Canada-Federal Skilled Worker Program
According to the recent updates in the law, a candidate intending to have a Canadian Permanent Residence Permit, need to meet some basic conditions and assessment factors prescribed under the New Federal Skilled Worker Selection Grid which can be summarised as under:
- The candidate who possesses one-year, within the previous 10 years, of work experience in one of the 50 Fast Track High Demand Occupations or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment; AND The work experience must be classified within
- Skill Type 0 (Managerial Occupations),
- Skill Level A (Professional Occupations), or
- Skill Level B (Technical Occupations and Skilled Trades) within the meaning of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system.
- The candidate should be capable enough to demonstrate Intermediate proficiency in one of Canada’s two official languages.
- As a candidate, you are required to score sufficient points under the skilled worker point grid comprising of six selection factors. The number of passing marks currently is 67 points.
- The candidate should possess a suitable settlement funding.
- The candidate is required to undergo a successful security background and medical examination.
Under the new rules, the candidate is required to obtained minimum of 67 points out of 100 points to qualify for the immigration to Canada. The selection factors making you eligible to immigrate to Canada are:
- Employment experience;
- Arranged employment;
The new program seeks to select candidates with the highest probability of economic settlement success and contribution to Canada. It maintains previous criteria with modification to the relative importance and point structure for each selection factor.