Skilled worker category
This category is for people who have skills in particular occupations required in Canada. A recent work experience is the key factor in the skilled worker category as you are espected to find work as a permanent resident in Canada.
|The skilled worker's category selection is a point-based process. You have to earn a certain number of points or credits based on your level of education, your work experience, your age, your ability to speak one of the Canada official languages (French or English) , etc.|
First of all, you need to have a job offer from a Canadian employer or make sure your profession is on the National Occupational Classification (NOC) list in order to be considered.
- Education The points you score here are based on your degrees or diplomas and the number of years you spent in full-time or full-time equivalent study. It is important to note that your foreign degrees will be evaluated so that your education credentials are recognized in Canada.
- Work experience This is one of the most important factors for immigrating to Canada. As a skilled worker, you should have some work experience that can help you participate in Canada's economy.
- Language Proficiency Canada has two officials languges: English and French. Your ability to speak/read/write these languages will earn you some points here. This is essential to be able to communicate with people in the society as well as in your workplace.
- Age You can score the maximum point here when you are in the range from 21 to 49 at the time of the application.
- Arranged Employment in Canada You score points for a job that you have arranged before applying to come to Canada as a skilled worker.
- Adaptability You score points if you can show that you or your dependants can adapt to living in Canada (Previous work in Canada , Previous study in Canada, etc..).
For example, you earn 25 points for a masterís degree or PhD and at least 17 years of full-time or full-time equivalent study. You earn 5 points if you completed high school.
||Make sure you are eligible to immigrate to Canada as skilled worker before you send the application.|
This is one of the most important factors for immigrating to Canada. As a skilled worker, you should have some work experience that can help you participate in Canada's economy.
Taking into consideration that:
- you have a job offer from a Canadian employer or that your profession is on the National Occupational Classification (NOC)
- you've verified that you are eligible.