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Border and Immigration Services

Certificate of Achievement | 11101

This certificate program is a course of study designed to provide foundational information for those interested in pursuing a career in customs and/or immigration. Students are advised that Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) normally requires the completion of a postsecondary diploma or degree for most positions. The certificate will focus on the enforcement aspects of customs and immigration.

About the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

The Canada Border Services Agency is a federal law enforcement agency that is responsible for border enforcement, immigration enforcement and customs services. The agency was created in 2003 and oversees approximately 1,200 service locations across Canada, and 39 in other countries. It employs over 12,000 public servants, and offers around-the-clock service at 119 land-border crossings and thirteen international airports.

CBSA liaison officers engage around the world with international partners on important border-related issues such as national security and irregular migration.

Source: Canada Border Services Agency website, June 2013

Note: Immigration officers are not part of the CBSA. Immigration officers are members of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). CIC is the department of the government of Canada responsible for issues dealing with immigration and citizenship. The Canada Border Services Agency manages enforcement and entry control at borders and airports.

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