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Saskatchewan opens International Skilled Worker- Occupations In-Demand sub-category

Saskatchewan

For the first time in 2018, the Government of Saskatchewan has opened the International Skilled Worker- Occupations In-Demand sub-category under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program(SINP). The applications for the nomination certificate will be received on a first-come, first-served basis. More importantly, the applicants do not require a job offer.

International Skilled Worker- Occupations In-Demand sub-category

The International Skilled Worker- Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program(SINP) is not aligned to the  federal Express Entry system. Last intake to this category took place on August 2, 2017 and 1200 applications were accepted. This time, only 400 applications are being accepted.

In order to be eligible to apply under the International Skilled Worker- Occupations In-Demand sub-category, one must have:

  • -Proof of legal status, if currently residing in Canada
  • -Minimum language score of CLB 4
  • -Completed at least one year of post-secondary education or training comparable to the Canadian education system that resulted in a degree, diploma, certificate, or a certificate equivalent to a trade certificate
  • -Minimum one year of work experience(paid) in their field of education or training, which should be one of the in-demand occupations of Saskatchewan
  • -Proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if the profession requires mandatory certification or licensing in Saskatchewan
  • -Proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan
  • -A minimum score of 60 points out of 100 on the point assessment grid

In-demand occupations

Saskatchewan has 36 eligible in-demand occupations. Twelve out of these do not require professional licensure. They are:

NOC Occupation
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services
1112 Financial and investment analysts
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
2121 Biologists and related scientists
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0821 Managers in agriculture
0911 Manufacturing managers
0912 Utilities managers

Professions that require license

 

NOC OCCUPATION PATHWAY TO LICENSURE
0211 Engineering managers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2131 Civil engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2132 Mechanical engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
2151 Architects Refer to Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) notes
2154 Land surveyors Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS)
2173 Software engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
2173 Software designers Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS)
2175 Web designers and developer Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS)
4151 Psychologists College of Psychologists
4212 Social and community service workers Canadian Association of Social Workers
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants Ministry of Education
3211 Medical laboratory technologists Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists
3216 Medical sonographers Sonography Canada
6331 Meat cutters Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7231 Machinists Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7272 Cabinetmakers Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7311 Industrial mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)
7237 Welders Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC)

Contact us for more information on Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program(SINP) and other Canada Provincial Nominee  Programs

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