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Skilled Worker Immigration

  Skilled Worker Immigration Program:
Skilled workers are people who can become permanent residents because they are able to become economically established in Canada.

To be accepted as a skilled worker, applicants must:
Earn enough points in the six selection factors to meet the pass mark (67)
•  Education
•  Official Languages
•  Experience
•  Age
•  Arranged Employment In Canada
•  Adaptability

Under changes to the Immigration Act which went into effect on June 26, 2010, a skilled worker is only eligible to qualify and apply if: a) you or your spouse/partner have at least one year of continuous full-time or equivalent paid work experience in the last 10 years in one or more of the occupations listed below:

Restaurant and Hotel Managers, Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture), Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management, Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners, Biologists and Related Scientists, Architects, Specialist Physicians, General Practitioners and Family Physicians, Dentists, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Registered Nurses, Medical Radiation Technologists, Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists, Licensed Practical Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Chefs, Cooks, Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades, Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades, Electricians (Except Industrial & Power System), Industrial Electricians, Plumbers, Welders & Related Machine Operators, Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics, Crane Operators, Drillers & Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying & Construction Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling Service.