
(Please specify: Name of regulatory/licensing organization, Designation/Certification, stage of the licensing process)
10. If applicable, provide the name(s) of any professional associations you are a member of: 
11. a) Have you applied for any jobs in your profession/industry within the last 3 months? 
    b) If yes, which jobs have you applied for in the last 30 days? 
(Please include the name of the position applied for and the employer)
    c) How many interviews have you had for a job in your profession in Canada in the last 12 months? 
 12. List any profession specific seminars/conferences you have attended in the last 12 months: 
(Please include name of seminar(s) and/or conference(s) you attended) 
13. Have you had your academic credentials evaluated by a credential accreditation organization? 
(NOTE: If you have already completed a credential assessment, you are strongly encouraged to submit the results of your assessment with this application. If you are accepted into the PAIE Program you will be required to provide proof of credential assessment within 30 days of starting the program.)
14. a) Do you have a LinkedIn Account? 
      b) If yes, please provide the link to your profile (optional): 
15. If you are enrolled in post-secondary studies, please indicate the institution and anticipated completion date. 
16. a) Please indicate all software related to your experience using the list below: 
(Check all that you have experience using)
Microsoft Word 
MS Project 
Civil 3D 
    b) Please list any additional software you have experience using: 
17. Please specify your driver's license level: 
18. a) How did you hear about the PAIE Program?
      b) If you selected Other, please specify: 
19. I certify that the information in this application has been completed by myself, the applicant, and is true and complete, to the best of my knowledge.