The February 9 draw saw invites issued to candidates in five specific occupations scoring between 260 and 489 Comprehensive Ranking System points.
The invitations were targeted at the following occupations:
- NOC 72024 – Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
- NOC 72106 – Welders and related machine operators
- NOC 72204 – Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
- NOC 72310 – Carpenters
- NOC 73112 – Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
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Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream Draw
|Date||NOIs||CRS Score Range||Express Entry profile submission date|
|09-02-2023||510||260-489||February 9, 2022 – February 9, 2023|
Ontario Express Entry: Skilled Trades Stream
The Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream targets skilled trades workers in the construction and agricultural sectors but could be expanded in the future.
To qualify applicants must have:
- Active profile under the Federal Express Entry system.
- At least 12 months, cumulative or continuous, of full-time paid work experience in Ontario, within the last two years prior to the Notification of Interest, in NOC major groups 72 (excluding occupations under transportation officers), 73, 82, 83, 93 (excluding aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors) or minor group 6320 (excluding cooks).
- Proof of Ontario license or certification if an occupational requirement.
- A valid work permit and residing in Ontario at the time of application.
- Minimum language CLB/NCLC level 5 or above in English or in French.
- Proof of required settlement funds.