Caregiver jobs in Canada for foreign workers-requirements

Are you planning on migrating to Canada? And you are wondering what kind of job is available to migrants in Canada? Then you do not have to search any more.

There are a series of jobs for immigrants to Canada; all you need to do is have the required skills then you will get your desired job.

If you are a nurse in Nigeria or Cameroon or you want to become a caregiver when you migrate to Canada. You must take a caregiver course which is a 6 months program that gives you comprehensive foundational knowledge on how to become a caregiver in Canada.

Where can you study to be a caregiver in Canada?

The top 5 institutions to study as a caregiver in Canada with acceptable certificates are given below. Note, international students, require IELTS.

  • Ashton College
  • TLC-International
  • ICS Canada
  • Western Community College
  • Canadian Imperial College


Where can a caregiver work in Canada?

As a caregiver in Canada, you have a variety of places where you can work depending on what you want.  You can work in the following sectors.

  • Private care agencies
  • private households
  • long term care facilities
  • home care
  • not-for-profit charitable agencies
  • within the community
  • assisted living facilities and lodges
  • self-employed

How much does a caregiver get paid in Canada?

As a caregiver in Canada, you can earn between $18-25 per hour depending on the caregiver company you work with. For entry workers, you can earn $24,375 per year while experienced workers can earn up to $34,125 per year.


As an immigrant that is in the health sector, a caregiver job is the most lucrative job you can easily get as the job is easily available to health workers. Most Nigerian nurses, Cameroonian nurses and south African nurses are into this job.

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