Wednesday, October 5, 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: 2,565 of 10,000 as of October 3, 2011

Applications received per eligible occupation:

Eligible Occupation
(by National Occupational Classification [NOC] code)
Number of Complete Applications Received*
0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers 229
0811 Primary Production Managers (except Agriculture)  23
1122 Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management (Cap reached)**
1233 Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners 36
2121 Biologists and Related Scientists 135
2151 Architects 73
3111 Specialist Physicians 113
3112 General Practitioners and Family Physicians 111
3113 Dentists 146
3131 Pharmacists 260
3142 Physiotherapists 30
3152 Registered Nurses (Cap reached)**
3215 Medical Radiation Technologists 14
3222 Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists 10
3233 Licensed Practical Nurses 55
4151 Psychologists 11
4152 Social Workers 84
6241 Chefs 22
6242 Cooks 50
7215 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades 25
7216 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades 47
7241 Electricians (except Industrial and Power System) 23
7242 Industrial Electricians 20
7251 Plumbers 4
7265 Welders and Related Machine Operators 9
7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics 9
7371 Crane Operators 1
7372 Drillers and Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction 2
8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service 23
*The number of complete Federal Skilled Worker applications received as of October 3, 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.