Saskatchewan PNP Targets Skilled Trades Jobs With 326 Canada Immigration Invitations

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Saskatchewan PNP Targets Skilled Trades Jobs With 326 Canada Immigration Invitations
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Saskatchewan has targeted 6 skilled trades occupations with 326 Canada immigration invitations in a new Expression of Interest draw through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

The September 15 draw featured 273 invitations through Saskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand stream, with a minimum score of 60.

The draw also featured 53 invitations through the province’s Express Entry stream, again requiring a minimum score of 60.

Those invitations targeted 6 National Occupational Classification codes for skilled trades occupations.

  • 7237 – Welders and related machine operators
  • 7241 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • 7242 – Industrial electricians
  • 7271 – Carpenters
  • 7312 – Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • 7321 – Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

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Latest Saskatchewan Expression of Interest Draw

Draw date Category Minimum score Invites issued Other considerations
15-09-2022 Express Entry 60 53 NOCs included: 7237, 7241, 7242, 7271, 7312,

7321

Occupations

In-Demand

60 273

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What is the Process for Saskatchewan Expression of Interest?

  1. Submit EOI profile.
  2. Enter EOI candidate pool.
  3. EOI candidates selected.
  4. Invitations to Apply issued via regular draws.
  5. Candidates submit full application within 60 days.
  6. SINP officials assess applications and make decision.

What Are the Requirements for The Occupation-In-Demand Sub-Category?

  • Score a minimum of 60 points on the SINP points assessment grid;
  • Have a language score of at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4. Employers and regulatory bodies may ask for higher;
  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship comparable to the Canadian education system. You must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree.
    • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada subject to an Educational Credential Assessment;
  • At least one-year work experience in the past 10 years:
    • In your field of education or training occupation, and
    • In an eligible occupation in NOC A, B, 0. See the excluded occupations list.
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan if your field so requires, as the authorities will not process an application without the licensure.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online.

What Are the Requirements for The Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category?

Candidates from outside Canada, or with legal status in Canada, qualify for this Saskatchewan immigration category, provided they are not a refugee claimant.

Additionally, candidates must:

  • Have a profile in the Express Entry Pool, with profile number and job seeker validation code;
  • Score a minimum of 60 points on the SINP points assessment grid;
  • Provide valid language test results from a designated testing agency matching those in the Express Entry profile;
  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship comparable to the Canadian education system. You must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree.
    • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada subject to an Educational Credential Assessment;
  • Have at least one of the following experience requirements in your field of education or training occupation:
    • One year of work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled profession (non-trades);
    • Two years of work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
    • One year of work experience in Canada in the past three years (trades and non-trades).
  • Have work experience in a high-skilled, eligible occupation in NOC A, B, 0. See the excluded occupations list.
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan where your profession is regulated, or a skilled trade. For skilled trades, a certificate is required from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online.
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