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Course Design

The training program was provided by CIET (The Centre for International Education Training). Each compulsory course and elective course has two hours of instruction. All trainees must successfully complete the 11 compulsory courses and two additional courses chosen from the eight elective courses.

Structure of IECA training program

  • 26 hours of online/in-class training in total
  • Minimum of 20 hours of international education related internship
  • Written examination so as to obtain the IECA certificate
  • Written evaluation from CIET centre instructors

Price Structure

  • IECA program: $30/ course hour
  • IECA program required total course hour: 26 hours
  • IECA program total price: $ 780
  • Examination fee for certificate: $ 150
  • Internship fee : $600 (optional)

Compulsory Courses

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course hours

IEA100

Introduction to International Education

2

IEA101

The Role of the International Advisor

2

IEA102

Language Acquisition – Fundamentals

2

IEA103

Globalization and its Impact on International Education

2

IEA104

Cross Cultural Literacy

2

IEA105

Distinguishing Demographic

2

IEA106

Education Psychology Fundamentals

2

IEA107

Understanding Elementary and Secondary Education

2

IEA108

Pathways to Post-Secondary Education- Theory

2

IEA109

Pathway to Post-Secondary Education- Application

2

IEA110

Ethics and Codes of Conduct for Professionals

2

Elective Courses

 

Course Code

Course Title

Course Hours

IEA200

English as Second Language

2

IEA201

Preparing for the I.E.L.T.S.

2

IEA202

Preparing for the S.A.T.

2

IEA203

Understanding Canadian Universities

2

IEA204

School/College Accreditation

2

IEA205

Immigration Issues

2

IEA206

Resume Writing and Analysis

2

IEA207

International Educational Organisation

2

Target Trainees

  • Individuals who provide consulting services in International Education
  • Other individuals who are interested in international education (i.e. Parents who are accompanying their children overseas)
  • Professionals in other industries willing to enter international education
  • International students who are interested in international education consulting

Application Requirements

  • Must be minimum 18 years of age as of course application
  • Be an officially registered member on the SIECA Registry
  • Fill in out the pre-course questionnaire
  • Submit the CIET Training Centre Enrollment Application Form

Unique characteristics of IECA program

  • Frequent start dates so trainees can start right away
  • Morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend schedules
  • Shorter programs so as to expedite career advancement
  • Small- sized classes that are facilitated by highly- experienced instructors
  • Career services to help you with resumes, interviews, and job placements
  • Real-world work opportunities

Trainee benefits from IECA program

  • Opportunities to receive job recommendation or job offer
  • Internship opportunities in large international education platform
  • Opportunities to retake the IECA courses within one year
  • Opportunities to join training sessions held by government without charge
  • Access to inside information shared within SIECA through private platform

Career Development

By certifying the trainees who successfully complete the IECA training program, SIECA strives to help new graduates and mid-career advisors advance in their practical knowledge and skills – in international education consulting services so as to enter the industry competitively; IECA also helps non professionals to rapidly get familiar with international education; To provide professionals in other industries to gain professional information and knowledge in international education and offering opportunities for them to change their career path into international education consulting area.

Certificate Management

All trainees must take the examination of IECA certificate within 30 days after completion of the ISFC training program. The processing time for certificate would be 3 to 15 working days.

Based on completion of different training programs and applicants’ background, SIECA offers multiple levels of certification. All certified trainees must pass the annual verification process and examination.

For more information on the CIET Training Centre Certification Programs as well as the full schedule of SIECA Training courses, please inquire via email to info@www.sieca.org and include your name or your organization as well as your telephone number – or simply scan the QR code provided below.

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