ICAS is a Canadian company with over 20 years of experience in the assessment of international credentials. We are committed to helping people achieve their personal, career and education goals by providing accurate and reliable credential assessment services. Our reports help employers, education institutions, immigration officials and community agencies understand the education you have completed outside Canada.
ICAS is a member of the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada. As such, we are committed to the highest standards in credential assessment services.
ICAS is designated by the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to provide assessments for individuals who are applying for immigration to Canada. We are also an approved provider of credential assessment services for individuals applying to colleges in Ontario through ontariocolleges.ca (Ontario College Application Service/OCAS).
ICAS’s assessment team is among the most experienced in North America. Staff receive in-depth training in Canada by individuals who have an extensive knowledge of international education, but also an understanding of the Canadian perspective. Canadian and international workshops and training seminars enhance staff knowledge and provide information about changes in education systems worldwide.
ICAS’s Management Committee is comprised of experienced individuals from senior levels of government, education and industry. Drawing on their international and Canadian expertise, they are responsible for providing program and policy direction and considering appeals.
As a member of the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada, ICAS adheres to the Pan-Canadian Quality Assurance Framework in the Assessment of International Credentials.
Each year, ICAS provides assessments of senior secondary, postsecondary and technical qualifications for over 10 000 applicants.
We maintain an extensive and up-to-date on-site research library and electronic database of international education systems and credentials. ICAS has samples of hundreds of thousands of documents at all levels awarded by institutions in over 200 countries. In addition, ICAS subscribes to the electronic databases of other reputable assessment agencies and communicates regularly with governments, education institutions and other assessment agencies.
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