Applicants wishing to be accepted through the Federal Skilled Worker Program must must meet a list of requirements before applying. These requirements include the following:
The individual wishing to apply for the Federal Skilled Worker Program must have work experience that has been:
An individual’s work experience for full-time will be considered eligible as long as the individual worked 30 hours/week over a span of 12 months.
An individual’s work experience for part-time will be considered eligible if:
Please note that all individuals who are interested in applying are required to prove the work duties they accomplished during this time are that of the duties found in the National Occupation Classification, under the individual’s chosen list.
Applicants who are interested in the Federal Skilled Worker program are required to take and submit a language test in order to demonstrate they have acquired adequate language abilities in order to properly establish themselves once in Canada. The language tests must evaluate the applicant’s abilities in:
To be considered through the Federal Skilled Worker Program, individuals wishing to apply must have level 7 language skills in all categories as outlined in Canadian Language Benchmark. Test results must be included in the applicant’s Express Entry profile and must have been acquired within the first two years of taking the test. If you have more questions about this procedure, please visit here.
Applicants applying for the Federal Skilled Worker Program must have:
Usually, applicants under the Federal Skilled Worker Program are required to prove they have obtained enough money so as to support and care for themselves as well as their family upon landing in Canada. However, an applicant is NOT required to show proof of their bank statement if:
Individuals interested in this program must:
Once all the requirements above have been met, the applicant will be analysed through a point system which will determine their eligibility within the Federal Skilled Worker Program. A passed assessment is considered 67/100 points. The specific factors the individual will be assessed under are:
If the applicant passes the assessment with 67/100 points, she or he will be entered into the Express Entry System.
For more details on the point system, please visit here.
Please note that it is possible for applicants to incorporate their partner (either spouse or common-law) along with their application. The partner who meets the requirements as seen above, is recommended to fill out the application as the primary applicant. Please see definitions of family members here for official descriptions of common-law partners.
If you are an interested employer, please contact us at the contact information here for more information.
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