British Columbia Invites 70 Candidates In 29 BC PNP Tech Pilot Occupations

British Columbia Invites 70 Candidates In 29 BC PNP Tech Pilot Occupations
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British Columbia’s latest provincial immigration draw focused on 29 IT occupations through the BC PNP Tech Pilot.

The January 14 draw saw invitations issued to 70 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program candidates.

In Tech Pilot draws, priority processing through existing British Columbia streams is given to candidates with the right skills and experience.

The latest draw featured British Columbia’s two streams for skilled workers and two for international graduates.

The minimum scores were 90 for all four featured categories.  

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Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued
14-Jan-20 SI – Skilled Worker 90 Total: 70
  SI – International Graduate 90
  EEBC – Skilled Worker 90
  EEBC – International Graduate 90


What Are The 29 Target Occupations Under the BC PNP Tech Pilot?

NOC Code Job Title
0131 Telecommunication carriers’ managers
0213 Computer and information systems managers
0512 Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
2131 Civil engineers
2132 Mechanical engineers
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers
2134 Chemical engineers
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
2172 Database analysts and data administrators
2173 Software engineers and designers
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
2175 Web designers and developers
2221 Biological technologists and technicians
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2281 Computer network technicians
2282 User support technicians
2283 Information systems testing technicians
5121 Authors and writers
5122 Editors
5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters
5224 Broadcast technicians
5225 Audio and video recording technicians
5227 Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts
5226 Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
5241 Graphic designers and illustrators
6221 Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade


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