Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada


Overseas Scholarship for Technician Training

Chile | South America

Project Description

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) worked with Chile’s Ministry of Education to provide technical and adminstrative support by placing 75 graduate technicians from Chile in member institutions in Canada for a 12-month training to upgrade the skills. The training focused on imroving English language competency as well as on academic programs in areas, namely: mining technology, culinary arts, tourism, finance, business administration, and health sciences. Fifty-two (52) of the trainees further received training in specialized fields for another 12 months. The trainees were placed in the following Canadian colleges: New Brunswick Community College, Niagara College, Conestoga College, Red River College, Centennial College, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Parkland College, Algonquin College, Confedration College, Cambrian College, and College of the Rockies.

Start Date:

September 1, 2008

End Date:

August 3, 2010



Improve technical skills of graduate technicians from Chile through training in Canada

Funded By

Chile Ministry of Education - Becas Técnicos para Chile

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