Saturday, March 15, 2014

High Demand Professions for Canada Skilled Trades Immigration Program

March 6, 2014 by 
skilled trades program CanadaCanada Skilled Trades program is for those foreign skilled persons who wish to immigrate to Canada to live a better and healthy life. These trades persons have skills and experience but may not have higher educational qualifications. Foreign nationals can apply for the Canadian immigration under Skilled Trades program if they experience in any of the 43 high demand jobs which are divided into two groups.
Group A includes 17 jobs which are in moderate demand whereas group B includes 26 in-demand jobs. 43 jobs are eligible to apply under the Federal Skilled Trades program in the first year of the program. 
There is a total cap of 3000 applications for the first year of the program starting from May 4, 2013 to April 30, 2014. There is a sub cap of 100 applications for the occupations in the group A.
Applicants having a qualifying offer of employment or a certificate of qualification from a provincial or territorial apprenticeship authority will not fall under the annual cap.
Group A – Jobs with sub-caps of 100 applications each (and their corresponding 2011 NOC code)
  • 7202 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
  • 7204 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
  • 7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  • 7271 Carpenters
  • 7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  • 7302 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
  • 8211 Supervisors, logging and forestry
  • 8221 Supervisors, mining and quarrying
  • 8222 Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling services
  • 8241 Logging machinery operators
  • 8252 Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers
  • 9211 Supervisors, mineral and metal processing
  • 9212 Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities
  • 9214 Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
  • 9231 Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing
  • 9241 Power engineers and power systems operators
  • 9243 Water and waste treatment plant operators
Group B – no sub-caps (2011 NOC code)
  • 7231 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
  • 7233 Sheet metal workers
  • 7235 Structural metal and plate work fabricators and fitters
  • 7236 Ironworkers
  • 7237 Welders and related machine operators
  • 7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • 7242 Industrial electricians
  • 7243 Power system electricians
  • 7244 Electrical power line and cable workers
  • 7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers
  • 7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers
  • 7251 Plumbers
  • 7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
  • 7253 Gas fitters
  • 7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • 7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • 7313 Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  • 7314 Railway carmen/women
  • 7315 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
  • 7318 Elevator constructors and mechanics
  • 7371 Crane operators
  • 7372 Drillers and blasters – surface, mining, quarrying and construction
  • 7373 Water well drillers
  • 8231 Underground production and development miners
  • 8232 Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers
  • 9232 Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators
Citizenship and Immigration Canada will process the applications in the order in which the applications are received.
Source: http://www.visato.com/canada/high-demand-professions-canada-skilled-trades-immigration-program-20140306
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