How your credential is assessed depends on if you are using it for admission to a post-secondary institution or for employment. These assessments usually cost money and take time to complete, making it important to plan ahead.
Most post-secondary institutions run their own credential assessment programs that compare your credential to:
Alberta quality standards
Admission or certification requirements for your program of study
Regulated trades and occupations in Alberta are accredited by professional associations, who will compare your education to provincial standards. Here are the links for healthandother professions that are regulated, and what steps you need to take to work in Alberta.