Friday, July 29, 2011

Total complete applications received since July 1, 2011

On July 1, 2011, the eligibility criteria for Federal Skilled Worker applicants changed.
Between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012, a maximum of 10,000 complete Federal Skilled Worker applications will be considered for processing. Within the 10,000 cap, a maximum of 500 Federal Skilled Worker applications per eligible occupation will be considered for processing within this same time frame.
These limits do not apply to applications with an offer of arranged employment (job offer).
Applications received toward the overall cap: 529 of 10,000 as of July 29, 2011

Applications received per eligible occupation:

Eligible Occupation
(by National Occupational Classification [NOC] code)
Number of Complete Applications Received*
0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers21
0811 Primary Production Managers (except Agriculture) 5
1122 Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management259
1233 Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners6
2121 Biologists and Related Scientists17
2151 Architects11
3111 Specialist Physicians7
3112 General Practitioners and Family Physicians3
3113 Dentists10
3131 Pharmacists18
3142 Physiotherapists3
3152 Registered Nurses94
3215 Medical Radiation Technologists4
3222 Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists1
3233 Licensed Practical Nurses4
4151 Psychologists1
4152 Social Workers16
6241 Chefs6
6242 Cooks6
7215 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades8
7216 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades9
7241 Electricians (except Industrial and Power System)2
7242 Industrial Electricians4
7251 Plumbers1
7265 Welders and Related Machine Operators1
7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics5
7371 Crane Operators0
7372 Drillers and Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction1
8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service6
*The number of complete Federal Skilled Worker applications received as of July 29, 2011 is approximate.
**Once the cap has been reached, we can only accept applications for this occupation from people with an existing offer of arranged employment.
NOTE: Because application intake fluctuates, these figures are meant as a guide only. There is no guarantee that an application sent in now will fall within the cap.