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Directions for Immigrants

Directions for Immigrants is a no-cost career service centre that helps internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accreditation. Their services are provided at no cost for eligible clients living in Alberta as they are funded by the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada. They offer several tools for success including : Career Coaching, Workshops, Exam Preparation Study Groups and a Library of Reference Books.

They offer exam preparation study groups specifically designed to prepare internationally educated pharmacists for three of the exams required as part of the licensing process with the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC).


The study groups are typically offered once or twice a week in 3 to 4 hours sessions and are facilitated by licensed pharmacists.
• Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada Evaluating Exam (EE) study group (72+ hours)
• Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada Qualifying Exam Part I (MCQ) study group (75+ hours)
• Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada Qualifying Exam Part II (OSCE) study group (75 + hours) plus a mock OSCE

The first step is to contact them to book an appointment with a career coach to determine eligibility. Phone: 403-770-5155 |Toll Free 1-877-297-2553

Please review their website for more information – www.directionsforimmigrants.ca