Carpenters and Candidates With Job Offer Targeted In Two New Nova Scotia Immigration Draw

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Carpenters and Candidates With Job Offer Targeted In Two New Nova Scotia Immigration Draw
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Canada immigration news: Two new draws through the Nova Scotia immigration’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream saw the province target carpenters and candidates with a job offer.

Both draws were conducted on October 7, 2021.

In the job offer draw, candidates required a full time offer of employment lasting at least a year, plus a year of relevant work experience and English ability of minimum Canadian Language Benchmark level 5. Further requirements are listed below.

In the carpenter draw candidates required a primary occupation of a carpenter, two or more years of experience in the field and English ability of minimum Canadian Language Benchmark level 5.

Details of further requirements are listed below.

Those receiving a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program have until November 6, 2021, to submit a complete application.


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Requirements for Nova Scotia Immigration Job Offer Draw

  • Job offer from a Nova Scotia employer for full-time skilled work in Nova Scotia that lasts at least one year.
  • One year of skilled work experience related to the job.
  • Canadian high school credential or equivalent.
  • Language ability in English at Canadian Language Benchmark 5.
  • Apply no later than 11.59pm November 6, 2021.

Requirements for Nova Scotia Immigration Carpenter Draw

  • Primary occupation of carpenter (NOC 7271)
  • Letters of reference from employers to demonstrate two or more years of skilled trades experience as a carpenter. (Self-employed candidates must provide documentation from third parties indicating the service provided along with payment details.)
  • Language ability in English at Canadian Language Benchmark 5.
  • Apply no later than 11.59 pm, November 6, 2021.

What Are The General Requirements For Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities?

Candidates must:

  • Receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program within the Express Entry system.
  • Meet the minimum work experience requirements of the Express Entry stream for which you have qualified.
  • Demonstrate sufficient funds to successfully establish yourself and your family in Nova Scotia and to pay your immigration costs and travel expenses.
  • Have legal status in your current country of residence.
  • Meet eligibility criteria in place at the time you are issued a Letter of Interest.

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The Labour Market Priorities stream was launched in August 2018 to give Nova Scotia the flexibility to target certain occupations and candidates through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.

Draws have been conducted aimed at:

  • French speakers.
  • Candidates with a job offer.
  • Registered nurses or registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012).
  • Advertising, marketing and public relations (NOC 1123).
  • Carpenters (NOC 7271).
  • Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111).
  • Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214).
  • Social and community service workers (NOC 4212).
  • Motor vehicle body repairers and automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOCs 7322 or 7321).
  • Programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174).
  • Other Financial Officers (NOC 1114).
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