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Malik Muhammad Ali

Member of ICCRC - R406655


Federal Skilled Worker Program re-opened - Effective May 01, 2014

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is a points based system used to grant Permanent Resident status to applicants who are able to demonstrate an ability to become economically established in Canada. The point system is composed of six (6) factors, in which an applicant needs to score at least 67 points in order to be eligible.

  • Education: Applicants are awarded up to 25 points.Points will be awarded based on the assessment of Canadian educational assessment body
  • Language Skills: Applicants are awarded up to 28 points. Points for first language will be 24. CLB 7 and above is required for English Proficiency.
  • Experience: Applicants are awarded up to 15 ( 6+ years) points.
  • Age: Applicants are awarded up to 12( 18-35 years) points.
  • Arranged Employment: Applicants are awarded up to 10 points.
  • Adaptability: Applicants are awarded up to 10 points. Spouse Education points are replaced with English proficiency points. She/He will need IELTS (S=4, R=3.5, L=4.5, W=4) to score 5 points. This is equivalent to CLB 4 and could change once the points grid system is approved and implemented.

Eligible Occupations List

The eligible occupations stream will have an overall cap of 25,000 new applications and sub-caps of 1000 applications in each of the 50 occupations on the list. The cap period starts from May 01, 2014.

Eligible occupations (with their corresponding 2011 National Occupation Classification code) are as follows:

  • 0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services
  • 0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.
  • 0111 Financial managers
  • 0112 Human resources managers
  • 0113 Purchasing managers
  • 0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
  • 0311 Managers in health care
  • 0711 Construction managers
  • 0712 Home building and renovation managers
  • 0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
  • 0911 Manufacturing managers
  • 1111 Financial auditors and accountants
  • 1112 Financial and investment analysts
  • 1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
  • 1114 Other financial officers
  • 1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • 1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
  • 1224 Property administrators
  • 2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers
  • 2131 Civil engineers
  • 2132 Mechanical engineers
  • 2133 Electrical and electronics engineers
  • 2145 Petroleum engineers
  • 2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
  • 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
  • 2173 Software engineers and designers
  • 2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • 2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2234 Construction estimators
  • 2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  • 2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • 2281 Computer network technicians
  • 3011 Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors
  • 3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • 3111 Specialist physicians
  • 3112 General practitioners and family physicians
  • 3132 Dietitians and nutritionists
  • 3141 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • 3142 Physiotherapists
  • 3143 Occupational Therapists
  • 3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • 3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
  • 3216 Medical Sonographers
  • 3233 Licensed practical nurses
  • 3234 Paramedical occupations
  • 4011 University professors and lecturers
  • 4151 Psychologists
  • 4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
  • 5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters

Minimum IELTS Requirement:

The minimum IELTS-General requirement is (R/W/S/L = 6.0). For more information, please contact as at info [at] destcanada [dot]com

Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)

All Applicants have to get their foreign credentials assessed from one of the four education regulatory bodies designated by CIC. For more information, please contact as info [at] destcanada [dot]com

In addition to scoring at least 67 points and occupcation on the designated list, successful applicants must show that they have enough money to support themselves and their dependants after arrival in Canada. Applicants and their dependants must also undergo medical examinations and security clearances as part of the Canadian immigration application process.

If you would like to have a free assessment of your eligibility under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Please click here

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