News release

Government of Canada helps internationally trained nurses get their foreign credentials recognized and find quality jobs 

May 12, 2021  Gatineau, Quebec   Employment and Social Development Canada


Ready, Set, Start Program (RSSP) is a PCPI project funded by the Federal Government through the Foreign Credential Recognition Program (FCR).

Ready, Set, Start Program (RSSP) can help you start your journey towards Licensure/Certification through the Foreign Credentials Recognition Program. Start moving towards the certification you need.

There are 2 streams:

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) – First Session: April 12, 2021

(Click here to download CPA flyer)

Registered Nurse (RNs) / Registered Practical Nurse (RPNs) – First Session: May 17, 2021

(Click here to download RN/RPN flyer)

Program Components (both streams):
• 13-weeks in-class/online
• Support with credentials assessment
• Support with application submission to regulatory bodies
• Labour market information
• Language training
• Speed mentoring
• Job search support
• Post-program support
Additional Benefit (both streams):
• Eligible candidates may access low interest loans through our community partners to support you with tuition costs

Application is now open. Hurry! Limited seats available!

Please call 416-439-8448 if you have questions, or email: