The Canadian Province- Saskatchewan opens for 1000 new applications

Posted on October 27, 2017

One of the most prominent Express Entry aligned sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program, the International Skilled Worker- Express Entry has reopened today. It has been stated that during this intake, the province will be accepting 1000 applicants and giving a chance to candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for a provincial nomination. The last opening of this program was announced in the late July, wherein 600 new applications were taken within a couple of days.

Upon the success of this application, the Express Entry candidate will be able to score 600 additional points on this Comprehensive Ranking score. Since the provincial nomination of the SINP International Skilled Worker-Express Entry sub-category works on a first-come first-served basis and reaches the target cap at a faster pace, interested and eligible applicants are advised to submit their application without any delay.

Benefits:

  • Nomination from Saskatchewan increases score by 600 CRS
  • This means that applicant can gain quicker PR without job offer
  • Province nominations are also a great way to mark a profile into high priority for employment opportunities

Basic Eligibility requirements:

  • Meet all requirements of Canada immigration eligibility
  • Score of 60 points on Canada SINP points based grid
  • Evidences of Language assessment with required results for Canada Immigration
  • Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation code
  • level of experience in the a highly skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) that is considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan (refer list below)
  • Proof of sufficient funds to manage stay
  • If residing in Canada, proof of legal status

Occupations that are in-demand

According to the columns of CICnews.com, the below 42 occupations are new on the demand list and do not require any professional licensure to receive a nomination.

 

NOC OCCUPATION
0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services
1112 Financial and investment analysts
1122 Managers in Professional occupations in business management consulting
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
2211 Chemical technologists and technicians
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
2121 Biologists and related scientists
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2253 Drafting technologists and technicians
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0821 Managers in agriculture
0911 Manufacturing managers
0912 Utilities managers

 

Occupations that require Professional licensure:

The province of Saskatchewan demands a professional licensure for several occupations in order to complete the process. The process of obtaining a professional licensure can be completed outside Canada too.

 

NOC OCCUPATION NON-RESIDENT OF CANADA PATHWAY TO LICENCURE
0211 Engineering managers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2131 Civil engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2132 Mechanical engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2151 Architects Refer to Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) notes
2154 Land surveyors Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS)
2173 Software engineers and designers Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS)
2175 Web designers and developer Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS)
4151 Psychologists College of Psychologists
4212 Social and community service workers Canadian Association of Social Workers
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants Ministry of Education
3211 Medical laboratory technologists Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists
3216 Medical sonographers Sonography Canada
6331 Meat cutters Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7231 Machinists Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7272 Cabinetmakers Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7311 Industrial mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7237 Welders Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)

Source: CICnews