Canada Priority Skills

The following skilled trades are eligible for fast track Canadian permanent residence processing

Canada: Skills in Demand, Starting on May 1, 2014

1. Click here for complete Federal Skilled Workers Class list (No job offer required, 6 bands each in all IELTS components required)

Total 25,000 applications for 2014-15

  • Total 50 Trades Include: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer engineers (& programmers); Nurses, Doctors, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Professors etc. (1000 PR spots per category)

2. Click here for complete Federal Skilled Trade Class list (MUST have a job offer and 5 bands in IELTS)

Total 5000 applications intake for 2014-15

  • Total 43 trades Include: Supervisors of mechanic trades (automotive, AC etc), Carpentry, Forestry, Farming and Livestock etc.
  • Electricians, Welders, Machinists, Sheet metal workers, Plumbers, Crane Operators, AC & Refrigeration mechanics, Electronics & Communication technicians, Aircraft mechanics, Elevator mechanics etc.

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Quebec: Skills in Demand

Click here for complete latest 2015 Quebec list (No job offer required from Canada to qualify, Only French intermediate level B2 will be considered for points, no points for below B2 level)

The following trades are from the outdated list 2009 and 2013: Includes the following trades (Trades in Red ink 16 points, Trades in blue ink 12 points, others 6 points) ,

  • BSc: Chemistry, Bio Chemistry, Nursing, Statistics
  • B.E: Computer Engineering, Aeronautical and aerospace engineering
  • Diploma 3 year : Nursing, Insurance and Financial Advisory, Business Administration, Chemical, Civil engineering, Radiation oncology technician, Diagnostic radiology technician, Food processing and quality technology
  • Diploma 1 or 2 years (After 10+2 education): Welding 2 years, Sheet metal 1.5 years, Plumbing and heating 2 years, Masonry (1 year), Computer Support (2 years), Pharmacy 2 years, Retail butchery (1 Year), Machining techniques (2 years) etc.

To find out your eligibility, you MUST fill out our assessment form

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British Columbia (BC): Skills in Demand

  • Click Here for complete BC list (Must have a job offer from BC for all occupations)
  • Jobs can be found in BC using this tool

Includes following health occupations

  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Midwives

Includes following unskilled or semi-skilled occupations in Skill Type C or D of NOC Matrix

  • Occupations in Long Haul Trucking
  • Occupations in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Occupations in food Processing
  • All occupations in skill type C or D, if applying in the Northeast Development region of BC

All Skilled Occupations in NOC Matrix O, A or B are eligible if Job market trends are positive in BC for these occupations

Nova Scotia Skills in demand

Regional labour Market Demand List: Opening on February 28, 2014, applications intake will start on March 6, 2014

The following occupations qualify for Canadian PR under Nova Scotia Nominee Program and do not require a job offer: http://novascotiaimmigration.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/In-Demand-List-of-Occupations.pdf

For more information, check this link:

http://singhandassociates.org/2013/05/16/canada-pr-through-nova-scotia-nominee-program-pnp/

or go to this link:

http://novascotiaimmigration.com/immigrate/immigrateregional-labour-market-demand/