Who is the licensing body responsible for Collectors in Alberta?

In Alberta, you must be licensed by Service Alberta to work for a collection agency. Collection agencies require new employees to be licensed.

What are the licensure requirements for Collectors in Alberta?

Internationally educated Collectors must 

• Follow the requirements of Section 12 of the Collection and Debt Repayment Practices Regulation regarding prohibited practices and knowledge of the legislation 

• Provide a criminal record check from your original jurisdiction if applying from out of Canada 

• Be prepared for a Credit Bureau check to be done 

For complete information on the licensing process for Collectors, visit the Collector’s License page on the Service Alberta website. 

What supports are available to support internationally educated professionals to integrate into the Canadian labour force?

Directions for Immigrants offers Clear Communications for Business to help you integrate into the Canadian work force. Topics include Active Listening, Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving and Teamwork. Visit the Job Success Groups on the Study Groups page for more information on this service and eligibility criteria.

What information sources are available for Collectors in Alberta?

Service Alberta 

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